Will Poulter to play the evil clown in ‘It’ remake. The English actor and producer is highly recognized for his roles in Son of Rambow and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and now he has been the one chosen to portray,
the much sought-after role of Pennywise – the evil monster who lured in children disguised as a clown – in the upcoming remake of Stephen King’s horror classic.
According to Variety movie website,
‘True Detective’ creator Cary Fukunaga will direct the production, which will be split into two horrifying feature films.
And Cary is believed to have been blown away by the 22-year-old star’s audition, after previously considering older actors including Mark Rylance and Ben Mendelsohn for the role.
In he first ‘It’ story was all about,
a group of outcast kids who come together over summer break to take on the monster that’s haunting their town.
Poulter will star with in ‘The Revenant’Leonardo DiCaprio.
Poulter is from Hammersmith, London, the son of a former nurse, and Neil Poulter, a professor of cardiology.