That Bill Skarsgård isn’t part of the awards season discussion for the year’s best actor is a crime.
Cinema’s creepiest genre has yielded its fair share of riches in 2019, from the box office dynamite of Stephen King’s killer clown through to the gore-soaked determination of Samara Weaving’s bride in Ready or Not . This year has yielded ghost stories, animal attacks and even a possessed dress, in one of the most varied, diverse horror periods in many years. Here are the best scary offerings from 2019, based on UK release dates. Read more: Most incredible actor transformations of 2019 Best horror films of 2018 What happens to your brain when you watch a horror film?
“Sometimes you’re made to feel like you’re not good-looking enough to get a role,” the 40-year-old Scottish star said in an interview with The Telegraph.
The iconic Pennywise, the most recognisable scary clown in pop culture, returns in It: Chapter Two to terrorise the same children, albeit now grown up, that it haunted in It. While there's no doubting the legacy of fear that the creature has left behind, the movie feels far too long to be an effective horror movie. The film is set 27 years after the events of 2017's It, when a group of children defeated an unspeakable horror that took the form of a frightening clown.
Parents in Brisbane are saying that billboards for new horror sequel It: Chapter Two is giving their children nightmares.
Want more Pennywise? Andy and Barbara Muschietti say an extended cut is happening one way or another.
Viewers might have to prepare themselves for even more Pennywise, according to 'It: Chapter Two' director Andy Muschietti.