'It: Chapter Two': Everybody Loves A Clown, But Why Don't We? The 2017 movie It was a massive blockbuster, and became the highest-grossing R-rated horror film of all time. Adapting the Stephen King novel of the same name, it tells the story of seven misfit kids in the late 1980s, and a supernatural being that preys on children in a small town in Maine. The sequel revisits the kids 27 years later — they're now played by the likes of Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hader.
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'It: Chapter Two': Everybody Loves A Clown, But Why Don't We?

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'It: Chapter Two': Everybody Loves A Clown, But Why Don't We?

'It: Chapter Two': Everybody Loves A Clown, But Why Don't We?

'It: Chapter Two': Everybody Loves A Clown, But Why Don't We?

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Bill Skarsgård reprises the role of Pennywise in It: Chapter Two. Brooke Palmer/Warner Bros hide caption

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Bill Skarsgård reprises the role of Pennywise in It: Chapter Two.

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The 2017 movie It was a massive blockbuster, and became the highest-grossing R-rated horror film of all time. Adapting the Stephen King novel of the same name, it tells the story of seven misfit kids in the late 1980s, and a supernatural being that preys on children in a small town in Maine. The sequel revisits the kids 27 years later — they're now played by the likes of Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hader.

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