Bill Skarsgård Open To The Possibility of Playing Pennywise Again

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Bill Skarsgård Open To The Possibility of Playing Pennywise Again

Bill Skarsgård open to the possibility of playing Pennywise again

Following IT Chapter Two‘s successful opening weekend, many fans are wondering if there’s a possibility for an IT Chapter Three despite the source material being fully adapted. In an interview with EW, Pennywise actor Bill Skarsgård revealed that he would only be open to reprising his role as the evil shape-shifting clown if the story is right for the character.

“It would have to be the right type of approach to it,” Skarsgård said. “The book ends where the second movie ends, so that is the final chapter of this story. There is this interesting aspect of going back in time before all this happened. There might be a story there that might be worth exploring. Obviously that would be a story that’s not in the book, it would be a freestanding story, but obviously within the same universe. So, there might be something interesting out of it. I think it would be fun.”

RELATED: IT Chapter Two Trailer Resurrects the Loser’s Club… and Pennywise!

Twenty-seven years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more. Now adults, the Losers have long since gone their separate ways. However, people are disappearing again, so Mike, the only one of the group to remain in their hometown, calls the others home. Damaged by the experiences of their past, they must each conquer their deepest fears to destroy Pennywise once and for all…putting them directly in the path of the shape-shifting clown that has become deadlier than ever.

The cast of IT: Chapter Two includes James McAvoy (X-Men franchise, Split) as Bill, Jessica Chastain (Crimson PeakThe Martian) as Beverly, Bill Hader (BarryTrainwreck) as Richie, Jay Ryan (Beauty and the Beast) as Ben and James Ransone (Generation Kill) as Eddie, with Andy Bean (Here and Now) as Stanely Uris, Isaiah Mustafa as Mike, Teach Grant (Altered CarbonDamnation) as Henry Bowers, Jess Weixler (The SonChained for Life) as Bill’s wife, Xavier Dolan (Boy Erased) as Adrian Mellon, Will Beinbrink (Queen of the South) as Tom Rogan and, of course, the return of Bill Skarsgård as the clown Pennywise.

Pick up a copy of the first part of IT here.

The second part is written by Gary Dauberman from the book by Stephen King. Muschietti, once again, is at the helm.

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