The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reported today that the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘It’ is getting a new director after Cary Fukunaga parted ways with New Line. Andy Muschietti (Mama) is now in negotiations to direct the two-part adaptation. New Line is producing, along with Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg. The filmmakers are now looking for a new writer to tweak the script to it’s new director’s vision. It is still planned to take place in two parts. It is uncertain if Will Poulter, who was to play Pennywise, is still attached to the film. Jon Silk is executive producing.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter