As It: Chapter Two continues its Toronto production, Variety has revealed two additional castings to the film in fairly important major roles, with Teach Grant (Altered Carbon) and Jess Wiexler (Chained for Life) the latest to join the horror sequel.
Grant will portray the adult Henry Bowers, the bully to The Losers back in their teenage years. In the first film, Henry became a thrall to Pennywise and attempted to kill The Losers when they made their way down to Pennywise’s lair, but ultimately failed. Driven insane by Pennywise, Henry was blamed for most of the missing children in Derry as well as the murder of his father and friends and placed in an insane asylum. As an adult, he is still insane and a tool for Pennywise to use against the returning Losers.
Wiexler will portray Audra Phillips, a famous actress who has married James McAovy’s Bill Denbrough. She bears a noticeable resemblance to Beverly, played in the sequel by Jessica Chastain, and follows Bill to Derry when she grows concerned over his mental state.
It: Chapter Two will see Bill Skarsgard reprising his role as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, while Jessica Chastain (Beverley), James McAvoy (Bill), Bill Hader (Richie), James Ransone (Eddie), Andy Bean (Stanley), Jay Ryan (Ben) and Isaiah Mustafa (Mike) star as the adult versions of The Losers Club. Young stars Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff and Chosen Jacobs are also set to reprise their roles from the first movie in flashback sequences.
via The Flickering Myth