Welcome To Derry is a prequel to the film diptych being prepared for the HBO Max platform This based on the cult novel by Stephen King. According to The Illuminerdi, he will return in production Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise. As a reminder, the actor played a demonic clown in two films that were adapted This.
According to the site, the series will be set in the 1960s, and a black man in his 30s is currently being sought to play an army pilot who is “trying to bring people together in an unexpected moment.” The production is also looking for young actors to play a group of friends. It is implied that they will play some kind of prototype of the Losers Club.
Welcome To Derry – storyline and creators
Details of the plot of the series are kept under wraps. Probably in the production we will know the genesis of Pennywise, perhaps his first visit to Earth. The showrunners of the project are Jason Fuchs and Brad Caleb Kane, and Andy Muschietti, the director of the film diptych, is set to direct at least one episode and act as an executive producer.