“It is closer than you think,” reads a chilling message spray-painted on a sidewalk in Sydney, Australia along with a red balloon.
The marketing team of the upcoming Hollywood horror-thriller IT has managed to creep out Sydneysiders. On Monday, when the people of the city walked out of their homes, they were taken aback by certain sewer grates. “It is closer than you think,” read a chilling message spray-painted next to the sewer grates along with an eerie red balloon floating above it.
The unsettling display is a sinister reference to the movie’s sewer-dwelling signature villain, Pennywise the Dancing Clown, and the tactics he uses to lure children. See them for yourself below, find out how people are reacting to it: