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James Corden Scares Bejezus Out of Us as Pennywise, the Scary Clown (see!)

Breaking Box Office Records for Horror Flicks

James Corden is hilarious as ‘It,’ the scary clown from the hit movie. Watch! (Photo: ScreenCap)

James Corden is hilarious in a skit portraying Pennywise, the scary clown from the hit horror flick “It.” The movie is based on the Stephen King novel, but Corden takes the character to a whole new level as a company IT guy. Who knew information technology could be so funny?

Tim Curry portrayed the clown in a 1990 television adaptation and Bill Skarsgård reprises the role in the new 2017 film adaptation.

The movie blew away the competition with a $123.4 million domestic opening at the box office last weekend.

The film recorded the largest September opening, largest Fall opening and the largest opening for an R-rated horror film, or any horror film in Hollywood history, according to boxofficemojo, which tracks film revenues.

The movie scored a credible 70 rating on metacritic, which tracks film reviews.

The plot focuses on a group of young kids, who square off against an evil clown in the rural town of Derry, Maine, after other children mysteriously disappear.

Pennywise has a history of murder and violence that dates back centuries. But Corden’s Pennywise has a much more immediate problem.

He keeps getting mistaken for the information technology guy, who gets called anytime someone’s computer craps out.

Check out the video below, let us know your thoughts and be sure to follow IM on Twitter for the latest in late night comedy.



 



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