Xavier Dolan Joins the Cast of It: Chapter 2

One of the vignettes that occurs early on in Stephen King’s novel is the brutal killing of a homosexual in Derry. Though it never made it to the first big screen adaptation of It, it’s coming in to open It: Chapter 2 and none other than French Canadian film making wunderkind Xavier Dolan (It’s Only the End of the World, Laurence Anyways, I Killed My Mother, Tom at the Farm) has signed on to play said victim.

He joins Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Jay Ryan, Isaiah Mustafa, Bill Hader, James Ransone, and Andy Bean in Andy Muschietti’s sequel to the his highest grossing .