Sophia Lillis and Jessica Chastian IT

IT director Andy Muschietti would love for Jessica Chastain to play Beverly Marsh in the film’s sequel. In the feature adaptation, which made its debut over the weekend, newcomer Sophia Lillis plays the character — the only female member of the Losers’ Club. She’s a young girl who endures abuse from her father that eventually carries over into her adult relationships, as well as the love interest for Bill and Ben. In the 1990 mini-series, the elder version of Beverly was portrayed by Anette O’Toole (Smallville), and the younger iteration was played by Emily Perkins (Ginger Snaps).

Muschietti’s comments come just days after IT‘s record breaking opening weekend, ...

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