There seems to be plenty of other nations besides the United States getting excited over the new IT film, as you can see in this prank from Brazil below.
The prank is setup with a man in a Pennywise outfit hiding in a sewer drain. He’s accompanied by a kid posing as “Georgie” telling random individuals that his paper boat is lost in the sewer.
It continues with citizens attempting to reach for the boat, before “Pennywise” leaps out and scares them running into the streets.
It’s a rather terrifying prank, and one that accompanies the movie perfectly. Even Stephen King’s son Joe Hill was terrified by the new movie.
“Andres’ adaptation of IT is one of the 5 scariest films ever made,” Hill exclaimed. “It’s tremendously humane. You love the characters in it. But it is just relentlessly terrifying.”
“Only Jaws, The Exorcist, John Carpenter’s The Thing and Let the Right One In are scarier. It’s that good. It’s that brilliant.”
Meanwhile Bill Skarsgård has previously revealed that he’s been having nightmares from how terrifying an experience playing Pennywise was:
“It’s funny. I went back to Stockholm after we wrapped, and every night for two weeks, I had these strange recurring Pennywise dreams. I was him, but I was in the wrong setting, somehow. I was upset that people could see my face. It was surreal. I can’t explain it.”
A group of young kids face their biggest fears when they seek answers to the disappearance of children in their hometown of Derry, Maine. They square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
IT is currently in theaters.