Update, 4:24PM: Andy Bean is set to play the older version of Stanley in New Line’s It: Chapter Two. Stanley was portrayed by Wyatt Oleff in the highest grossing horror film of all-time last fall. Bean’s credits include HBO’s Here and Now, Starz’s Power, and the feature film Transformers: The Last Knight. Variety had the news on Bean.
Previous 9:43AM: James Ransone will be playing the adult version of Eddie in Andy Muschietti’s It: Chapter Two. He’s the member of the Losers’ Club who was portrayed by Jake Dylan Grazer. Ransone joins Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hader.
The sequel portrays the kids, who were tormented by Pennywise, as adults. McAvoy plays Bill, Hader is Richie, Chastain plays Beverly, and Bill Skarsgard returns as Pennywise.
Production starts this summer in Toronto.
Ransone just wrapped on Season 1 of the Hulu series The First, which he stars opposite Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone. Ransone has also starred in HBO’s Mosaic and Amazon’s Bosch as well as movies Sinister 2 and Tangerine. He is repped by Underground and attorney Alex Kohner.
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