In IT: Chapter One…the “Losers’ Club” were all still in school. In Chapter 2…they’re all grown up.
— Variety (@Variety) April 12, 2018
James McAvoy and former SNL star Bill Hader are in negotiations to join the cast.
McAvoy, who made a name playing Professor X in a handful of X-Men movies, looks in line to play the main role of Adult Bill Denbrough. Hader is being tapped to play Adult Richie Tozier.
The two are going to join Jessica Chastain, who will play Adult Beverly Marsh. AcAvoy & Chastain co-starred in 2013’s The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby…prompting this tweet:
— Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) April 13, 2018
Production on IT: Chapter 2 begins this Summer in Toronto, with the movie expected in theatres September 2019.