Young actress Sophia Lillis (“37,” “The Help”) has joined the cast of the Andres Muschietti-directed film adaptation of Stephen King’s “It” for New Line.
The story follows a group of teenagers, ‘the Losers Club’, who find themselves face to face against a terrifying demonic monster taking the form of a clown calling itself Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard).
Lillis plays Beverly, the only girl member of the Losers Club who in the original novel forms a strong bond with another member that lasts into their adult years.
Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Owen Teague also star. Shooting begins in Toronto later this month.