IT is back in Derry for Chapter 2 as director Andy Muschietti directs the “the Losers Club” which shows our heroes years later who are now adults. “It Chapter Two” is the follow up film to Muschietti’s follow-up to 2017’s success at the box office hit, “IT”. Chapter 2 brings the characters who’ve long since gone their separate ways and have lived their own lives back together as adults, 3 decades after the events of the 1st film.
The film features Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty,” “Mama”) stars as Beverly, James McAvoy (“Split,” upcoming “Glass”) as Bill, Bill Hader (HBO’s “Barry,” “The Skeleton Twins”) as Richie, Isaiah Mustafa (TV’s “Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments”) as Mike, Jay Ryan (TV’s “Mary Kills People”) as Ben, James Ransone (HBO’s “The Wire”) as Eddie, and Andy Bean (“Allegiant,” Starz’ “Power”) as Stanley.
The young actors that were in the 1st film are reprising their roles as the original members of the Losers Club are Jaeden Martell as Bill, Wyatt Oleff as Stanley, Jack Dylan Grazer as Eddie, Finn Wolfhard as Richie, Sophia Lillis as Beverly, Chosen Jacobs as Mike, and Jeremy Ray Taylor as Ben. Actor Bill Skarsgård also returns in the role of Pennywise. Muschietti directed the film from a screenplay by Gary Dauberman (“IT,” “Annabelle: Creation”) based on the novel IT by Stephen King. The film is slated to hit theaters on September 6, 2019.