A throng of gloomy kids bedecked in yellow slickers and clutching that telltale red balloon greeted the cast of It as they filed off a school bus for the film’s LA premiere this week. Directed by Andy Muschietti, the highly-anticipated horror flick—based on Stephen King’s wildly popular novel—stars Bill Skarsgård as the villainous clown, Pennywise and an ensemble of young actors.

Scroll through photos of the festivities from the TCL Chinese Theatre, below.

Photos by Eric Charbonneau.

 

Purchase your tickets here for New Line Cinema’s It, floating into theaters nationwide tomorrow. In the meantime, get a preview of the film’s soundtrack—with music from Benjamin Wallfisch—out now from WaterTower Music: