James McAvoy & Bill Hader in talks to play Bill & Richie in IT: Chapter 2

It was just earlier today we let you guys know that director Andy Muschietti's second part of his adaptation of STEPHEN KING'S IT was going to be shooting this summer with Jessica Chastain in negotiations to take on the role of adult Beverly Marsh.

And now we have news via Variety that James McAvoy (SPLIT) and Bill Hader (SNL) are in talks to join the cast of IT: CHAPTER 2 under the direction of Andy Muschietti this summer! McAvoy is in talks for the role of Bill, who was played by Jaeden Lieberher in the first pic, while Hader is in talks for the role of Richie, which was played by Finn Wolfhard in the last film. 

Are you excited that McAvoy and Hader may join IT: CHAPTER 2? Make sure to hit us up and let us know in the comments below or on social media!

IT synopsis:

A group of young kids faces their biggest fears when they seek answers to the disappearance of children in their hometown of Derry, Maine. They square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.

IT is directed by Andrés Muschietti from a script by Chase Palmer & Cary Joji Fukunaga and Gray Dauberman, based on the novel by Stephen King. The film stars Jaeden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Chosen Jacobs, Nicholas Hamilton, Owen Teague, Javier Botet, Steven Williams, and Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise the Dancing Clown.

IT: Chapter 2 hits theaters September 6th, 2019

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Source: Variety



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