There were some pretty cool anime drawings for IT‘s Pennywise the Clown, and naturally, anime and horror fans were intrigued.
Now, there appears to be some footage online, though only 13 seconds, it definitely gets the point across:
What if “IT” was an anime?? pic.twitter.com/EAKTbvUjF2
— Kev (@KevChelios) September 28, 2017
It’s based on Mike Anderson’s art, more of which can be found below:
The movie itself was nearly even more scary, as Bill Skarsgård revealed a very disturbing scene was cut which gave Pennywise a back story:
“There was a scene we shot that was a flashback from the 1600s, before Pennywise [was Pennywise].The scene turned out really, really disturbing. And I’m not the clown. I look more like myself. It’s very disturbing, and sort of a backstory for what It is, or where Pennywise came from. That might be something worth exploring in the second one. The idea is the ‘It’ entity was dormant for thousands and thousands of years. The [flashback] scene hints on that.”
“The book is very abstract and metaphysical about what it means to exist and the idea of fantasy and imagination and all of these things. I think that could be cool to explore as well. It’s like, what is Pennywise? He only exists in the imagination of children. If you don’t believe him to be real then he might not be real. There’s an interesting aspect to explore there.”
IT is currently playing in theaters everywhere.