And now for a musical interlude: Neighbors, neighbors, neighbors. They track him back to the same place they found him before, but this time they discover that they will have to venture further down the rabbit hole than they did before. It’s the ultimate “get the hell off my lawn” move. Contains spoilers. Pennywise the Dancing Clown: Pennywise is It's favorite disguise, which the creature uses to lure children. Not much is known about the Deadlights, but that is where Pennywise claims to be from, sometimes going so far as to claim that he is the Deadlights. But what, exactly, is It? But could Pennywise have secretly survived? In the first film — 2017s It — the children of Derry, Maine are tormented and hunted by Pennywise the Dancing Clown, who is clearly far more than just a demented circus performer. It was the impact of ITs death that nearly destroyed Derry with the record 1985 spring storm. In the book, he is described as being a scruffy, typical ten year old boy. At the end of the film, the characters go their separate ways, leave Derry behind again and finally find some peace with the evil defeated. Get your gears turning with hundreds of puzzles, with new ones added each week - and enjoy a seven day free trial! Admittedly, Ricky Calwell from Silent Night, Deadly Night is a gag character but no … In other words, if you haven’t seen IT Chapter 2 yet, look away…. Could IT Chapter 2 be the best Stephen King film ever? “So, if you go back and back and back and back, you’ll see a lot of drama.”. With the "it: Chapter 2" movie coming out, Pennywise, or The Dead Lights, would be an excellent addition to the game. Pennywise isn't really a demon clown. Mike goes to the butcher shop to make a delivery. It’s weird and it’s surreal because some of them are really big stars and they’re coming in to your thing," he shared. After a couple of failed attempts, Pennywise/It’s end in the film seems pretty final, with the deadly clown and his lair disintegrating in the film’s conclusion and the Losers’ Club finally able to go their separate ways with their memories intact. “But, as we all know the mythology is very rich, and in Stephen King’s book Pennywise has been around for a million years, he’s been in contact with humans for at least five hundred years, and he comes back every 27 years. Pennywise is Not Dead As the sightings of Pennywise in Stephen King’s novels suggest, Pennywise is not actually dead. Unfortunately, the ritual doesn’t work – but the gang realise that Pennywise/It changes form depending on their perception of him, and that in certain forms – including a leper he’d used to scare Eddie (James Ransome) – he’s weaker and able to be killed. "Off camera, I get to hang out with the entire adult cast now. Thanks! Although It lived on planet Earth for many years, It originated in a void/dimension outside the regions of space known as the Macroverse. Unfortunately I have come to think the same of Pennywise. In the scene, Pennywise shows up in the sewer and offers Georgie the boat as well, but the actual death is left out — probably because it is incredibly gruesome. He grew up in Hermosa Beach, California. When Tom Rogan sees Its true form, he fell down dead. Ricky Caldwell. 3. It is a miniseries and film based on the Stephen King book of the same name. - September 6, 2019 07:58 pm EDT. 604 views By entering your details, you are agreeing to Radio Times privacy policy. According to It Chapter Two, the answer is yes (most likely). They taunt him until he shrinks down extremely tiny and is incapacitated by his feebleness. The neighbors are using the agreement as a club with which to beat President* Pennywise. New movies coming out in September 2019 – UK film release dates, Both generations of It’s Losers Club came together onstage and it was amazing, When will Stephen King’s Castle Rock be released in the UK? Zach tells him to accept that Georgie is dead. Will there be another film starring Pennywise the Dancing Clown? In the final showdown between the friends and Pennywise, they group discovers that belittling the murderous clown is a weakness, and cause him to decrease in size. D-E-D, normal human, dead. Pennywise was formed in 1988 by Thirsk along with singer Jim Lindberg, guitarist Fletcher Dragge, and drummer Byron McMackin. Warning: Spoilers ahead for IT Chapter Two. However, in the Macroverse, Its true form is implied to be the Deadlight. That Pennywise is dead. Muschietti went on to say that he would consider directing a Pennywise prequel “eventually,” so the door’s definitely open for the dancing clown to return. Sign up to get alerts for movie news, reviews and recommendations plus receive television and entertainment email newsletters from our award-winning editorial team. Roland Deschain, the Last Gunslinger, of the Line Of Arthur Eld couldn’t kill it completely. You can unsubscribe at any time. The death scenes are much less gory than in the book. But is Pennywise really dead after their final showdown in the caverns under Derry, Maine? "It’s going to be a very different shooting experience with all adults, for sure, but it will be fun. It is a shapechanger and has no set form. Starring James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Bill Hader among others as the older version of the 2017 film’s lead characters, Chapter 2 expands on the original movie’s action for a final confrontation with the titular monster It, also known by its most common form Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Bill Skarsgård). One specific group of kids, the Losers' Club, figure out where Pennywise's lair resides, and they set off on a mission to stop him. While successful in their goal, it's made very clear that Pennywise is not gone, and that he intends to return with a vengeance. In his 1988 novel The Tommyknockers, set three years after the events of IT, a character visits Derry and thinks he sees a “clown with shiny silver-dollar eyes” watching him from the sewers, while another character hallucinated red balloons (Pennywise’s trademark) coming from the sewers during his own visit. 1. The clown form features heavily in the story. Its real form as seeing in human's knowledge is a giant black spider, which is implied by Audrey to be actually female. Please Note - Spoilers Below for It: Chapter 2. Anyone who sees the … Already have an account with us? Is there room for a third chapter, or is Warner Bros closing the book on Pennywise for good? She knows it’s coming, doesn’t want it, but knows she has to go through with it.” It is the primary antagonist of Stephen King's 1986 novel It. #ITMovie pic.twitter.com/x6YZ5wUa7y. Disney+: Every Live-Action Christmas Movie You Can Watch, 'Jackass' Stars Johnny Knoxville and Steve-O Hospitalized After Stunt, Bam Margera Says, Christmas Movies: Top 10 Highest-Grossing Festive Flicks of All Time, Justin Timberlake: 'Palmer' Trailer Stirs up Conversation Around Infamous Hand-Holding Scandal, Chadwick Boseman Fans Believe His 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Performance Deserves an Oscar, Creed's Scott Stapp to Play Frank Sinatra in Dennis Quaid's Ronald Reagan Biopic, Whitney Houston Biopic Has Found Its Star, 'It's a Wonderful Life': How to Watch the Christmas Classic in Color This Season. Many factors are toned down in this film, however, such as gore; the most blood seen in the movie is blood created by Pennywise with balloons, or coming out of the sink, and therefore not a character's blood. Pennywise is an American punk rock band from Manhattan Beach, California, formed in 1988.The band took its name from the evil clown monster from the Stephen King horror novel It.. I'll admit, I've loved the book since i was a kid and so I know half of my issues with him being in DBD would be from fan girl overthinking. Skarsgård has previously spoken about filming the new movie, saying that there were some very big differences between working with the young Losers' Club actors on the first film and the grown-ups in the new film. ", "They’re joining the band, in a way. “Basically he’s playing a dead hand. It: Chapter 2 has finally debuted for terrified audiences around the nation, and with it we now know what happens to Pennywise in the end. While Pennywise is definitely dead and Stephen King’s It novel has been fully adapted, a spin-off is still possible. In the first film — 2017s It — the children of Derry, Maine are tormented and hunted by Pennywise the Dancing Clown, who is clearly far more than just a demented circus performer. Whether it’s his creepy smile, shapeshifting ability or the sinister side that makes him one of the most evil monsters ever put to film, you have to agree that he has a certain allure about him. Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences. When feeding, It takes the form of whatever Its victim fears most. In It: Chapter 2, the Losers return, all grown up, and once again find themselves tormented by Pennywise. I've come up with a pretty cool power for him as well, which I think is pretty balanced as well, I just need some perk ideas for Bill and Beverly. I think the Pennywise from IT was slain, dead and gone, especially since Mr. King said that he was done with clowns. But how does the movie end? Pennywise uses its Deadlights to break a person's mind because one look at the Deadlights will make a person go insane due to it not being able to be comprehended by a human mind. Additionally, Bill Skarsgård returns as Pennywise, and he again delivers a terrifying performance as the nightmarish clown. Assuming Pennywise is dead, probably not – but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for a prequel movie, especially considering Pennywise/It has been terrorising Derry every 30 … We’ve dissected the film’s ending and sequel possibilities below, but beware – we’re delving into spoiler territory here, and even if you’ve read the book there are a few changes that you might not want to read about too early. IT Chapter Two is in cinemas now, after the success of the the first film in 2017. Behind the door around the alley, he hears what sounds like screaming and pounding. Like most kids in Derry, he believes that the town is not right and that there is something evil lurking in the depths of the town. 2. 4. Accordingly, the gang force Pennywise to become small and weak, after which they’re able to remove his still-beating heart and crush it in their hands, finally ending his reign of terror. The Losers’ Club are back in new Stephen King adaptation IT Chapter Two, which catches up with the small-town heroes 27 years after they first faced off with the terrifying shape-shifting monster cutting a swathe through their hometown of Derry, Maine. Pennywise the dancing clown is back terrorising fans and the … In 2017's It, Beverly sees the deadlights when Pennywise unhinges his jaw, giving her a peek at his true form. Pennywise The Dancing Clown from Stephen King’s story IT is arguably one of the most fascinating villains in horror history. You can unsubscribe at any time. This is despite the fact that viewers watched ‘The Losers Club’ shoot him … The Deadlights are the true form of Pennywise/IT. George Denborough's photo, when Bill examines his brother's photo album. But there are other worlds than these and each King book is a different level of the Tower, so maybe those sightings are just echoes of Pennywise bouncing through todash and the Tower. Between their 1991 self-titled debut and 2005's The Fuse, Pennywise released an album every two years on Epitaph Records, a label owned by Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz. By Stephen Andrew Pennywise is the one who’s directing all of this. After his death, Pennywise begins disintegrating and his underground lair collapses as well, forcing the Losers to escape – but they’re forced to leave behind Eddie, who was mortally wounded by It earlier in the battle and died. It is a shape-shifting creature known as a Glamour who is billions of years old. All rights reserved. It thought that maybe the Turtle was dead, had been dead for the last billion years or so. Get £10 off the fantastic 1000W Cooks Professional Stand Mixer, Whip up some of your best bakes yet with this powerful and easy-to-use stand mixer, Find out more and see our cover come to life. Audiences flocked to theaters to be terrified by IT's namesake monster, also known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Bill Skarsgård), the malevolent shape-shifting entity that haunts the small town of Derry, Maine. “This is the conclusion of the book, so there is no part three. The one and only Pennywise. It's out of her control. Mike then sees Pennywise, but is nearly run over by the Bowers gang in a car. For just £25 enjoy a tasting trio and learn from a Laithwaite's wine expert! Assuming Pennywise is dead, probably not – but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for a prequel movie, especially considering Pennywise/It has been terrorising Derry every 30 years or so for centuries before we first see him onscreen. "They’re stepping into the thing that me and [director] Andy [Muschietti] and the kids did. The Deadlights are orange writhing lights that exist in Todash Darkness. You're now subscribed to our newsletter. Jason Matthew Thirsk (December 25, 1967 – July 29, 1996) was the bass player of the California punk rock band Pennywise from 1988 through his death in 1996. It: Chapter 2 has finally debuted for terrified audiences around the nation, and with it we now know what happens to Pennywise in the end. The aspect of the Crimson King that lives under Derry sometimes takes on his physicality to use to frighten his victims. They’re all really cool and talented people, so I think they will bring a lot to the table.”. It: Chapter 2 stars James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone and Andy Bean as the adults, but the actors who originated the younger roles in Chapter 1 (Wyatt Oleff, Sophia Lillis, Jack Dylan Grazer, Finn Wolfhard, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Chosen Jacobs) appear again, as well. In … It: Chapter 2 is now playing in theaters everywhere. Entertainment Tonight/TV Guide Network. Since Its true identity is unclear, due to its shape-shifting abilities and being from another universe, Its real name and species are called Deadlights, but few know this, which is why it is referred to as IT. Mike flees. It is confusing as hell trying to figure out exactly what Pennywise is and narrowing it down to a tee without ruining the horror at the same time. Everything you need to know about the new horror series. Beverly then reaches into his chest and pulls out his heart, and the Losers all place their hands on it and crush it together. However I just don't see him being in the game without it being a severely diluted version which would just turn him into a … This is the end of the journey of the Losers against Pennywise,” director Andy Muschietti told CinePOP. More intriguingly, in King’s 2001 novel Dreamcatcher, a statue dedicated to victims of a Derry flood (and It/Pennywise) has been defaced with graffiti reading “PENNYWISE LIVES.” So does this mean that King (and, by extension, this movie franchise) isn’t done with the killer clown after all? For more information about how we hold your personal data, please see our privacy policy. IT Chapter Two confirms Pennywise the Dancing Clown's origins, and here's a complete breakdown of the mythology of the creature known as IT.First introduced in the pages of Stephen King's It novel in 1986, the blood-thirsty clown, Pennywise, has become one of the most recognizable and terrifying faces in horror. After being tormented by the shapeshifting monster throughout the movie, in the end our heroes manage to collect their individual “artefacts” (random possessions they’d left behind in Derry with significance to their earlier clash with him), ready to burn in the special Ritual of Chud discovered by Mike (Isiah Mustafa). Pennywise was a manifestation of IT, the giant alien spider. Everything about director Andy Muschietti's adaptation of Stephen King's IT is monstrous, including its record-setting opening weekend box office take of $117-million. Copyright 2020 PopCulture.com. Well, the film doesn’t seem to suggest this is a possibility – but author Stephen King, whose classic horror novel was adapted to form both IT movies, has occasionally hinted that the supernatural being may have lingered after the Losers’ Club’s final victory. It, also called Pennywise the Dancing Clown or the Deadlights, is an otherworldly entity that plagues the town of Derry, Maine every 27 years. 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