The adult Losers Club as they will appear in 2019’s IT: Chapter 2 is almost fully cast. We previously announced that Jessica Chastain, Bill Hardy, and James McAvoy have been cast as Bev, Richie, and Bill respectively; today we know who will be playing Stanley and Eddie in the follow up to Andy Muschietti’s 2017 critical and financial mainstream horror blockbuster.
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James Ransone as Eddie Kaspbrak
The actor known as Ziggy Sobotka on The Wire is no stranger to horror, having played the curious deputy in both Sinister and Sinister 2. Now Ransone will be co-starring as Eddie Kaspbrak, the hypochondriac with the overbearing mother, originated by Jack Dylan Grazer, New Line confirms to EW.
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The most recent casting announcement came via Variety exclusively:
“It: Chapter 2” has found another addition to its cast of Losers, as Andy Bean is set to play Stanley in “It: Chapter 2,” sources tell Variety. Young Stanley was played by Wyatt Oleff in the first film, and Bean now joins Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hader, who play Beverly, Bill, and Richie, respectively, in the sequel. Bill Skarsgard is also set to return as Pennywise.
The only Losers left to cast are Ben Hanscom and Mike Hanlon (played by Jeremy Ray Taylor and Chosen Jacobs in 2017). Stay tuned for future announcements!
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.