12 September 2017 1:01 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It hasn't even been in theaters for a week, but if the movie didn't make another dime at the box office, it would be considered a success. With a massive $123 million opening weekend domestically, the movie is already closing in on $200 million worldwide and is going to be one of the biggest horror movies ever made. So it is hard to call into question any of the decisions that director Andy Muschietti made while adapting Stephen King's beloved novel for the big screen. As it turns out, one of the decisions he considered making was to have Pennywise turn into Freddy Krueger.

Andy Muschietti recently spoke with Aint It Cool News following the successful opening weekend of It. During the course of the conversation, the director revealed that turning Pennywise into Freddy Krueger, one of the most legendary icons in the history of horror, was on the table. But ultimately, »


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