It already looks like it could be the scariest film of 2017, but just imagine how much scarier it would be if you watched it in a theater full of clowns? Well, it turns out you’ll get the chance to do just that — provided that you’re a clown, too.
Movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse, which has previously made headlines for hosting women-only screenings of Wonder Woman and Jaws on the water, has announced that they will be hosting clown-only screenings of the upcoming horror film, which sounds absolutely horrifying.
The “Clown Party” screenings will take place on September 9, the day after the film opens, and all attendees are required to come dressed like they just got off work at a child’s birthday party. If you don’t have a clown outfit to wear, you can still go, since there will be makeup artists on hand to give you a paint job. There will also be a Barrel O’ Fun pre-party with a photo booth, prize raffles, and “other terrifying merriment,” turning the trip to the theater into an all-night event. The theater had initially planned just one such screening in Austin, but after it sold out almost immediately, Alamo added two more Clown Parties at Austin locations and one at their Brooklyn theater, so don’t be surprised if more locations are added in the coming days.
In other It news, anticipation continues to build ahead of the film’s September 8 release as Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema have just unveiled 35 new high res images from the movie. We’ve curated the spookiest among them for you to check out below, and they give off some serious ’80s horror/Goonies/Monster Squad vibes — which is awesome.
You can check out the rest of the new pics over at Collider. It hits opens nationwide on September 8.