Just when you thought the sewers and streets of Derry, Maine were safe, turns out their not. It has now become official HBO Max the streaming network announced it will be bringing an “It” prequel series to the service, tentatively titled ‘Welcome to Derry.’
The show will be developed by the filmmakers behind the recent movie remakes, Andy Muschietti and Barbara Muschietti, and Jason Fuchs (“Wonder Woman”). Andy Muschietti, who directed the very successful movies in 2017 and 2019 will direct several episodes including the first one.
No cast has been announced yet. It is based on the novel by Stephen King by the same name. The novel was released in 1986 and revolved around a group outcast kids nicknamed the ‘Losers Club’. The children are terrorized by an evil entity that exploits the fears of its victims to disguise itself while hunting its prey. It takes many forms to terrorize the kids, including a dancing clown named, Pennywise.
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