It Chapter Two

It Chapter Two
  • 2019
  • US
  • 2h 50min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Andy Muschietti
  • Cast: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Skarsgård, Bill Hader
  • UK release: 6 September 2019

Twenty-seven years after the events of the first film, the town experiences a series of attacks, causing the Losers to reunite. Darker-toned than the first one, it has an impactful story about friendship and buried secrets and if the repetitive CGI lose their impact, there are still surprises in store.

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Every 27 years Evil, in the form of Pennywise the Clown, returns to the town of Derry in Maine. Nearly three decades after the events of It the Losers Club, now grown up and living separate lives, are drawn back to the town.

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Reviews & features

IT Chapter Two bosses wanted 'unusual choices' for adult stars

7 Sep 2019

Film gossip

'IT Chapter Two' bosses aimed for an "unusual choice" when it came to casting. The horror sequel to the 2017 blockbuster – both based on Stephen King's iconic novel – introduces adult versions of the Losers Club with the likes of Bill Hader and…

Jessica Chastain praises James McAvoy

7 Sep 2019

Film gossip

Jessica Chastain has praised "incredible" James McAvoy for his stance on equal pay. The 42-year-old actress has been a vocal campaigner for gender equality and is delighted her 'IT: Chapter Two' co-star shares her views and even spoke out before it…

Bill Skarsgård gave Pennywise teeth to It Chapter Two director

5 Sep 2019

Film gossip

Bill Skarsgård gave 'IT Chapter Two' director Andy Muschietti his "fake teeth". The 29-year-old actor reprises his role as Pennywise the Clown in the horror sequel, and the filmmaker has revealed the pair shared a "ritualistic" moment as they shot…

It: Chapter Two

3 Sep 20193 stars

Pennywise returns in the second part of Andy Muschietti's Stephen King adaptation

The 1984 homophobic murder of Charlie Howard in Bangor, Maine inspired the character of Adrian Mellon in Stephen King's behemoth novel It. This brutal fictionalisation opens the second chapter of director Andy Muschietti's take on the tome, with Adrian…

James McAvoy did his own stunts on It Chapter Two

3 Sep 2019

Film gossip

James McAvoy did all of his own stunts on 'It Chapter Two'. The 40-year-old actor plays the adult version of Bill Denbrough in the sequel to Andy Muschietti's hit 2017 movie and as a huge fan of Stephen King's original 1986 novel he admits it was a…

Jessica Chastain tested by director Andy Muschietti on It Chapter Two

3 Sep 2019

Film gossip

Jessica Chastain says 'It Chapter Two' director Andy Muschietti left her "drowning in blood" on the set of his horror film because he is a perfectionist. The 42-year-old actress plays the adult version of Beverly Marsh in the sequel to Muschietti's…

Andy Muschietti grateful for Stephen King's support on IT Chapter Two

1 Sep 2019

Film gossip

Stephen King gave notes on the script for 'IT Chapter Two'. The film's director Andy Muschietti was grateful to have the acclaimed author – who penned the 1986 horror novel on which the movie and its prequel 'IT' is based – make some…

Jessica Chastain: 'No pressure' for It Chapter Two

29 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Jessica Chastain feels "zero pressure" to make 'It Chapter Two' a box office hit. The highly anticipated horror sequel gets released next week and while the first movie pulled in more than $700 million worldwide, the 42-year-old actress – who plays…

Jessica Chastain reflects on It Chapter 2's brutal hate crime

27 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Jessica Chastain thinks the brutal hate crime scene in 'It Chapter 2' is still too relevant. The horror sequel opens with a scene from Stephen King's original 1986 novel which sees a gay couple attacked by a group of teenagers, which was inspired by…

It Chapter Two: The Vaults Experience coming to London

25 Jul 2019

Film gossip

'It Chapter Two: The Vaults Experience' will be launched in London in August. Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema have announced that a huge immersive experience based on the hotly-anticipated Andy Muschietti horror sequel – which features an ensemble…

Jessica Chastain breaks fake blood 'world record'

19 Jul 2019

Film gossip

Jessica Chastain says one of her scenes in 'It Chapter Two' is the bloodiest scene in horror movie history. The 42-year-old actress is playing the adult version of Beverly in Andy Muschietti's sequel to the hit 2017 film based on Stephen King's…

Bill Hader says It Chapter Two is like the Lord of the Rings of horror

18 Jul 2019

Film gossip

'It Chapter Two' star Bill Hader has described the sequel as "an epic horror" that feels like 'The Lord of the Rings'. The 41-year-old actor plays the adult Richie Tozier in the sequel and after being shown a number of scenes by director he was left…

It director Andrés Muschietti 'more comfortable' working on Chapter Two

11 Jul 2019

Film gossip

'It' director Andrés Muschietti was "more comfortable" working on 'Chapter Two' after the success of the original. The 45-year-old filmmaker has admitted that after the 2017 adaptation of Stephen King's classic horror novel of the same name was a…

Jessica Chastain says It - Chapter Two spills a lot of blood

28 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Jessica Chastain has revealed there is a scene in 'It – Chapter Two' that has the "most blood that's ever been in a horror film". The 41-year-old actress is playing the adult-version of Beverly in Andy Muschietti's sequel to his hit 2017 movie based…

Bill Hader: I'm terrible at acting scared

30 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Bill Hader is "terrible at acting scared". The 40-year-old comedian – who stars as Richie Tozier in 'It: Chapter Two' – has admitted that he struggled to star in scary scenes in the film because he couldn't stop smiling. Bill explained on 'Conan'…

James McAvoy was 'freaked out' by Pennywise

18 Jan 2019

Film gossip

James McAvoy felt "freaked out" by Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the Dancing Clown in 'It – Chapter Two'. The 39-year-old actor – who also stars alongside the likes of Jessica Chastain, Jay Ryan and Bill Hader in the upcoming horror film – has admitted…

Finn Wolfhard has finished filming IT sequel

2 Nov 2018

Film gossip

Finn Wolfhard has revealed the younger cast of 'IT: Chapter Two' have wrapped filming. The 15-year-old actor – who is most famous for his role as Mike Wheeler in 'Stranger Things' – starred as Richie Tozier in the 2017 adaptation of the Stephen King…

James Ransone: The best people are 'unique weirdos'

13 Sep 2018

Film gossip

James Ransone thinks the best people are always "unique weirdos". The 39-year-old actor - who stars as Eddie Kaspbrak in the much-anticipated 'It - Chapter Two' - recently met with acclaimed author Stephen King, whose work is the foundation for the…

IT: Chapter 2 will have weirder elements

10 Sep 2018

Film gossip

'IT: Chapter 2' will attempt to bring to life some of the weirder elements from the book. The second part of director Andy Muschietti's acclaimed re-imagining of Stephen King's 1986 novel is up and running following the success of the first movie…

Jess Weixler joins It: Chapter Two cast

26 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Jess Weixler has been cast in 'It: Chapter Two'. The second instalment of the creepy film is set to go into production any when now as it's scheduled for a 2019 release date, but it looks like producers will need to get a wiggle on if they want to…

Xavier Dolan joins IT sequel

22 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Xavier Dolan and Will Beinbrink have joined the cast of 'IT Chapter Two'. The 29-year-old Canadian actor-and-director will portray Adrian Mellon - who in Stephen King's original novel was a gay man attacked by bullies - while his new co-star will…

Isaiah Mustafa joins It sequel

11 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Isaiah Mustafa has joined the cast of 'It: Chapter Two'. The 'Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments' actor will portray the adult version of Mike Hanlon in the second part of director Andy Muschietti's acclaimed re-imagining of Stephen King's 1986…

Jay Ryan cast in It: Chapter 2

25 May 2018

Film gossip

Jay Ryan has joined the cast of 'It: Chapter 2'. The former 'Neighbours' star will play the adult version of Ben in the second part of director Andy Muschietti's acclaimed re-imagining of Stephen King's 1986 novel. Ben is a member of the 'Losers…

James Ransone cast in It: Chapter 2

18 May 2018

Film gossip

James Ransone and Andy Bean have both been cast in 'It: Chapter 2'. Ransone, 38, will play the adult version of Eddie in the second part of director Andy Muschietti's acclaimed re-imagining of Stephen King's novel, whilst Bean will portray the older…

James McAvoy 'in talks for It sequel'

13 Apr 2018

Film gossip

James McAvoy is in talks for 'It: Chapter Two'. The 'Filth' actor and Bill Hader are both said to have entered discussions with New Line Cinema about appearing in the sequel to the 2017 supernatural horror film, which was based on the novel of the…

Jessica Chastain wants to be in IT sequel

7 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Jessica Chastain would love to star as an older Beverly in the 'IT' sequel. The 40-year-old actress has already worked with horror helmer Andres Muschietti on his directorial debut 'Mama', and following the success of his Stephen King adaptation…

IT 2 gets 2019 release date

26 Sep 2017

Film gossip

The sequel to 'IT' will be released in 2019. The hit re-imagining of the Stephen King 1986 novel follows a group of youngsters who are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against terrifying clown Pennywise. A sequel has already…

Jaeden Lieberher wants Ewan McGregor as Bill in IT sequel

21 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Jaeden Lieberher wants Ewan McGregor to play an older Bill in the 'IT' sequel. The 14-year-old actor stars as the leader of The Loser's Club in Andres Muschietti re-imagining of the Stephen King 1986 novel, which follows a group of youngsters who are…

Andres Muschietti wants Jessica Chastain to star in IT sequel

12 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Andres Muschietti wants Jessica Chastain to play an older Beverly in the 'IT' sequel. The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the new adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 novel and Muschietti - who worked with Chastain in 'Mama' - wants to see her in the next…

Andres Muschietti confirms prep date for IT sequel

20 Jul 2017

Film gossip

Andres Muschietti hopes preparation the second 'IT' movie will start next March. The remake of the 1990 cult-classic starring Tim Curry is being helmed by the 'Mama' director and unlike the original movie, which followed the characters as both…

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