News James Ransone Cast as Adult Eddie in Andy Muschietti’s ‘IT: Chapter 2’ Published 5 months ago on May 16, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Today news broke via the folks over at Deadline that actor James Ransone, who appears in HBO’s crime drama series “The Wire”, has signed on to play the adult version of Eddie in Andy Muschietti‘s highly anticipated sequel IT: Chapter 2. IT: Chapter 2 is scheduled to begin production in Toronto, Canada this July. 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 in the second part of the film. James McAvoy (Split) and Bill Hader (“Saturday Night Live”) are in discussions to join the cast. McAvoy is in talks to play Bill, while Hader is in talks to play Richie. Filming will take place again at Pinewood Toronto Studios and will wrap on October 20th. Gary Dauberman is writing the script. Bill Skarsgard will reprise his role as Pennywise. 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 Ron Howard Still Interested in ‘Willow’ Sequel With Warwick Davis Don't Miss Fox CEO Gary Newman Says There’s No Plans for Another “X-Files” Season 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 & DVD14 hours ago ‘Halloween’ 2018 is Now Available to Pre-Order on 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray! News18 hours ago Watch Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger in First Teaser Clip from “The Goldbergs” Reviews2 days ago Review: ‘Halloween’ (2018) Delivers on its Promise to Make Michael Myers Scary Again! News4 days ago Official ‘Death House’ Trailer, Bloody Imagery, and Poster Awakens Hell News5 days ago ‘Halloween’ – The Face of Pure Evil Featurette Focuses on the New Mask News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ News3 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News3 weeks ago Church is Resurrected in First Photos from the ‘Pet Sematary’ Remake! 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 News2 years 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!