Oh no, Pennywise, the killer clown and embodiment of every childhood fear, is attacking the town of Derry, Maine once again. Quick, who is someone who has experience fighting evil clowns? Why of course, Batman – and now you know the basic idea behind the fan-made Batman vs IT trailer.
The Batman in question here is Ben Affleck’s portrayal of the character, borrowed from Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. Clips from those films are combined with the recent IT film to create a wondrous world, where Bruce Wayne is tortured by a fear of clowns – which incidentally just makes The Joker seem even more cruel.
Check out Batman vs IT below. And for more where that came from, head over to the YouTube channel of Adeel of Steel right here, who specializes in these kind of superhero/horror cross-pollination mashups, and has made several of them for your mid-afternoon enjoyment.
Here’s the video: