Welcome To Derry will be coming to HBO Max. The channel has announced that the series will be releasing a prequel. The expansion of “The Stephen King Doctrine” will revolve around the pop culture landscape. According to the latest reports HBO Max is in development on a prequel series for the “It” film franchise. Let’s get to know more about it.
Welcome To Derry Updates
The series will be titled Welcome to Derry. The series would kick off in the 1960s and will follow the events of 2017’s It: Part One. The series will be based on King’s classic horror novel. It is also expected to touch upon the backstory of Pennywise the Clown. The representatives of HBO Max and Warner Bros have revealed all the latest details about the series.
Welcome To Derry Team
Andy Muschietti has directed both films in the King franchise. He will executive produce the series alongside Barbara Muschietti and Jason Fuchs. Muschiettis and Fuchs have developed the show’s story. Fuchs has penned the script of the series. A mini writers’ room for the show will now be open, and Warner Bros will be producing the series. Television will be serving as the producer behind the project. The schedule will be similar to how Warner Bros produced the two films.
HBO Max Upcoming Plans
The move taken by HBO is not surprising because the channel is preparing for many new movie and TV series releases. The channel will be giving the audience a big surprise on two levels. The multimedia companies are looking to stream a number of their popular film IPs. Paramount+ will be releasing its Fatal Attraction series.
HBO Max will be releasing Matt Reeves‘ Robert Pattinson-starring The Batman. The channel will be releasing the spin-off series. It will be based around Arkham Asylum and Colin Farrell‘s The Penguin. The Gotham City PD spinoff is on hold for now. The two “It” films grossed over $1.1 billion at the global box office and gained a lot of recognition all over the world.
Welcome To Derry Plot
The upcoming HBO series will be titled Welcome to Derry. The show will take place in the 1960s. It will explore the origins of the shape-shifting entity. The show features the delights of scaring children before feasting on their flesh.
Welcome To Derry Cast
Welcome To Derry cast includes:
- Jessica Chastain
- James McAvoy
- Bill Hader
- Isaiah Mustafa
- Jay Ryan
- James Ransone
- Andy Bean
Welcome To Derry Release Date
Welcome To Derry is an IT sequel and it will come to HBO Max soon. The series will be released on March 29, 2022.