The horror thriller It is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. Bill Skarsgård (“Hemlock Grove”) stars as the story’s central villain, Pennywise. The ensemble of young actors includes Finn Wolfhard (“Stranger Things”), Jaeden Lieberher (Midnight Special), Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Nicholas Hamilton, and Jackson Robert Scott, making his film debut. Directed by Andy Muschietti (Mama).