Pennywise the Dancing Clown is set to return to Derry, Maine, when It Chapter Two is released in theaters this fall. The film is a sequel to the hugely successful 2017 film It.

Like the first film, It Chapter Two is an adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 novel of the same name, and will once again feature The Losers' Club. This time, however, audiences will be introduced to the group nearly 30 years after the first film took place.

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July 18, 2019 - It Chapter Two trailer will frighten you into never sleeping again

After a chilling teaser, Warner Bros. on Thursday released the first official trailer for It Chapter Two. If you thought the first movie was creepy, you ain't seen nothing yet.

The second film picks up almost 30 years after the first film, and finds The Losers' Club returning to Derry, Maine, where they must defeat Pennywise once and for all.

In the teaser released in May, Warner Bros. released part of an eerie scene featuring Jessica Chastain returning to her childhood apartment, which is now occupied by an old woman. As it turns out, the old woman is now what she seems.

The sequel will feature an adult version of The Losers Club, in an ensemble cast that include James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, and Bill Hader. The film will also feature flashback scenes of the original cast.

It Chapter Two will hit theaters on September 6, 2019.

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It Chapter Two release date

It Chapter Two is scheduled to hit theaters on September 6, 2019.

It Chapter Two trailer

Warner Bros. released the first teaser trailer for It Chapter Two on May 9, 2019, followed by the official trailer on July 28, 2019.

It Chapter Two plot

It Chapter Two will take place almost 30 years after the first film, and find The Losers' Club returning to Derry, Maine, a small town where they had a fateful encounter with It.

Twenty-seven years after the events of the summer of 1989, It returns. The Losers' Club fulfill their promises and return to Derry to put an end to the evil being once and for all. Unbeknownst to them, It has returned, stronger and crueler than ever.

When the Losers return to Derry, they'll attempt to kill It once and for all. To do so, they'll have to face horrifying manifestations of It, similar to the first movie.

It Chapter Two cast

The cast will consist of the original child actors in flashback scenes, along with adult actors as the current version of the Losers' Club.

The Losers Club (adult version)

  • James McAvoy as Bill Denbrough
  • Jay Ryan as Ben Hanscom
  • Jessica Chastain as Beverly Marsh
  • Bill Hader as Richie Tozier
  • Isaiah Mustafa as Mike Hanlon
  • James Ransone as Eddie Kaspbrak
  • Andy Bean as Stan Uris

The Losers Club (young version)

  • Jaeden Lieberher as Bill Denbrough
  • Jeremy Ray Taylor as Ben Hanscom
  • Sophia Lillis as Beverly March
  • Finn Wolfhard as Richie Tozier
  • Chosen Jacobs as Mike Hanlon
  • Jack Dylan Grazer as Eddie Kaspbrak
  • Wyatt Oleff as Stan Uris

Other cast members

  • Bill Skarsgård as It/Pennywise the Dancing Clown
  • Jackson Robert Scott as Georgie Denbrough
  • Jess Weixler as Audra Phillips

It Chapter Two recap

Note: there are spoilers for It ahead

It terrified audiences when it was released in 2017, introducing Bill Skarsgård's take on It/Pennywise the Dancing Clown. The sequel will pick up 27 years after the first film, as The Losers' Club (consisting of Bill Denbrough, Richie Tozier, Mike Hanlon, Eddie Kaspbrak, Stan Uris, Ben Hanscom, and Beverly Marsh) head back to Derry, Maine, and attempt to destroy It once and for all.

In the first film, after the disappearance of Bill Denbrough's brother, Georgie Denbrough, it's revealed that the small town of Derry has been plagued by child disappearances for decades. The Losers' Club soon realize It/Penniwise, who turns into manifestations of what the kids fear most, is behind the attacks.

After several more attacks by Pennywise, the group convene at an abandoned house, thought to have access to an underground well where It lives. They eventually attack and critically injure It, who retreats to tend to his injuries.

A few weeks later, It captures Beverly, and the remaining Losers Club members descend into the well to rescue her. After a battle, the group defeat It, causing It to go into hibernation without any food, and conclude that It will die from starvation.

In the end, the Losers swear to come back to Derry as adults if It ever returns.