Dead Mouse Productions recently released an extended six-minute trailer for Pennywise: The Story of IT, a documentary about the 1990 TV movie adaptation of Stephen King‘s IT.
The doc features much of the cast and crew talking about the adaptation, many of whom you’ll see in the trailer. This includes Seth Green, who played young Richie Tozier, and even the great Tim Curry, who played Pennywise.
Click on over to the other side for more info on Pennywise: The Story of IT and to check out the extended trailer.
For the third straight day this Sunday, I found myself inside the Cinema Village in Manhattan for the FEARnyc film festival. The festival, which lasts through Thursday night, is directed by John Capo and features over 65 horror films ranging from world premieres to classics. General admission tickets are only $12 ($8 for seniors), and the festival pass is $125 for all events.
Sunday afternoon started with a double shot of Stephen King love, but not in the way you’re probably expecting. Rather than show King adaptations, FEARnyc presented the NYC premieres of both the short documentary Resurrecting Carrie followed by the feature-length doc Unearthed and Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary. Resurrecting Carrie was directed by Michael Stever and is about the revival of Carrie: The Musical. While the Carrie novel and film were some of King’s biggest hits, the musical was an all-time bust when it debuted in the 80s. The 13-minute documentary features interviews with film star Piper Laurie, King collaborators, and cast and crew of the updated musical.