Today, Deadline announced that The CW’s Beauty and the Beast star Jay Ryan has joined the cast of IT: Chapter 2 as adult Ben Hanscom. In the original film Jeremy Ray Taylor played the overweight yet loving member of the Losers Club. Ryan joins Jessica Chastain (X-Men: Dark Phoenix) as Beverly Marsh, James McAvoy (X-Men: Dark Phoenix) as Bill Denbrough, Bill Hader (Barry) as Richie Tozier, James Ransone (Mosaic) as Eddie Kaspbrak, and Andy Bean (Transformers: The Last Knight) as Stanley Uris. Bill Skarsgård is set to return and reek havoc for the town of Derry once again. Production begins this July.
IT: Chapter 2 hits September 6th, 2019