Beverly Marsh is undoubtedly one of the key characters within Stephen King’s It.
She’s a formative member of the Losers’ Club and one of Pennywise’s greatest foes – a character capable of rounding up Derry’s Losers even after a 27-year intermission.
That’s the length of time it takes before Pennywise claws its way out of the Derry sewers, though when he does – or, rather, when it does – the Losers Club will be ready and waiting. That is, in a nutshell, the plot driving It: Chapter Two, which has officially begun filming on the streets of Toronto.
To prove it, X-Men: Dark Phoenix star Jessica Chastain, who’s on board to play the adult Beverly Marsh, took to Instagram (h/t Bloody Disgusting) to show off her Bev-inspired hairdo and, frankly, she’s perhaps the perfect actress to play the grown-up version of Sophia Lillis.
Speaking of which, Lillis is expected to reprise her role for It: Chapter Two, given the New Line-backed sequel is set to include ’80s flashbacks as the Losers’ Club gear up to banish Pennywise once and for all.
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The cast also includes Bill Hader as Richie, James McAvoy as Bill, James Ransone as Eddie, Andy Bean as Stanley, Isaiah Mustafa as Mike and Jay Ryan as Ben. Deadpool 2 star Bill Skarsgård returns as well as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, eater of worlds and destroyer of dreams.
It: Chapter Two is currently lensing across parts of Toronto in anticipation of its release next fall – September 6th, to be specific, and we all know how well the first movie performed in that late-summer corridor…