Pennywise isn’t expected to return until September of 2019, but in order to sate our appetite for sewer-dwelling clowns, YouTuber Stryder HD has served up the next best thing: a creepy fan-made trailer for It: Chapter Two that indulges in a little wishful thinking.
Sure, Jessica Chastain is said to be circling the role of Beverly Marsh, but this custom trailer goes one step further to cast the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal as Eddie Kaspbrak, Terrence Howard as Mike Hanlon, Patrick Wilson as Bill Denbrough, Infinity War‘s Chris Pratt as Ben Hanscom, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Richie Tozier and, finally, Jon Heder as Stanley Uris, who doesn’t take news of Pennywise’s return too kindly in Stephen King’s literary masterpiece.
If nothing else, it’s an exciting tease of what could be, though without any firm casting details out in the wild – you know, aside from those negotiations involving Chastain – we’ll likely have to wait until the sequel begins filming this summer before uncovering any story intel.
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What we do know, however, is that Chapter Two will bring us closer to Pennywise’s cosmic origins. Often referred to as the Eater of Worlds, King’s shape-shifting demon has been stalking the sewers of Derry for eons, though Bill Skarsgård recently teased that the 2019 sequel will bring closure for the Losers, saying:
The first movie worked so well at what it is trying to do, I think, and ultimately that is the kids’ story, and you follow these kids and you sort of fall in love with these kids. And the second one will be the adult story. And I think the right way to do it is to make that movie actively different. … I think there might be worth exploring sort of the psychological aspects of horror, but also maybe the sort of cosmological existence of this being. What is he, and where does he come from?
Pitched as a dark, psychedelic trip into the demented mind of Pennywise, It: Chapter Two will be summoned into theaters on September 6th, 2019.
Source: Stryder HD