HBO Max to Get ‘It!’ Prequel TV Series

HBO Max is said to be in development It prequel series. The working title for the project is Herzlich willkommen in DerryThe film will explore the origins of Pennywise the Clown. Two It movies, which split Stephen King’s mammoth novel about the terrorized residents of Derry, Maine, were big hits for Warner Bros., grossing a combined $1.17 billion.

Herzlich willkommen in DerryThe birth of the curse lasting 27 years that haunts Derry will be tracked, according to The AnklerThe first report on the project was by, It is unclear if anyone from the It movies will star in the show. The outlet reports however that Herzlich willkommen in DerryIt was approved. A writer’s space is being set up.

Andy Muschietti, the director of both It is Chapter One (2017) It is Chapter 2 Variety reports that (2019) will be an executive producer. Jason Fuchs, Barbara Muschietti, and Jason Fuchs are producing. Fuchs is directing the script. Muschietti has signed on as the director of the first episode, if ordered.

King’s It The novel is over 1000 pages long and contains many background details that can be explored in a series. The miniseries, which starred Tim Curry as Pennywise, was the first adaptation of the book. Warner Bros. was finally able to make the story a big-screen success with Muschietti’s film. It was a financial and critical hit. It is Chapter 2 Although it was not as successful, the film received positive reviews. Pennywise was played in both films by Bill Skarsgard.

HBO Max’s decision for HBO Max to continue with Herzlich willkommen in DerryThis is after the streamer was surprisingly passed on Overlook August 2021. J.J. Abrams’s project would have been horror stories about the Overlook Hotel. This hotel was featured in King’s. Shining And Doctor Sleep. The Hollywood ReporterSources indicated that Netflix was a possible landing spot. Overlook. However, no significant developments have occurred. Overlook since HBO Max passed.

HBO Max has tapped into other Warner Bros. classics for upcoming projects. After playing the villain in the movie, Colin Farrell will play The Penguin in the series.The Batman. (There was also a series that covered the Gotham Police Department. However, it is now finished. Do not move forward.) A series of articles about the Bene GesseritFrom Dune It is currently in development.  

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