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Bill Skarsgard is seen as Pennywise the clown in It: Chapter Two set

He brought Stephen King’s most iconic character to life in the 2017 reboot of horror flick It

Now Bill Skarsgard is back again as Pennywise The Dancing Clown.

The 28-year old actor was seen in the first photos from the set of It: Chapter Two in Ontario, Canada on Friday.

He’s back! Bill Skarsgard was spotted filming a scene for It: Chapter Two in Ontario, Canada

Filming for the sequel has been in full swing in the Toronto area for about two months now.     

Skarsgard was in full Pennywise garb as he was suspended in the air with a wire for a CGI scene. 

As the scene progressed, the actor slid down the wire as he held on to some balloons.

The first installment of It was set in the summer of 1989 and told the story of seven children in Derry, Maine who were terrorized by Pennywise. 

Menacing: Skarsgard was in full Pennywise garb as he was suspended in the air with a wire for a CGI scene

Menacing: Skarsgard was in full Pennywise garb as he was suspended in the air with a wire for a CGI scene

It: Chapter Two jumps ahead 27-years to 2016; the second installment co-stars James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Jay Ryan, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Andy Bean and Teach Grant

It: Chapter Two jumps ahead 27-years to 2016; the second installment co-stars James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Jay Ryan, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Andy Bean and Teach Grant

In Chapter Two, the film jumps ahead 27-years, to 2016.  Co-stars James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Jay Ryan, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Andy Bean and Teach Grant all play the adult versions of The Losers Club.

The young stars of the original film do make a return as the younger Losers.  

Turns out, the set has a much different feel for Skarsgard this time around.

‘It’s almost like I’m re-adapting myself,’ the actor revealed to Collider. ‘The character became very iconic. Pennywise became a star. You see Instagram posts of people dressing up or dressing their kids as Pennywise for Halloween. It’s all over the place… So, it became this completely universal thing, outside of the thing.’

Different experience: The set has a much different feel for Skarsgard this time around. 'It¿s almost like I¿m re-adapting myself. The character became very iconic. Pennywise became a star,' the actor revealed to Collider

Different experience: The set has a much different feel for Skarsgard this time around. ‘It’s almost like I’m re-adapting myself. The character became very iconic. Pennywise became a star,’ the actor revealed to Collider

Dressed for success: The first film set box office records and grossed $700m worldwide

Dressed for success: The first film set box office records and grossed $700m worldwide

In the first film, Skarsgard didn’t spend much time around the young stars so his look and mannerisms could invoke guttural reactions. That has all changed now that they are older and there is a new adult cast.

‘Off camera, I get to hang out with the entire adult cast now. It’s weird and it’s surreal because some of them are really big stars and they’re coming in to your thing. They’re stepping into the thing that me and Andy and the kids did. They’re joining the band, in a way. ‘ 

He added, ‘They’re all really cool and talented people, so I think they will bring a lot to the table.’

The first film set numerous box office records and grossed $700million worldwide. Unadjusted for inflation, it is the highest grossing and most profitable horror film of all time. It’s also fourth-highest-grossing R-rated film.   

It: Chapter Two is scheduled to hit theaters September 6, 2019.

The return looms: It: Chapter Two is scheduled to hit theaters September 6, 2019; Skarsgard attended the 2018 Comic-Con in San Diego in July

The return looms: It: Chapter Two is scheduled to hit theaters September 6, 2019; Skarsgard attended the 2018 Comic-Con in San Diego in July

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