Filmmaker Andy Muschietti has mentioned he isn’t (at the very least for now) in returning to the world of Stephen King’s IT for a follow-up to to IT and IT Chapter Two — however he now says that he could be open to filming some new content material for a “supercut” of the two motion pictures that he has expressed curiosity in placing collectively for the house video market. Since simply earlier than the launch of the movie final week, director Andy Muschietti spoke about potential director’s cuts from the movie — together with one the place he may reduce each IT and CHAPTER TWO collectively into one movie.
In a new interview, he says that he’s “not done” filming content material for the house launch, and that he could embrace new scenes in the “supercut” model, with one rumor on-line suggesting that Muschietti has mulled together with one which takes place in the distant previous. That scene would mirror feedback made by X-Men: First Class screenwriter Zack Stentz on Twitter, who instructed that going again to a pre-industrial or perhaps even pre-colonial tackle IT would make for spinoff.
“We’re in talks with the studio to make a supercut, which is basically the two movies edited together with all the material that is not in the released versions,” Muschietti advised ET. “And yeah, there are a couple of scenes that I want to shoot to make this a new experience.”
He added that considered one of the issues he would really like to add is one thing from Stephen King’s huge novel which he by no means filmed, whereas the different ingredient could be unique to the film.
“The possibilities are open,” Muschietti mentioned just lately. “There’s a version where the two movies are cut together. There’s a version where there’s a special director’s cut of number one and a special director’s cut of number two. And I’m happy to basically work on every one of them.”
The chance of 1 complete IT reduce is definitely attention-grabbing, particularly given the proven fact that the latter movie shall be leaping forwards and backwards between the older and youthful variations of the Losers Club. With first cuts of CHAPTER TWO initially clocking in at 4 hours, a bigger reduce of each movies could possibly be fairly epic.
“A movie is very different when you’re writing the script and you’re building a story compared to what the final product is,” Muschietti defined in an interview late final month. “At the starting, while you’re writing and constructing the beats of the story, every part that you just put in there appears very important to the story. However, when you’ve the film lastly edited and it is Four hours lengthy, you notice that a few of the occasions and a few of the beats may be simply lifted however the essence of the story stays intact.
“You can’t ship a 4-hour film as a result of folks will begin to really feel uncomfortable – it doesn’t matter what they see – however we ended up having a film that’s 2 hours and 45 minutes, and the pacing is excellent,” Muschietti added. “Nobody who’s seen the film has had any grievance.”
IT CHAPTER TWO additionally stars Jessica Chastain as Beverly Marsh, James McAvoy as Bill Denbrough, Isaiah Mustafa as Mike Hanlon, Bill Hader as Richie Tozier, Andy Bean as Stanley Uris, Jay Ryan as Ben Hanscom, and James Ransone as Eddie Kaspbrak. The younger variations of the Losers’ Club can even be returning.
It Chapter Two is in theaters now.