Entertainment Movies 'It: Chapter 2' 's Adult Cast — Including Jessica Chastain — Assembles for First Look at Sequel Blow up the red balloons —the highly-anticipated sequel to the best-selling movie It has begun filming, and Warner Bros. has the first official look of the cast in action By Dave Quinn Dave Quinn Instagram Twitter Dave Quinn is an Editor for PEOPLE, working across a number of verticals including the Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams. He joined in 2006 as a Writer/Reporter where he became known for his Bravo and Broadway exclusives across print and digital. Dave is the author of the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, Not All Diamonds and Rosé: The Inside Story of the Real Housewives from the People Who Lived It. He's appeared on many broadcasts including ABC's Good Morning America, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, E!'s Daily Pop, NBC's New York Live and PEOPLE's own Reality Check, as well as a number of podcasts like Bitch Sesh, Everything Iconic, Watch What Crappens, Hot Off the Mess, Mention It All, and PEOPLE Every Day. Prior to working at PEOPLE, Dave was the chief Theater Reporter for NBC New York and co-host of Entertainment Weekly's acclaimed TV Recaps series. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 3, 2018 12:51 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Blow up the red balloons —the highly-anticipated sequel to It has begun filming, and Warner Bros. has the first official look of the cast in action. On Tuesday, the company dropped the first cast photo from It: Chapter 2, featuring every member of the horror film’s new adult cast hanging at a table read. As fans may remember, Stephen King’s 1,000-page, 1986 novel has been split into two films — the first following the story of the kids in the Losers Club (as seen in the 2017 movie, dubbed “chapter one”) and the second featuring the parallel tale of their adult selves, who reunite 27-years-later amid new Pennywise threats (“chapter two”). Jessica Chastain (Beverly), Bill Hader (Richie), James McAvoy (Bill), Jay Ryan (Ben), James Ransone (Eddie), Isaiah Mustafa (Mike) and Andy Bean (Stanley) are stepping in to the shoes of the roles that were originated on screen by Sophia Lillis (Beverly), Finn Wolfhard (Richie), Jaeden Lieberher (Bill), Jeremy Wray Taylor (Ben), Jack Dylan Grazer (Eddie), Chosen Jacobs (Mike), and Wyatt Oleff (Stanley). Bill Skarsgard, who played the evil clown Pennywise, will be back for a second round of scares. RELATED VIDEO: Bill Hader And James McAvoy In Talks For Sequel To Stephen King’s ‘It’ Just because they’ve been replaced doesn’t mean that the young actors fans came to know and love in It won’t be seen in the sequel. Director Andy Muschietti told Entertainment Weekly they’ll still turn up as memories of the adult versions of the Losers Club. “On the second movie, that dialogue between timelines will be more present,” he said. “If we’re telling the story of adults, we are going to have flashbacks that take us back to the ’80s and inform the story in the present day.” It: Chapter 2 is due in theaters Sept. 6, 2019.