News Bill Skarsgard Talks ‘IT: Chapter 2: Being a Different Experience Published 5 months 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! Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago ‘Urban Legend’ and ‘Urban Legends: Final Cut’ Slash onto Blu-Ray via Scream Factory News3 days ago Michael Myers Searches for Dana in New ‘Halloween’ Clip Blu-Ray & DVD4 days ago Colin Eggleston’s Australian Horror ‘Long Weekend’ Getting Special Edition (UK) Blu-Ray News4 days ago Freddy Krueger Fan Documentary “FredHeads” Gets an Official Trailer News4 days ago M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘GLASS’ Gets an Impactful Second Trailer News4 weeks ago Eerie New Cinemex Trailer and Featurette for ‘Halloween’ Show That the Boogeyman is Real Music4 weeks ago Listen to John Carpenter’s Stunning First Track “The Shape Returns” for New ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News1 week ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!