Warner Bros originally picked up the rights to It in 2009 and had planned to turn it into a single movie, says The Hollywood Reporter.
It, first published in 1986, centres on a group of children called the Losers Club who encounter a demon that's taken on the form of a clown called Pennywise.
Fukunaga recently worked on True Detective, HBO's eagerly-awaited TV series about two police officers - played by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson - on the hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana. »
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