Filming finally starts on Stephen King’s It remake

It. (Photo: YouTube)
It. (Photo: YouTube)

Cape Town – It’s been seven years since the announcement of Stephen King’s Itremake, and now it looks like filming has finally begun.

Mama director Andres Muschietti confirmed this fact by taking to his Instagram account to post a photo of his director’s chair emblazoned with the title of the film It, in bloody red letters.

See the post here:

Day one

A photo posted by Andy Muschietti (@andy_muschietti) on

The two-part remake, which is set to star Bill Skarsgard as the evil, supernatural Pennywise the clown, will reportedly focus on the group of friend as adults as they face the possibility of returning home to once again fight Pennywise as they did decades ago.

The cast also includes Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, and Jeremy Ray Taylor.

The first film in the two-part remake will be in theatres in the US on 8 September 2017.

To celebrate this scary film in-the-making, take a look at some scenes from the 1990 film here: