Trailer for upcoming 'It' debuts, frightens

Movie based on Stephen King's horror novel

Get ready for "It."

The first trailer for the big screen adaption of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel was released Wednesday.

"It" tells the story of seven children who are terrorized by the titular character.

Bill Skarsgard takes over the role of Pennywise the killer clown, originally portrayed by Tim Curry in the 1990 ABC miniseries.

The trailer has already received more than 9 million views on the Warner Bros. YouTube channel.

"It" terrorizes moviegoers Sept. 8.

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