We were all sitting in water and we were all freezing,” Hader recalled. “I just remember Jessica Chastain’s lips turned blue. I was going, ‘We need to get out of the water.’ Then Jessica was nice and got us B12 shots. We went up and there was this doctor sitting there and he gave us all B12 shots.”
Also appearing on this week’s “The Big Ticket” are Hader’s co-stars, Pennywise himself Bill Skarsgård and McAvoy, who plays the adult Bill Denbrough.
Rootbeer Films has completed “2nd Unit: Invisible Action Stars” with James Cameron, Keanu Reeves, Mark Wahlberg and Halle Berry, Variety has learned exclusively. The film explores relationships between actors and stunt performers — a topic at the heart of Quentin Tarantino’s recent “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” Joe Mantegna narrates “2nd Unit: Invisible Action
In today’s film news roundup, Patty Jenkins is honored, “Waves” will close the Hamptons Film Festival, Ellen Burstyn and Emma Thompson are cast, and “The Cotton Club” has been expanded. JENKINS HONORED The International Cinematographers Guild will honor “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins with its inaugural Distinguished Filmmaker Award.
Despite IT Chapter 2 occurring 27 years after the events of the original IT, the sequel still takes place in our past. Director Andy Muschietti’s follow up to his 2017 blockbuster is primary about the Losers Club – now grown adults – returning to Derry, Maine to face Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard) one last time. IT Chapter 2 is definitely more modern than the original film but it’s still, technically, a period piece.