The role was previously played by Wyatt Oleff (on the right in the photo below) in It: Chapter 1, and the young actor is expected to return alongside his young co-stars in some capacity.
Andy and James are joining James McAvoy, Bill Hader, and Jessica Chastain, who have also been cast to play the Losers' Club characters. Jack Dylan Grazer played the kid version of Eddie in the previous film.More news: Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament leaders
The It: Chapter 2 Losers' Club has new members as two actors join the cast, nearly completing the round-up of characters who will have to face the murderous Pennywise as grown-ups. Chastain is set to play the adult Bev Marsh, a role played by Sophia Lillis in the 2017 film.
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The sequel to last year's massively successful horror hit, which grossed more than $700 million worldwide, will see director Andy Muschietti obviously back in charge, with a script from Gary Dauberman.
So all that is left from the Club to cast are Mike and Ben, but back when the first chapter was released, the young versions talked about their dream casting picks for the grown up versions, and they picked Chadwick Boseman and Chris Pratt, respectively. After all, the first film changed many details from King's novel.
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