Australian actor Nicholas Hamilton has joined the production of It, New Line Cinema’s Andy Muschietti-directed adaptation of the Stephen King bestseller, reports Deadline.
Nicholas will play Henry Bowers in the film, which stars Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, the evil clown who terrorizes a group of kids in a small town.
It also stars Owen Teague (“Bloodline”), Jaeden Lieberher (Midnight Special), Jack Dylan Grazer (Tales of Halloween ), Wyatt Oleff (Guardians of the Galaxy ), Chosen Jacobs (Cops and Robbers) and Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ant-Man).
Nicholas recently starred opposite Viggo Mortensen in Matt Ross’ film Captain Fantastic, which premiered at Cannes. He played Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes’ son in Kim Farrant’s Australian feature Strangerland.
Barbara Muschietti, Roy Lee, Dan Lin, David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith are producing.