Welcome to Derry It Prequel Series Adds 10 New Cast Members

Ten new actors have joined the cast of Welcome to Derry, an upcoming television series that serves as a prequel to the films It (2017) and It Chapter Two (2019). Bill Skarsgård, who portrayed the villainous clown Pennywise in both movies, is reprising his role and will also work as an executive producer for the series.

New Cast Members for Welcome to Derry

According to Deadline, the following actors have been added to the cast of Welcome to Derry: Alixandra Fuchs (The Chi), Kimberly Guerrero (Longmire), Dorian Grey (Transplant), Thomas Mitchell (RoboCop), BJ Harrison (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Peter Outerbridge (Lucky Number Slevin), Shane Marriott (Fargo), Chad Rook (Joe Pickett), Joshua Odjick (The Swarm), and Morningstar Angeline (Echo).

Previously announced cast members include Taylour Paige, Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, James Remar, and Stephen Rider.

Development and Production

Welcome to Derry is developed by Andy Muschietti, who also directed It and It Chapter Two, alongside Barbara Muschietti and Jason Fuchs. Andy Muschietti is set to direct four episodes of the nine-episode series. He will also serve as an executive producer with Barbara Muschietti, Bill Skarsgård, Jason Fuchs, Brad Caleb Kane, David Coatsworth, Shelley Meals, Roy Lee, and Dan Lin. Fuchs and Kane will function as co-showrunners.

Background and Plot

The series is based in Stephen King’s It universe, expanding on the vision that Andy Muschietti established in his feature films It and It Chapter Two. Further plot details for the prequel series remain undisclosed at this time.


Welcome to Derry is expected to premiere on HBO sometime in 2025. Currently, It is streaming on Apple TV+ for subscribers, while It Chapter Two is available for rent on various streaming platforms such as Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime Video.

Wrapping Up

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