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It: Chapter Two Will Include Two Very Controversial Elements

It: Chapter Two Will Include Two Very Controversial Elements


There’s no denying it: Director Andy Muschietti’s
2017 adaptation of Stephen King’s It was fifty shades of freaky. Well, prepare for things to get scarier, bloodier,
and way more traumatizing in the film’s upcoming sequel, It: Chapter Two. It’s just been confirmed that two extremely
controversial aspects of King’s 1986 novel have made it into the film. Spoilers ahead! Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, screenwriter
Gary Dauberman revealed that It: Chapter Two will include one of the most haunting scenes
in the book: – A horrific hate crime against a young gay man named Adrian Mellon, who will
be portrayed by actor, writer, and director Xavier Dolan. In the book, Mellon becomes the victim of
a savage beating at the hands of three homophobic teenagers, who throw him over a bridge. Then, he’s subsequently murdered by Pennywise
the Dancing Clown. This subplot was conspicuously absent from
the 1990 television adaptation of It, but the creative team behind the upcoming film
thought it was important to include Mellon’s story. As Dauberman explained to The Hollywood Reporter: “It is an iconic scene in the book and one
we wanted to include in the movie. […] It is the influence of Pennywise even
while he is hibernating, and it’s pure evil what happens to Adrian. These bullies working through Pennywise was
important for us to show.” Another contentious aspect of King’s novel
is the plight of adult Beverly Marsh, portrayed by Jessica Chastain. The second part of King’s novel jumps ahead
27 years, and we learn that Marsh has become a domestic abuse victim at the hands of her
husband Tom Rogan. We now know this storyline is included in
It: Chapter Two, and the film closely mirrors the events of the book. As Dauberman explained, the whole production
wanted to remain true to the original novel. It’s safe to say the It sequel will outdo
the first installment on every front. Dauberman promises that “[The film is] definitely bloodier than the
first and it is just as scary, if not scarier.” Muschietti clearly agrees. Over a year ago, he warned fans that they
should prepare to be rocked to the core, claiming that, “It’s going to be scarier and more intense,
so bring your adult diapers to the movie theater.” Two more tidbits are sure to pique the interest
of any gorehound. The film evidently features a scene that’s
doused in a shocking amount of stage blood… and Pennywise will reportedly be far more
savage this time around. Chastain described the bloody sequence in
an interview with Jimmy Fallon: “There’s a scene that someone said on set
that it’s the most blood that’s ever been in a horror film — in a scene.” Meanwhile, Pennywise actor Bill Skarsgård
told Entertainment Weekly that the creature has only become stronger in the 27 years it
spent lying dormant in the Derry sewers. And whereas Pennywise was once terrorizing
the children for sport, the ghastly creature is now motivated by revenge. As Skarsgård explains: “It fuels hatred and anger towards the kids,
who will be adults in this one, so I think there might be an even more vicious Pennywise. He’s really going after it.” It sounds like It: Chapter Two is going to
be truly terrifying, and the inclusion of those two unsettling subplots from the book
will just make the film even more upsetting. See how everything plays out when It: Chapter
Two floats into theaters on September 6th. Check out one of our newest videos right here! Plus, even more Looper videos about It: Chapter
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Comments (100)

  1. What other Stephen King movies deserve a remake?

  2. ๐Ÿ™„ nothing about this is controversial

  3. Damn !! Can't wait to see it

  4. In the novel, both of those scenes are intense and compelling.

  5. Interesting that the guy says that Adrian Mellon's murder shows the influence of Pennywise "even when he's hibernating." I don't know how they'll do it in the movie but in the book, It is definitely awake and, as Pennywise, attacks Mellon after he is thrown over the bridge. I don't even think the bullies are actually directly influenced by It, they're just homophobic; Mellon's partner mentions that the whole town is homophobic, and the cops who deal with the incident are as well, though not negligently so.

  6. In talking about Adrian Mellon's death, I'd say that the most important/ meaningful part of it wasn't so much the death itself (Though that was tragic), but rather, the response to it by the law enforcement community which helps to show the way that It subtly causes the townspeople of Derry to look the other way and consciously ignore the evil lurking right under their streets; Even after hearing not one but two separate witnesses each say that they saw a clown drag Mellon out of the water and finish him off, the assistant D.A. pressures the police chief into deliberately burying that detail in order to ensure convictions for Webby and his not- so- merry men. In fact, if I remember right, that section of the book was the first part of the book to really show It doing that to the people of Derry.

  7. Why would assault on a gay man be any different than any other person?if you single out someone because of who or what they are you are not treating them equally.and you should.

  8. The scene Iโ€™m the most nervous about is Stanleyโ€™s suicide. I know and understand why it has to be in the movie, Iโ€™m just worried itโ€™s going to be pretty graphic and possibly triggering…

  9. …they just spoiling us without warning now?

  10. Yeah I kinda doubt that's the most controversial part of the book.

  11. My my, how shocking..

  12. Obviously his going to be more dangerous. He got beaten up by a bunch of kids, he learnt his lesson

  13. Iโ€™m a man of culture, I see the words โ€œITโ€ and โ€œControversialโ€ used in the same sentence I immediately think back to the time Beverly shagged the whole losers club and commented on Bens size

  14. deal with it pussys

  15. omg i remember that gay couple scene in the book!!!!!!!!!!! it was horrifying!

  16. These scenes are really important, I donโ€™t know why this is so bad? I think theyโ€™re fine lol.

  17. Comment number 1000!

  18. IT was hilarious

  19. It part one was very disappointing. Poor writing, piss poor editing and a laughable version of pennywise. It was a terrible movie

  20. :30
    Seriously?๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
    Yes itโ€™s wrong but dude itโ€™s fictional

  21. 1:54 โ€œAnd I oop-โ€œ

  22. I knew some foul broads in my day but I NEVER knew of one to get screwed in a sewer by a basketball team. Thassjussnassy.

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  24. Whoever said that's the most blood in a horror scene obviously never saw horror movies.

  25. Sounds promising. Hopefully they don't ruin it with cheesy jump scares.

  26. The most blood thats ever been in a horror movie scene eh? Thats setting the bar pretty high. In the Remake of Evil Dead it literally rained blood and covered the house, car, actress and entire grounds with gallons of it. . that is a pretty hard thing to beat. Looking forward to it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  27. Looper relying on us knowing about the sex scene from the book to click on this video.

  28. Who gives a shit?! All of those scenes should be in it. If you can't handle it then don't fucking see it. I personally think Georgies death should have had more. True horror and hatred

  29. It's pretty great that one of the eggs that IT was laying in the sewers hatches and then becomes a character in the Dark Tower series.

  30. I want another Carrie Remake

  31. We all know that the scene with the most blood was in The Shinning.

  32. The scariest part of this movies/book is how much shit Beverly went trough

  33. sounds like they are skipping the gang bang flashback.

  34. I obviously haven't seen the movie… But I'm 99.99% certain that that "bloodiest scene in any movie ever" is literally just like in the shining or in the first part where blood just comes out of the elevator or the sink and there is no ACTUAL weight to it. Not really something to brag about in my opinion, I much prefer meaningful blood and not just "oh no there is blood coming from the roof, nooooooo" and everything is soaked in blood. In fact I find the use of blood in that way extremely cheap, and the fact that they are using it to try to market it to a crowd of people that like seeing gory horror movies is a little sad considering like I said, there is going to be no actual gore in the scene, just blood pouring from the ceiling and getting everywhere.

    Edit: I am excited for this movie and I loved the first one. I'm just expressing what I am pretty sure is gonna happen in that scene so that people who are excited to see what they are talking about don't get disappointed when they find out its just a cheap blood pouring out of the ceiling scene.

  35. 2:45 ayyyy I see what you did there

  36. Iโ€™m happily excited!!! A real horror movie doesnโ€™t care about your feelings. Hope more directors follow this archetype so we get better movies!

  37. I was expecting the Beverly train was gonna reach the station

  38. Even more bloodier than the bathroom scene?!

  39. Iโ€™ve gotta say….neither of these was the first controversial thing from the book that popped into my mindโ€ฆ

  40. What was upsetting was the reason they felt the need to change Beverly into such a damsel in distress in first movie. Even with all the problems in King's novel, he didn't do anything that sexist.

  41. Evil Dead movies: am I a joke to you?

  42. Dang, I wonder if I'll be able to handle it

  43. Have you ever tried to mix up your videos
    This is the most bland channel I have ever seen

  44. wonder what the โ€œcOnTrOvErSiAl sCenEsโ€ are. probably somebody saying GAY or BLACK and now everybody wants it banned.

  45. "the most blood ever in a horror movie scene…"
    there was a lot of blood coming out of that elevator in 'the shining', boy and girls…

  46. Can't wait to watch Daddywise bite into a man's armpit

  47. "On september sicth" 2:48

  48. It's gonna be woke

  49. those ae what they consider controversal?
    Seriously? Theres a reason this book is basically banned
    And those 2 scenes are not the reason

  50. 'Most blood in a horror scene'
    Bitch watch dead alive

  51. I'm glad that they included After The Flood, the Adrian Melon story.

  52. And here I was thinking we would be talking about THAT sewer scene.

  53. Chastain: it's the most blood in any horror scene
    Stanley Kubrick: hold my elevator

  54. oh, good, for a second there I was worried they were gonna include the sewer sex part.

  55. If IT goes woke Iโ€™m done with Hollywood

  56. "Nekkid" "Grandma"

  57. Iโ€™m a massive Stephen King fan. Have been for a LONG time. The book was brutal & brilliant. I loved the original. But you want to be REALLY scared? Listen to the audio book. I canโ€™t wait for Part 2!

  58. Yeah, this wasn't the controversial material I thought they were talking about. If you've read the book, you know exactly to what I am referring.

  59. Canโ€™t wait to float like a Baby Ruth in a packed community pool

  60. I hope it actually is scarier this time. I read the novel in college and I was terrified (I'm not easily scared). I like the first part in general, it stayed close to the novel, the kids had amazing chemistry, pennywise was great, adjusting the timeline to fit recent years. The only issues I had were reducing Mike's role, not including more of a backstory to at least one of child victims, the film to me was more humorous than scary. It was like a darker version of 'The Goonies' to me.

  61. Oh god, Iโ€™m on the last 100 pages of IT. And I am very scared to read the โ€œritualโ€ part of it

  62. Are they going to include the giant turtle?

  63. Most blood that ever been in a scene? I say this "Peter Jackson+lawnmower" -they are still cleaning the floor in that studio to get rid of all the blood that was used in that scene.

  64. I will see this just to see a hot redhead!!!

  65. What no teenage gang bang????

  66. Well, until the kids having a turn with Beverly in the sewers is not in it and is not even mentioned, I think I'm good. This is a really long and f*cked up book, but for me that was the WORST part! Everything else I can deal with.

  67. Sure hope there is a hand clap coming out from the darkness, which no starting to become a staple in horror movies. Apparently we are afraid of clapping hands now, great.

  68. It didn't just hate the losers club I also feared them

  69. Close to the book… although they completely took away Mike's whole reason for being in the book

  70. Yea well im lucky my grandma lets me watch anything

  71. Oh mah gawd I'm so excited ๐Ÿ˜–๐Ÿ˜–

  72. Wasn't there a gang rape in the movie this isn't as bad

  73. No one is ever going to have the guts to portray the Losers having sex in the sewer. It is not a pornographic scene, not was it intended to be. It actually has a lot if weight in the actual story telling, but Hollywood can't get past the discomfort involved to portray it in a tasteful way.

  74. There is no fking reason to show a gay character be beaten and killed in this movie smh. I never read the books but is he even part of the main story?

  75. IT chapter 1 in my opinipn was an horrible movie but chapter 2 does sound promising

  76. It looks amazing

  77. adrians scene is gonna be so hard to watch

  78. How to kill pennywise: bring several guns.

  79. i don't care how many scares and blood they have, but if they don't change the way that this actor voices pennywise, it just won't be anything but comical to me. the way he voiced him in the first one just makes him sound like he is scooby doo. it's annoying. only thing missing was scooby doo's iconic laugh. judge for yourself, now that i've pointed it out. go back and watch the introduction scene of pennywise after the paper boat goes into the drain. it's straight up scooby doo man.

  80. Good. Let us put a stop to leaving out important scenes from books just because it might be too "controversial."

  81. As long as the library scene from the IT miniseries is in IT: Chapter Two, Iโ€™ll be happy

  82. If those things are controversial, a giant shape-shifting clown who eats children is?…..

  83. Willโ€ฆwill the ending be the same as the book?

  84. Must be the teen orgie and um, I cant think of anything from the book. I read the book eons ago.

  85. What about those bullies, lighting each others farts? I hope thats not in the movie.

  86. Hopefully they won't show that one beverly sex scene

  87. Will they have the scene where they all have sex with each other in the end?

  88. how exactly are these scenes controversial? Am I de-sensitised, or is there a lot more 'controversial' stuff in the book that wasn't in this second movie?

    Either way, it is a pity that the best scene is near the start and isn't topped for the rest of the film. Bummer

  89. Eddies last words to Richie were โ€œI fucked your momโ€

  90. Last 45 minutes felt like a different movie, I was happy for it to end. Started out promising, and turned into an over CGI comedy Sci-Fi.

  91. If you want to see the movie just pirate it instead of giving the studio your money, piracy is victimless anyway and it's so easy to do

  92. I hope Pennywise doesn't catch AIDS from eating that filthy homosexual

  93. I donโ€™t really like horror films, but I think I have to see this!

  94. This is not as bad as everything else in the book

  95. I donโ€™t think hate crimes belong in lightweight horror movies. Theyโ€™re a trope,cheap and pander to the ignorance of your typical horror fan( teenage males with an I.Q lower than an amoebas ) if homophobia is going to be used in a film it shouldnโ€™t be part of entertainment it should be a study piece,something that educates not panders to your gore bore

  96. Saving everyoneโ€™s time: the REALLY controversial sex scene is NOT in.

  97. It's 2019. Being gay shouldn't be controversial anymore. It's normal

  98. Everyone dies equally. Thatโ€™s how horror movies usually work.

  99. Oh man the child eating clown that can take the form of your worst fears hates gays.
    What are the odds?

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