IT 2 will officially begin filming this Summer, and now it's learned¬†Jessica Chastain¬†has joined the cast of the sequel.
It's also reported that James McAvoy and Bill Hader are in talks for roles as the adult versions of the children.
Jessica Chastain¬†is playing the adult¬†Beverly Marsh, the group‚Äôs lone female member who as an adult ends up in an abusive marriage.
James¬†McAvoy would play the role of the adult Bill Denbrough,¬†the unofficial leader of the group of kids nicknamed the Losers Club, who grows up to be a successful author. When he returns to face his past, his old stutter resurfaces.
Bill Hader¬†is up to play the adult Richie Tozier, the jokester who grows up to be a DJ.¬†
It's also confirmed¬†Bill Skarsgard will return as Pennywise.
The kid actors from the first IT are also expected back.
It: Chapter Two¬†is scheduled to start filming in July and has a Sept. 6, 2019 release date directed by¬†Andy Muschietti¬†with¬†Gary Dauberman¬†also back writing the script.