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James McAvoy Reveals the Nightmare He Had While Filming 'It'

James McAvoy was never scared of clowns until he started filming It!

The 40-year-old actor opened up about the nightmare he started having once he began working on the movie.

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“I started to have nightmares in preparation for the film. I never had that as a kid,” James said during an appearance on Good Morning America.

He continued, “I had the same nightmare twice. It was Bill [Skarsgard] as Pennywise, lying in bed beside me, stroking my neck, stroking my back, saying, ‘James it’s time to wake up.’ It was horrible.”

Hear all that James McAvoy had to say about filming It below…

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James McAvoy Shares Fun Facts About Co-Stars Jennifer Lawrence & More on 'Late Show' - Watch!

James McAvoy dropped some fun facts about his former co-stars while making an appearance on last night’s (September 11) episode of The Late Show!

The 40-year-old Scottish actor played a lightning round game where he had to spill dirt on any past co-star host Stephen Colbert named, including Sir Patrick Stewart and Charlize Theron.

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James revealed that his Dark Phoenix co-star Jennifer Lawrence “was born with teeth,” adding “said her mother, yeah. Imagine that?”

James also revealed that Jessica Chastain once “broke her leg riding high-performance motorcycles” on the set of The Tree of Life.

James McAvoy also talked about his fans being named McAvoyeurs and promoted his film IT: Chapter Two, which brought in $91 million at the box office in its opening weekend.

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Jessica Chastain & James McAvoy Get Diane Kruger's Support at 'It' London Premiere!

Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy walk the red carpet at the premiere of It Chapter Two on Monday (September 2) at The Vaults in London, England.

The actors were joined at the event by their co-star Bill Skarsgard, who plays Pennywise the Clown, as well as director Andy Muschietti and producer Barbara Muschietti.

Jessica received support from her co-star from the upcoming movie 355, Diane Kruger. They were recently spotted filming some action-packed scenes in Paris.

Make sure to see It Chapter Two when it hits theaters on Friday.

FYI: Jessica is wearing an Elie Saab dress and Jimmy Choo shoes. Diane is wearing an Erdem dress.

40+ pictures inside of Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy at the London premiere… More Here! »

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Jessica Chastain Joins Her 'It' Co-Stars for More Comic-Con Fun

Jessica Chastain and the cast of It: Chapter Two are having fun at 2019 Comic-Con!

Ahead of the launch of this year’s convention, the cast stepped out for the Warner Bros. Scare Diego event on Wednesday night (July 17) in San Diego, Calif.

Jessica was joined by co-stars James McAvoy, Isaiah Mustafa, Andy Bean, James Ransone, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, and director Andy Muschietti for an interview with Conan O’Brien. The cast also taped an appearance on the talk show host’s show that day!

The new trailer for the upcoming horror film was released this week and Jessica has described the movie as “Carrie on steroids.” We can’t wait!

It: Chapter Two hits theaters on September 6.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda & James McAvoy Talk Up 'His Dark Materials' at San Diego Comic-Con 2019

James McAvoy and Lin-Manuel Miranda sit side by side for the His Dark Materials during 2019 Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday night (July 18) in San Diego, Calif.

The two stars joined Dafne Keen and Ruth Wilson to chat up the new HBO series.

The first season of the new show follows Lyra (Keen), a seemingly ordinary, but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.

As she journeys through the worlds, including our own, Lyra meets Will, a determined and courageous boy. Together, they encounter extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living — and the dead — in their hands.

If you missed it, check out the first trailer for His Dark Materials HERE!

FYI: Ruth is wearing a Marni dress.

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HBO Debuts 'His Dark Materials' Epic Trailer at Comic-Con!

The trailer for HBO’s new epic fantasy series His Dark Materials has arrived!

Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda star in the new series, based on the best-selling books of the same name by Philip Pullman.

The first season follows Lyra (Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. As she journeys through the worlds, including our own, Lyra meets Will, a determined and courageous boy. Together, they encounter extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living — and the dead — in their hands.

The cast was at Comic-Con on Thursday (July 18) to debut the trailer. The show premieres on both HBO and BBC this fall.

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