Variety is reporting that Jessica Chastain is in negotiations to star in New Line’s It sequel as the adult version of Beverly. There have been numerous rumors since the film dropped last Fall that Chastain was in consideration for the role. In fact, the rumors even went so far as to claim that the final panel after the end credits would be a shot of the adult cast teasing the sequel with Chastain leading the cast. Variety also confirmed that director Andy Muschietti will be back for the sequel and that Gary Dauberman will write the script. Perri Nemiroff and Mark Reilly are here to give you their thoughts on this news and on the possible confirmation that Muschietti is back to direct the sequel.
It 2: Jessica Chastain in Early Talks to Play Adult Beverly