News Bill Skarsgard Talks ‘IT: Chapter 2: Being a Different Experience Published 2 years ago on June 1, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet This is the first time to my knowledge that Bill Skarsgard has spoken publicly about his return as Pennywise in director Andy Muschietti’s upcoming sequel IT: Chapter 2. Skarsgard recently answered some questions about the new film with the folks at Den of Geek and revealed some interesting titbits on getting back into the character of Pennywise. Skarsgard talks Pennywise: “We’re gearing up for it now, so I’m sort of in the process of getting back into that character of Pennywise. I’m sort of in the mindset and we’re gearing up for it. I think they start in July. I’m not sure exactly when my start date is, but sometime this summer.” Skarsgard on working with Muschietti: “We’re figuring it out, you know… I have a very good relationship with Andy, not only as a director and actor but also just as a very close friend, so we’re having fun with it and we’re figuring out what we’re going to bring to the table for part two.” Finally, he discussed the film being a different experience to the first: “It’s going to be a very different experience this time around, just given the fact that you have all of these incredible, seasoned actors to play against, as opposed to having all the kids. So it’s going to be a different experience for sure.” Cinematographer Checco Varese (“The Strain”, “True Blood”) will be lensing IT: Chapter 2. The Handmaiden and Oldboy DP Chung-hoon Chung was the cinematographer on the first IT to great success. American actress and film producer Jessica Chastain has landed the role of adult Beverly Marsh, James McAvoy (Split) will play Bill, Bill Hader (“Saturday Night Live”) will play Richie, and James Ransone, who appeared Sinister and Sinister 2, has signed on to play the adult version of Eddie, Andy Bean (Allegiant) will play the role of Stanley. Bill Skarsgard will reprise his role as Pennywise. IT: Chapter 2 is scheduled to begin production in Toronto, Canada this July. Filming will take place again at Pinewood Toronto Studios and will wrap on October 20th. Gary Dauberman is writing the script. Synopsis: “The evil clown Pennywise returns 27 years later to torment the grown-up members of the Losers’ Club.“ IT: Chapter 2 is due to hit theaters on September 6th, 2019. Related Topics: Up Next Amy Seimetz in Talks to Co-Star as Rachel Creed in New ‘Pet Sematary’ Don't Miss Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Suspiria’ Remake Trailer to Haunt You Next Week! Advertisement You may like Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News12 hours ago Will ‘Halloween Kills’ Feature the Surprise Return of Dr. Loomis? Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Second Sight Films Releasing ‘Dawn of the Dead’ 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Box Set in the UK This October News3 days ago Sienna Prepares for a Halloween Showdown With Art the Clown in Two New Images from ‘Terrifier 2’ News4 days ago Ryan Gosling in Talks to Star as the ‘Wolfman’ in Universal Reboot Blu-Ray & DVD6 days ago Nucleus Films Releasing ‘Death Ship’ Extended Special Edition Blu-Ray in the UK This July News4 weeks ago New Details Revealed on ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Reboot News1 week ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Director Teases Seriously Violent Michael Myers Murder Scene News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Watch Party With Jamie Lee Curtis and More Taking Place This Saturday Music2 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Update: David Gordon Green Provides More Details During Twitter Watch Party News4 weeks ago Another Official Still from ‘Terrifier 2’ Shows a Bloody Art the Clown Videos4 weeks ago [Video] Watch Tommy Lee Wallace Convert a Captain Kirk Mask into Michael Myers! News2 months ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News2 months ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News3 months ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News3 months ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!