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James McAvoy Suffers Minor Injury Filming IT: Chapter 2

August 18, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

James McAvoy suffered a minor injury while filming a scene for IT: Chapter 2. McAvoy revealed the news on Instagram, noting that he suffered a “slight double thigh strain” while filming a fight scene opposite Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise.

McAvoy wrote, “In the wake of underwhelming public concern but a couple of weirdly concerned internet celeb sites I’d like to let you all know that I’m Doing just fine. Slight double thigh strain, caught it early, no worries. Pennywise look out. #pennywiseburgersandfries #40yearoldclownfighter”

It: Chapter 2 also stars Jessica Chastain as Beverly, Bill Hader as Richie, Jay Ryan as Ben, James Ransone as Eddie, Isaiah Mustafa as Mike and Andy Bean as Stanely Uris. Chapter Two is directed by Andy Muschietti from a script by Gary Dauberman. It will be released on September 6, 2019.