On Friday the 13th, the day which is known for scary happenings and bad luck, we came across rather excellent news for all horror movie fans. The delightful piece news is regarding the casting of IT 2 as soon it will begin production this summer. In earlier updates, we were confirmed that Jessica Chastain will be joining the cast and will portray the role of Beverly Marsh. In the first chapter, the character was played by scene-stealer Sophia Lillis. Now as per the reports by THR the fantastic part of the news is that X-Men star James McAvoy and SNL vet Bill Hader are in talks to join the cast.
Last year IT gained huge critics and fanned applaud as Andy Muschietti brought a horrifying movie to life. Pennywise, the clown, gave us, and the kids from Derry Maine scares our life. After the tremendous success of the film, it was confirmed that we would be getting a sequel which will take place after 27 years of the incidence when Pennywise will again come to being to wreak havoc on the town. After the sequel was announced, fans started speculating the casting for the actors in the various roles. In that list, Bill Hader has been fan favorite to take on the part of adult Richie Tozier which was portrayed by Finn Wolfhard in the first film. So we can say that dreams do come true after the casting news of Bill Hader is out. To up this fantastic news, we got a word that James McAvoy is currently in negotiations to take on the role of adult Bill Denbrough.
So, we know that it’s pretty great news and if the deals are finalized we will see James McAvoy uniting with her X-Men The Phoenix co-star Jessica Chastain where she is playing the role of antagonist. Other than this all three actors have earlier worked together in a movie titled The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. With the amazing cast like this the director, Andy Muschietti has a tough job at hands to up the success of its prequel. In addition to these A-listers, the kids from the last movie will be reprising their roles alongside the man who played the scary joker Bills Skarsgard.
The movie IT 2 is slated to hit the theatres on September 6, 2019. Gary Dauberman, the screenwriter who rewrote Cary Fukunaga and Chase Palmer’s original script for Chapter 1, is returning to write the script. Producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee and executive producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg are also returning. There is no doubt that IT 2 will scare our hats off but it will be interesting to see will it be able to dethrone its predecessor.