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Isaiah Mustafa Cast as Adult Mike Hanlon in Andy Muschietti’s ‘IT: Chapter 2’



Isaiah Mustafa Cast as Adult Mike Hanlon in Andy Muschietti’s ‘IT: Chapter 2’

Another new face has joined the cast of Andy Muschietti’s highly anticipated horror sequel IT: Chapter 2, American actor and former NFL practice squad wide receiver Isaiah Mustafa will play the adult version of Mike Hanlon.

We discovered the announcement today via original IT star Chosen Jacobs‘official Instagram page, who shared the following message to Mustafa: “You’re one of us now.”

You’re one of us now @isaiahmustafa. #ITMovie

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Cinematographer Checco Varese (“The Strain”, “True Blood”) will be lensing IT: Chapter 2The 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, Jay Ryan (“Beauty and the Beast”) has been cast as adult Ben Hanscom. 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.

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 6th2019.