IT (novel) - Adaptations


In 1990, the novel was adapted into a television movie featuring John Ritter as Ben Hanscom, Harry Anderson as Richie Tozier, Tim Reid as Mike Hanlon, Annette O'Toole as Beverly Marsh, Richard Thomas as Bill Denbrough, Olivia Hussey as Audra Denbrough, Dennis Christopher as Eddie Kaspbrak, and Tim Curry in the lead role as the titular It.

On March 12, 2009, Warner Bros. announced that a new adaptation of Stephen King's novel had started. Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davison are set to produce. In 2010, the screenplay was being re-written by Dave Kajganich.

On September 21, 2010, film director Guillermo del Toro announced that he would like to direct new adaptations of the Stephen King novels It and Pet Sematary, but stated that he is very busy and unlikely to be able to make them soon.

On June 7, 2012, the Hollywood Reporter announced that the novel would be adapted into a two-part film, directed by Cary Fukunaga.

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