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HBO Max has ordered the Max Original drama Welcome to Derry (working title) to series. The series, from Warner Bros. Television and developed for television by filmmakers Andy Muschietti and Barbara Muschietti (IT, IT Chapter Two) and Jason Fuchs (IT Chapter Two, Wonder Woman, Argylle), is a prequel to the blockbuster IT films. Andy Muschietti will direct multiple episodes of the series, including the first episode.
Set in the world of Stephen King’s IT universe, Welcome to Derry (wt) is based on King’s IT novel and expands the vision established by filmmaker Andy Muschietti in the feature films IT and IT Chapter Two.
“We are thrilled to continue this iconic franchise with the brilliant Andy and Barbara Muschietti, Jason Fuchs, and Brad Caleb Kane. This prequel will expand the IT storytelling canvas and bring fans deeper into the terrifying, mesmerizing town of Derry,” said Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content, HBO Max.
“I’m excited that the story of Derry, Maine’s most haunted city, is continuing, and I’m glad Andy Muschietti is going to be overseeing the frightening festivities, along with a brain trust including his talented sister, Barbara. Red balloons all around!” said Stephen King.
Check out our interview with Jackson Robert Scott who played Georgie in IT (2016) below.
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