It is still a new release, and a lucrative one at that, but we are already hearing about goodies on the Blu-ray release. And it will include about 15 minutes of brand-new footage!
In an interview with Yahoo! Movies, director Andy Muschietti spoke about a couple of scenes that had to be cut, but that he hopes to see in the extended "director's cut" version.
"There’s a great scene, it’s a bit of a payoff of the Stanley Uris plot which is the bar mitzvah, where he delivers a speech against all expectations... it’s basically blaming all the adults of Derry [for the town’s history of deadly 'accidents' and child disappearances], and it has a great resolution. ... Maybe it will be in the director’s cut!”
Another scene Muschietti hopes to see in his cut is a "very funny" extended scene in the quarry.
“After the spitting contest it escalates into something that is completely weird and irrelevant to the scene but is so funny. Jack Grazer, who plays Eddie, does something that is completely bonkers.”
No release date is set for the Blu-ray release as of yet, but now we're even more excited. How about you?