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Stephen King's It remake now confirmed for 2017 release

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The new take on Stephen King's It is finally locked down for a September 2017 release.

It's been a project that's gone through a few bumps to get this far, but Warner Bros has now confirmed that we'll finally see the new take on Stephen King's It in cinemas next year.

Stephen King's It © Den of Geek Stephen King's It Andy Muscetti, the director of Mama, is the man now helming the project, although it's unclear whether Will Poulter - who had been cast as Pennywise the Clown - remains involved. When we spoke to him earlier in the year, he did seem to cast doubt on this.

Cary Fukanaga had originally developed the new take on It, and indeed cast Poulter, but he exited the project last year, with creative differences between New Line Cinema and himself cited.

Now, though, Stephen King's It will arrive on September 7th 2017, with production due to start in earnest later this year. Once the casting is locked down, we'll pass the information on...

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