June 21, 2024 5:16 am

Bill Skarsgrd Recalls 'Hateful' Opinions of Pennywise: 'I Was Just a Kid'
Bill Skarsgrd Recalls 'Hateful' Opinions of Pennywise: 'I Was Just a Kid'

Bill Skarsgrd Recalls ‘Hateful’ Opinions of Pennywise: ‘I Was Just a Kid’

Bill Skarsgrd might be returning to the role that made him famous in the HBO Max prequel series, Welcome to Derry, but its a part he was extremely nervous about following the online backlash he received in 2016 after an early image was shared by Warner Bros. to promote the 2017 release of IT. Skarsgrd portrayed the role of Pennywise in Andy Muschiettis reimagining of the Stephen King classic in 2017 and 2019 respectively. The film, which was split into two parts, would go on to gross a collective $1.1 billion dollars, and made Skarsgrd a household name.

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​Bill Skarsgrd recalls the online backlash he faced following the reveal of Pennywise in 2016, and how it affected him as a young actor. Read More