Andy Muschietti’s IT is still a box office juggernaut, meaning we can expect the film to remain in theaters for at least a few more weeks. Still, details are already coming in fast and furious about what fans can expect when IT Chapter 2: Pennywise hits theaters sometime in 2019. The sequel is still in its infancy, which makes the abundance of details unique and dizzying.
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Our friends at Hybrid Network just released a video that gets into the nitty-gritty: IT Chapter 2: Everything We Know So Far! Have a watch and let us know what you think in the Comments section. If you can’t stream, the details discussed are listed and briefly summarized below the video. Following that, you can check out the trailer and synopsis for IT Chapter 1: The Losers Club. Enjoy!
Warning: Below There Be Spoilers!
Official Synopsis: While the new movie has only been out for a few weeks, we already have a lot of news concerning its second chapter. Luke breaks down what we know so far about IT: Chapter Two!
IT Chapter 2 will take place in modern times (2016).
Andy Muschietti and IT scribe Gary Dauberman are currently working out the script for Chapter 2.
Jessica Chastain is rumored to be in consideration to play a grown-up version on Bev (played by Sophia Lillis in IT Chapter 1).
Trans-dimensional aspects of the novel by Stephen King, including The Turtle and Pennywise’s origins, will be explored in Chapter 2.
A scene taking place at The Black Spot had to be cut from IT Chapter 1 because of budgetary constraints. Producer Barbara Muschietti hopes to bring the scene back as the intro to IT Chapter 2.
The child actors who play The Losers Club in Chapter 1 will be returning for Chapter 2; their roles will remain significant.
Mike Hanlon (played by Chosen Jacobs in Chapter 1) will be much different than his character in the novel. He’s said to be a shattered soul and a drug addict.
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Official Synopsis: When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, neighborhood kids band together to square off against Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård), an evil clown whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
In addition to Skarsgård and Jacobs, IT stars Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things), Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Nicholas Hamilton.
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