HBO Max is working on a prequel to It, the cosmic horror story based on Stephen King’s hugely successful movie Duology, The Ankler reports. of the new prequel series “Welcome to DerryIf the series is greenlit, it will trace the origins of Pennywise, the evil clown who has terrorized Derry’s children for more than one generation.
According to the content of the same news, it is not clear whether the previous actors in the films will take part in the series. However, the series is planned to serve the horror genre again. Prequel projects have been very trendy on HBO Max in recent years. HBO Max’s planned Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon has recently wrapped up filming. The Batman series featuring Gotham PD “evolved” into a story featuring Arkham Asylum.
Meanwhile, It: Chapter 2 wraps up the original story in 2019, as director Andy Muschietti said, “there’s a whole mythology in the book that deserves to be explored.” said. “Mythology is something that’s always had opportunities to explore. It’s been on Earth for millions of years. It’s been in contact with humans for hundreds of years. So you can estimate the amount of material,” Muschietti said in a statement. said.
With horror stories being as popular as ever, it wouldn’t come as a surprise if Welcome to Derry does happen and get a season confirmation. Already, the movie series has a large fan base. It seems that there will be no problems with the ratings for the series.