Top 10 Things You Didnt Know About Pennywise Video

Pennywise the killer clown or Pennywise the scary clown is one of Stephen King‘s best creations spanning many generations of horror fans. Here are the top 10 things you didn’t know about Pennywise, but will now. Watch as Minty Comedic Arts delivers the list along with a briefly written version below the video. Also, the facts are there that Pennywise lives!


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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Pennywise

  1. Stephen King‘s Pennywise is an alien if you want to call it that from another dimension and is far older than most things in the universe. He appears as a giant spider but that is not his true form, our human minds cannot perceive his true form. Pennywise has been lying dormant on Earth for ages and awoke in 1715 wreaking havoc before his 30-year slumbers.

  2. Staying into Pennywise’s Dead Lights can be seen at times when staring into Pennywise’s eyes or torso and will drive any human insane.

  3. Pennywise has many names besides "Pennywise" as he refers to himself and simply "It" given to him by the Losers Club. There is also "The Eater of Worlds," "Consumption," and "The Derry Disease." Pennywise also states that his real name is "Robert Gray" and is also referred to as "Bob."

  4. Stephen King stated the inspiration for the Killer Pennywise the Dancing Clown came from Bozo the Clown, Clarabelle from Howdy Doody, and Ronald McDonald.

  5. Initially, Pennywise was supposed to look menacing all the time, but then you wonder how would the children be tricked into believing a scary looking clown? Tim Curry went through many designs, and the lighter clown design was picked. The crazy looking Pennywise red hair is NOT actually Tim Curry’s real hair, that is an It popular movie myth.

  6. Stephen King states that Pennywise is not dead and makes appearances in The Tommyknockers, in the novel of Dreamcatcher, in Stephen King’s Night Shift, and in Stephen King’s Insomnia.

  7. Pennywise’s powers include shapeshifting, can create illusions that can harm his victims, regeneration, partial invisibility, telepathy, teleportation, telekinesis, brainwashing, and mind control.

  8. Before Tim Curry was cast as Pennywise, Alice Cooper, Malcolm McDowell, and Roddy McDowall were considered as Pennywise.

  9. Pennywise also disguises himself as the victim’s family and loved ones or famous movie monsters.

  10. Pennywise’s ultimate enemy is the Turtle of Life who also comes from the Macroverse like Pennywise. The Turtle of Life is also credited as the creator of our universe.

  11. Pennywise lays eggs.

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It (1990)

Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace


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Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

Official Synopsis: In 1960, a group of social outcasts who are bullied by a gang of greasers led by Henry Bowers are also tormented by an evil demon who can shape-shift into a clown and feed on children's fears and kill them. After defeating the demonic clown as kids, it resurfaces 30 years later and they must finish it off as adults once again.
Cast: Garry Chalk, Tim Curry, Seth Green, Chelan Simmons, Emily Perkins, Jay Brazeau, Frank C. Turner, Bill Croft, Michael Ryan, Michael…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy