James Ransone to play the adult Eddie in It: Chapter Two

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New Line's It sequel floats into theaters on September 6, 2019, with Skarsgård and the young cast returning along with more new actors coming in to play the older versions of the Losers' Club.

Andy Bean is set to play Stanley Uris, while James Ransone would be playing the adult version of Eddie Kaspbrak in "It: Chapter Two", according to Variety sources. Jessica Chastain is on board as the adult Beverly Marsh, played by Sophia Lillis in the first film, with James McAvoy and Bill Hader as Bill Denbrough and Richie Tozier, respectively.

Eddie was played in the 2017 movie by Jack Dylan Grazer, who has a role in the upcoming DC superhero movie Shazam! Along with Variety's official confirmation, actor James Ransone ("Sinister") let it slip on Twitter that he would be playing adult Eddie.

WBThe Losers Club kids are also returning for It Chapter 2's flashbacks
WBThe Losers Club kids are also returning for It Chapter 2's flashbacks

Director Andy Muschietti is back to direct, with Gary Dauberman penning the script.

"Chapter One" of "It" followed the first half of Stephen King's novel, telling the story of a group of children who are terrorized by Pennywise the Clown and forced to face their own demons to defeat him. Production on the movie is expected to begin in Toronto this summer.

"IT" was a huge success, earning more than $700 million at the global box office.

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