“Enola holds a special place in my heart – she’s strong, fearless, intelligent and brave. I look forward to fans seeing how her journey continues!”
The British actress, 17, is best known for her stellar performance as Eleven in another highly successful Netflix property, Stranger Things.
She also appears as Madison Russell in Legendary’s revamped Godzilla franchise, most recently in this year’s blockbuster Godzilla vs Kong.
At the moment, it is unclear if supporting cast members such as Helena Bonham Carter, Adeel Akhtar and Susie Wokoma will also be back for the sequel.