Entertainment Jessica Chastain wants to be in IT sequel

16:06  07 november  2017
16:06  07 november  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

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IT director Andy Muschietti would love for Jessica Chastain to play Beverly Marsh in the film’s sequel . In the feature adaptation, which made its debut over the weekend, newcomer Sophia Lillis plays the character — the only female member of the Losers’ Club.

Muschietti has already started putting together his wish-list; per Variety, the director says he’d love to reunite with his old Mama star Jessica Chastain to play the adult version of Sophia Lillis’ Bev. Justin Bieber Reportedly Thrilled That Selena Gomez Is Single Cause He Wants to Be Her Boyfriend Again.

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Jessica Chastain would love to star as an older Beverly in the 'IT' sequel.

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All that wishful thinking about Jessica Chastain in the upcoming sequel to It might not be that unrealistic. They're my friends," she said. "They're like my family. Anything that they're doing, I want to be a part of. So I hope we can make it happen."

One of the names that’s been floating around for the sequel practically since the first movie opened is Jessica Chastain , who would be perfect to play the “They’re like my family,” Chastain said of Andy and Barbara. “Anything that they’re doing I want to be a part of, so I hope we can make it happen.”

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, Chastain's name has been thrown into the mix for the upcoming sequel.

Although no casting has yet to be announced, Chastain "hopes" it can happen and she gets to battle Pennywise the Dancing Clown.

Speaking to website ScreenRant, Chastain said: "Well, I love Andy and Barbara [Muschietti]. I worked with them on Andy's directorial debut, you know, his film, 'Mama'.

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In news that will make fans of IT very happy, Jessica Chastain has confirmed talks are happening in regards to her playing grown-up Beverly in the sequel . 2017 has been an impressive year for horror movies, with IT being a watershed success for the genre.

Recently, Muschietti revealed he wants Jessica Chastain to play an older Beverly in the ' IT ' sequel . The 44-year-old filmmaker said: "Jessi is an amazing actress and a very good friend and I would love her to play Beverly.

"His first film. And you know, Barbara is one of my best friends so ... We'll see ... Listen, of course, I want to work on it ... they're my friends. They're like my family. Anything that they're doing I want to be a part of, so I hope we can make it happen."

The hit re-imagining of the 1986 King novel follows a group of youngsters who are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against terrifying monster Pennywise.

The sequel moves the story on to when the brave friends have become adults and after they each see Pennywise again they realise they must return to Maine to fight the killer once more. The second film is slated for a September 2019 release.

Recently, Muschietti publicly stated he wants Chastain to play the older version of Beverly in the 'IT' sequel.

The 44-year-old filmmaker said: "Jessica is an amazing actress and a very good friend and I would love her to play Beverly. She loves the movie and it feels like the planets are aligned in that sense, but we still have to make that happen.

"There are a lot of ideas for the rest of the cast that I'm playing with, but it's a bit too premature to say those names right now."

'IT' - which stars Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise - is the highest grossing R-rated film of all-time surpassing the takings of 'Deadpool' and 'Logan'.

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