Save the date! IT back in cinemas in 2019

Pennywise in It. (Warner Bros)
Pennywise in It. (Warner Bros)

Cape Town – IT has officially surpassed The Exorcist as the highest grossing horror ever.

The Stephen King film adaptation has to date earned $266.1m domestically and $478.1m globally.

On Monday New Line Cinema and Warner Bros announced the official release date for the sequel.

Get ready to be scared once again when it hits cinemas on 6 September 2019. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter screenwriter Gary Dauberman has signed a deal to pen the script. 

While Vulture reports that director Andy Muschietti has made IT his top priority.

The sequel is set to take place in the present with the Losers Club grown up and will have flashbacks to the past. The adult cast have yet to be announced.

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