|Directed by||:||Andy Muschietti||Produced by||:||Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Seth Grahame-Smith||Based on||:||It by Stephen King||Starring||:||Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgård||Production company||:||Ratpac-Dune Entertainment, Vertigo Entertainment, Lin Pictures||Country||:||United States|
IT MOVIE’S OPENING SCENE HAS A REAL, NON-SCARY ALTERNATE VERSION
IT was one of the biggest box office hits of 2017, setting horror movie records and earning accolades from both critics and moviegoers. And it did that despite the fact a lot of people can’t bear to watch anything too scary, which was kind of a problem for a film that opens up with a clown in a sewer biting off a young boy’s arm before dragging him to his death. But if you were one of the people who never saw the rest of the movie because you couldn’t handle that first terrible moment, the movie’s creators actually made a real, non-terrifying version you will find more digestible than Georgie.
This alternate version of the opening scene, when Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise lured young Jackson Robert Scott’s Georgie and his yellow raincoat to the gutter, looks exactly the same and isn’t any less creepy until Georgie reaches in to get his paper boat, which in the movie ended with him losing his arm.