The sequel to 2017’s IT is continuing to fill out its cast with the latest addition being Andy Bean, best known for his roles in Here and Now and Allegiant.
Bean is set to play the older version of Stanely Uris played by Wyatt Oleff in the first film. The actor joins the cast which includes James McAvoy as Bill, Bill Hader as Richi, Jessica Chastain as Beverly, and James Ransone who was cast as Eddie Kaspbrak earlier today.
The sequel picks up 27 years later in modern day when the Losers club returns to the small town of Derry, Maine to defeat the evil clown Pennywise for good, but it will also feature flashbacks to before the Losers parted ways in 1989.
Andy Muschietti returns to direct the sequel from a script written by Gary Dauberman, the screenwriter behind the first film. Production on the project is expected to begin this July in Toronto.
Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema have slated IT: Chapter Two to hit theaters on September 6, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the sequel to IT as we learn it.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shazam
Shazam may look like a Superman rip-off, but he’s so much more than that. Created way back in 1939, Captain Marvel (now referred to solely as Shazam) is an incredibly complex character. After a teenager named Billy Batson stumbles upon a Wizard called Shazam, his whole life changes. Granted magical powers, Billy transforms into a superhero but keeps his childish personality whenever he’s fighting evil.
Chosen to serve as a defender of justice for the Wizard, Billy is given a wide range of powers. Whenever Billy yells the wizard’s name, he transforms into the powerful Captain Marvel and rushes off to fight evil. A lot has changed for the character over his 77 year history, but he still has so much more room to grow! With Shazam! hitting theaters next year, the character’s popularity will start to grow and it’s likely he’ll receive a new comic book series soon, so you might as well start learning everything you can about the character now.
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