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Does ‘It Chapter Two’ Have a Post-Credits Scene?

  • The Wrap
Does ‘It Chapter Two’ Have a Post-Credits Scene?
“It Chapter Two” is probably the peak — in terms of box office performance and general awareness — of what is quite a year for screen adaptations of the works of Stephen King. With “Pet Sematary,” “Doctor Sleep” and “It Chapter Two” on the big screen along with a new season of “Castle Rock,” the frequency of Stephen King adaptations is at a level we haven’t seen in decades.

Based on the adult-focused parts of Stephen King’s iconic novel, “It Chapter Two” takes place 27 years after the first film. The Losers Club, now adults who have gone their separate ways, reluctantly reunite in Derry to fulfill the blood oath they made to each other and finish off the evil Pennywise once and for all. Director/writer pair Andy Muschietti and Gary Dauberman return, with James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone and Andy Bean playing
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‘It: Chapter Two’: Bill Hader on Richie’s Sexuality, His On-Set Injury and Cast B12 Shots

  • Variety
While it was never explicitly stated that Richie Tozier is gay in Stephen King’s novel “It,” the movie “It: Chapter Two” heavily implies that he is.

“That was something that we talked about when I arrived,” Bill Hader, who plays the adult Richie in director Andy Muschietti’s second and final “It” film, says on this week’s “The Big Ticket,” Variety and iHeart’s movie podcast. “I learned about all this stuff about people thinking they’re gay and not knowing if they’re gay and that it was implied in the book. I think Stephen King said he never thought of it that way but he likes the interpretation. I talked to Andy about it and we had a long conversation. We just decided, ‘Oh, let’s just do it.’”

While Richie doesn’t discuss his sexuality in the film, Hader said of Richie, “Hopefully, he has an understanding of,
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Bev's Love Triangle Comes to a Head in It Chapter 2 - Here's Who She Ends Up With

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Just like the Derry sewers are full of killer clowns, this article is full of It Chapter Two spoilers - beware of what's ahead!

The average audience member heading into It Chapter Two likely isn't expecting romance. After all, a movie about a demonic child-eating clown isn't exactly an aphrodisiac, right? Against all odds, though, director Andy Muschietti manages to squeeze in a few romantic moments between the members of the Losers Club. Not only are Richie's unrequited feelings for pal Eddie explored more explicitly than they are in Stephen King's original novel, but we also get a satisfying conclusion to the love triangle between Beverly, Bill, and Ben.

When we first check in with the now-adult characters, 27 years after the events of the first film, Beverly (Jessica Chastain) has grown up to become a successful fashion designer. She's also married the co-owner of her business, who happens to
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It Chapter Two Cast Celebrates Box Office Success with Fun Look Behind-the-Scenes

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It Chapter Two Cast Celebrates Box Office Success with Fun Look Behind-the-Scenes
In celebration of this past Friday's lucrative release, It Chapter Two cast members are taking to social media to give fans a glimpse behind the scenes of the bloody sequel. Finn Wolfhard, who plays the young Richie Tozier, posted a delightful photo showing just how much he has grown since the first film, James McAvoy (Bill Denbrough) shared a handful of selfies in front of notable locations and Jessica Chastain took the time to post a hilarious and blood-filled image of herself.

Despite its mixed reviews that resulted in a 63% on Rotten Tomatoes from critics and an 80% from the audience, It Chapter Two dominated the box office with a $91 million opening in North America. Although it is far short from its record-setting first installment which had a $123 million debut, it is a promising start for the follow-up, and the cast is feeling the excitement.

Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard posted
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Hot Toys’ It Chapter Two Movie Masterpiece Series Pennywise figure revealed

Hot Toys has revealed its 1:6 scale Movie Masterpiece Series Pennywise collectible figure which is based on the appearance of Bill Skarsgard as the malevolent being in Andy Mushietti’s Stephen King adaptation It Chapter Two; check out the promotional images below and head on over to Sideshow to pre-order…

See Also: Pennywise gets the Cosbaby treatment with Hot Toys’ It Chapter Two collectibles

Hot Toys is thrilled to introduce the one-of-a-kind 1/6th scale Pennywise collectible figure inspired by the Dancing Clown emerges from sewers of Derry!

The movie-accurate figure is masterfully crafted based on Bill Skarsgård’s portrayal of Pennywise in It Chapter Two, features two newly developed head sculpts with incredible likeness and demonic yellow eyes including a smiling head sculpt and a fanged head sculpt revealing layers of pointed teeth, signature grey-white outfit with sophisticated tailoring and ruffle detailing. An array of accessories including an infamous red balloon,
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Pennywise gets the Cosbaby treatment with Hot Toys’ It Chapter Two collectibles

Hot Toys has unveiled its new line of Cosbabies for the Stephen King adaptation It Chapter Two which includes three variations of the movie’s terrifying malevolent being Pennywise; check out the promotional images here…

Based on the latest blockbuster It Chapter 2, Hot Toys is thrilled to officially introduce the brand new Cosbaby line-up featuring the terrifying Pennywise! This unforgettable character with bright orange hair wearing vintage clown costume will come in various poses and signature props including, Pennywise, Pennywise with Balloon, and Pennywise with Broken Arm to recreate the most iconic scenes from the movie! Each Cosbaby from this series stands approximately 10.5 – 11.5cm in height.

Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, “It Chapter Two” brings the characters—who’ve long since gone their separate ways—back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.

It Chapter Two sees Bill Skarsgard
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Why ‘It: Chapter Two’ Conquered the Box Office

  • Variety
Warner Bros. and New Line’s “It: Chapter Two” provided a necessary lift to a lagging domestic box office, dominating over the competition with $91 million in North America. Though it fell short of the first film’s record-breaking $123 million debut in 2017, those figures still represent a promising result.

“Unless you’re ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ you’re not fishing for a record with a three-hour movie,” Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with Comscore, said of inaugural ticket sales. “‘It: Chapter Two’ will be about the longterm playability more than the opening weekend pop.”

The return of Pennywise, the demonic clown (portrayed by Bill Skarsgard) at the center of “It” and its sequel, came at a welcome time for Warner Bros., which was in need of a boost after a dreary summer showing. The studio closed out popcorn season with notable misses including “The Kitchen” and “Blinded by the Light,” but “It:
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It’s Bill Skarsgard open to returning as Pennywise in the future

Bill Skarsgard has stated he would be open to returning as Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the It franchise in the future if Warner Bros. intends on making a third movie.

In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly to coincide with the release of It Chpater Two, Skarsgard expressed his interest in returning to the iconic role if the film had the right approach to it:

“It would have to be the right type of approach to it,” Skarsgård explained. “The book ends where the second movie ends, so that is the final chapter of this story. There is this interesting aspect of going back in time before all this happened. There might be a story there that might be worth exploring. Obviously that would be a story that’s not in the book, it would be a freestanding story, but obviously within the same universe. So, there might be something interesting out of it.
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‘It Chapter Two’ Filmmakers Break Down The Ritual of Chüd & Adapting Stephen King’s Cosmic Mythology

Pennywise is back and more vicious than ever before in It Chapter Two, director Andy Muschietti's followup to his record-smashing 2017 adaptation of Stephen King's It. Set up 27 years after the events of the first film, Chapter Two picks up with the adult Losers club -- James McAvoy's Bill Denbrough, Jessica Chastain's Beverly Marsh, Bill Hader's Richie Tozier, Jay Ryan's Ben Hanscom, James Ransone's Eddie Kaspbrak, Isaiah Mustafah's Mike Hanlon and Andy Bean's Stanley Uris -- when the child-eating creature known as It returns from slumber with a rather literal …
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Win An It Chapter Two Prizepack

Comscore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian reported:”Opening in 75 International markets this weekend (breaking records in many), Warner Bros.’ ‘It Chapter Two’ pulled in $94 million from a whopping 25,945 screens. Together with the $91 million North American results, the worldwide opening weekend amounts to $185 million. In addition, the film scared up $9 million on the global IMAX network.”

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Evil resurfaces in Derry as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club—young and adult—in a return to where it all began with “It Chapter Two.”

The film is Muschietti’s follow-up
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It Chapter Two opens to $185 million worldwide

Pennywise the Dancing Clown returned to cinemas this weekend for his final confrontation with The Losers’ Club in It Chapter Two, and while the Stephen King adaptation fell slightly short of box office tracking, the sequel has delivered the second biggest ever opening for a horror movie behind its 2017 predecessor.

Domestically, It Chapter Two claimed top spot at the box office with $91 million; that’s some $32.4 million short of Chapter One, although it did top the first movie’s $66 million international haul with $94 million from the overseas market for a global opening of $185 million, leaving it just $4 million short worldwide.

See Also: It Chapter Two & The Gay Community

The first It went on to amass a huge global total of $700.4 million, and while Chapter Two isn’t going to match that figure, it should still find itself amongst the highest grossing horrors come the end of its run, particularly if
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It Chapter Two review – funhouse theatrics with little emotional punch

This carnivalesque sequel throws in shocks aplenty and homages to horror classics, but it lacks depth and precision

In the wake of the record-breaking success of 2017’s It, this follow-up brings the Stephen King story to an end, not with a whimper but with several spectacular bangs. More epic in both scope and length than its predecessor (the running time outstrips even Tarantino’s ultra-indulgent Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Andy Muschietti’s good-looking sequel has visual style to spare as it pits its now-adult antiheroes against an ever-expanding creepshow of shrieking scary monsters and crawly super creeps. From giant, drooling clowns to grotesque insect apparitions and spiderlike shape-shifters, It Chapter Two doesn’t skimp on the funhouse theatrics, even riffing on a quotable moment from John Carpenter’s The Thing, which remains a monstrous benchmark for mind-bending 80s horror. Yet in stretching its canvas so far, the film
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Movie Review – It Chapter Two (2019)

It Chapter Two, 2019.

Directed by Andy Muschietti.

Starring James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Skargard, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Teach Grant, Jaeden Martell, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, and Nicholas Hamilton.

Synopsis:

Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

Making a successful sequel to a hit horror movie is one thing, but doing so when the source material for the sequel already exists, and said source material is famously difficult to adapt no less, is a commanding challenge for any filmmaker.

So it’s not terribly surprising – though certainly somewhat disappointing – that It Chapter Two is quite the step down from its tight, smoothly controlled predecessor, which decisively one-upped its 1990 TV-movie forebear while paying (mostly) studious
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It Chapter Two Takes Some Serious Twists and Turns - Here's How It All Shakes Out

It Chapter Two Takes Some Serious Twists and Turns - Here's How It All Shakes Out
Warning: Major spoilers ahead for It Chapter Two!

It Chapter Two, the highly anticipated sequel to 2017's remake of It, is here and ready to scare our clown noses right off. Directed by Andy Muschietti, the sequel leaps 27 years after the first movie ends and finds the Losers all grown up and living their own lives until they're drawn back to Derry to defeat Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Bill Skarsgard) once and for all. All grown up, Bill (James McAvoy), Beverly (Jessica Chastain), Eddie (James Ransone), Stanley (Andy Bean), Richie (Bill Hader), Ben (Jay Ryan), and Mike (Isaiah Mustafa) have been away from the town for so long that most barely remember their childhoods . . . except for Mike and Stanley, who becomes so frightened by the prospect of facing Pennywise that he commits suicide.

While diehard fans of the novel and the previous adaptations may find many similarities and the movie
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Unsurprisingly, It Chapter Two Is Seriously Twisted

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Warning: Major spoilers ahead for It Chapter Two!

It Chapter Two, the highly anticipated sequel to 2017's remake of It, is here and ready to scare our clown noses right off. Directed by Andy Muschietti, the sequel leaps 27 years after the first movie ends and finds the Losers all grown up and living their own lives until they're drawn back to Derry to defeat Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Bill Skarsgard) once and for all. All grown up, Bill (James McAvoy), Beverly (Jessica Chastain), Eddie (James Ransone), Stanley (Andy Bean), Richie (Bill Hader), Ben (Jay Ryan), and Mike (Isaiah Mustafa) have been away from the town for so long that most barely remember their childhoods . . . except for Mike and Stanley, who becomes so frightened by the prospect of facing Pennywise that he commits suicide.

While diehard fans of the novel and the previous adaptations may find many similarities and the movie
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It Chapter Two Is A Solid Conclusion But Doesn't "Float" As Well As The First - Movie Review

It Chapter Two is the sequel to 2017’s horror thriller based on Stephen King’s iconic book. Andy Muschietti returns as director and is joined by the entire original cast including adult versions of their characters played by Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, and Andy Bean. The film takes place 27 years after the events of the first, as the evil entity Pennywise reawakens and terrorizes their hometown of Derry once again. But does this movie improve on its predecessor and deliver big on the thrills or should keep on floating by this one?

Watch the 60-second review from One Minute Critic:

You can check out more 1-minute reviews on One Minute Critic's Instagram or Youtube page.
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‘It Chapter Two’ Review: ‘Let’s Kill This Clown’

The story of It is actually pretty simple: six kids band together to fight an ancient evil, and then have to regroup 27 years later to stop it again. It is one of Stephen King's most complete novels, even if he wrote it in a week thanks to the magic of cocaine. I kid, of course, but the novel It was fueled by that powdery drug, and readers could tell by some of the bigger shocking moments of the novel. In 2017, Warner Bros. attempted to adapt the 1,200 page book into a two-part film, one part focusing on the kids, and the second part telling the adults' story. And now It Chapter Two is in theaters, wrapping up the "simple" story with as many scares as it can pack into its nearly 3 hour run time.

It Chapter Two picks up 27 years later as Mike Hanlon (Isaiah Mustafa), the only member of
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It: Chapter Two Critics Review, Rating, Cast and Crew

"It: Chapter Two"; Cast: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Bill Skarsgard; Direction: Andy Muschietti; Rating: ** and 1/2

What happens when you have a wafer-thin story and want to stretch the narrative for nearly three hours? You would definitely land up with an incredulous plot with a subjective scheme.

This is exactly what Director Andy Muschietti has indulged in, in his latest, supernatural horror, "It: Chapter Two", which is based on the 1986 novel "It" by Stephen King.

Like its prequel, "Chapter Two", too is a popcorn flick built in an erratic, episodic structure with endless jump scares and chase sequences that at times work and at times feel forced. This would surely frustrate those who expect certain dynamics in drama and suspense. Nevertheless, the plot is engaging and it does quickly begin to feel like an inconsequential gauntlet that must be endured, rather than enjoyed.

The proceedings of "It: Chapter Two
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The Best Stephen King Movie Adaptations

Ej Moreno on the best Stephen King movies…

After 40 years and 100 adaptations, the work of Stephen King still speaks to viewers. In just 2019 alone, we’ve had several feature films based on his work in Pet Sematary, It Chapter Two and Doctor Sleep, along with several television shows.

Starting in 1976 with Carrie, the work of King has impacted audiences worldwide with his hard-hitting stories and wild ideas. Filmmakers have used King words to inspire some of their very best work, with several of the films taking home Academy Awards.

In this video, Ej Moreno looks at ten of the very best Stephen King film adaptions. The only rule going forward is the film must find a balance between the original material and its own ideas. Sorry, The Shining fans, but this film isn’t as high as you’d hope…

See Also: Watch our It Chapter Two review here

If you enjoy this video,
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‘It: Chapter Two’ to Give Box Office a Jolt With $100 Million Opening

  • Variety
Giving the sagging box office a jolt, “It: Chapter Two” is heading for as much as $100 million in its opening weekend in North America, early estimates showed Friday.

Warner Bros. is adhering to its $90 million forecast for the horror sequel but rival studios projected a nine-figure launch frame. The figure is $23 million less than the 2017 debut of “It,” but it’s also the best opening since “The Lion King” premiered with $191.8 million during its July 19-21 opening frame.

Should it top $100 million, “It: Chapter Two” will the first non-Disney title to open above that mark this year and fifth following “Avengers: Endgame,” “The Lion King,” “Toy Story 4” and “Captain Marvel.”

The sequel is debuting at 4,570 domestic locations in the widest launch ever for an R-rated film. “It: Chapter 2” will easily surpass the opening for last year’s “Halloween,” which scored $76 million for the second-biggest horror movie launch of all time.
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