Pennywise Changed Bill Skarsgard Forever

3 months ago
Some roles stick with actors. Haunt them, even. But when that role is a shapeshifting killer clown from another dimension, it's a special kind of nightmare. Just ask Bill Skarsgard, the man who brought Pennywise the Dancing Clown to terrifying life in "It: Chapter One" and "It: Chapter Two." Though Skarsgard is no stranger to committing himself to a role—after all, he comes from a whole family of thespians— playing the shapeshifting monster left a mark on the actor as much as he terrified audiences (and occasionally his young cast mates). Here's how "IT" changed Bill Skarsgard forever.