HBO Max’s IT Prequel Series WELCOME TO DERRY Starts Filming in Toronto This May
Update: HBO Max officially order the series on February 23rd.
HBO Max’s It prequel series Welcome to Derry is filming in Toronto later this Spring, summer and Fall.
Set in the 1960s, four kids in a town bordering an Air Force base with a mysterious “Special Projects” bunker search for friend of theirs who disappeared mysteriously.
Does this series include the origin story of Pennywise the Clown, leading up to the events of It: Part One, based on the Stephen King horror novel?
Working title: Fairview.
Filming dates: May 01 2023 – December 21 2023.
Showrunners: Jason Fuchs, Brad Caleb Kane.
Director of a few episodes: Andy Muschietti, who directed It: Part One & It: Part Two.
Cast: not yet cast.
Producers: Double Dream, Warner Bros. Television.
Where will it film?
Port Hope, Ontario, transformed into Derry, Maine for the film franchise, with Port Hope Munical Hall playing the Derry Public Library and many other changes. Will the series use the same locations?