It Chapter Two director Andy Muschietti (on bike) has controversially claimed that King’s horrifying invention Pennywise shares a lot in common with President Donald Trump. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP
It Chapter Two director Andy Muschietti (on bike) has controversially claimed that King’s horrifying invention Pennywise shares a lot in common with President Donald Trump. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP

Donald Trump, Stephen King and a US$70m budget: the making of It Chapter Two

  • The director, Andy Muschietti, has compared the film’s evil clown Pennywise to the US president
  • He talks about the making of the film, Stephen King’s cameo and matching the box office success of the first film

It Chapter Two director Andy Muschietti (on bike) has controversially claimed that King’s horrifying invention Pennywise shares a lot in common with President Donald Trump. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP
It Chapter Two director Andy Muschietti (on bike) has controversially claimed that King’s horrifying invention Pennywise shares a lot in common with President Donald Trump. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP
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