With no more than a glance, audiences couldn’t help but notice Skarsgaard’s performance in the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s It. Trailers have delighted audiences with his depiction of Pennywise, a character famously portrayed by the brilliant Tim Curry. With a completely different design, it would seem difficult to get fans on board. But Skarsgaard has already delivered what is clearly a career-defining performance as the vivacious villain. Under a different set of makeup, he could be just as explosive.