The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon will be going straight to series for the 2017-2018 season at CBS. Jim Parsons is also on board to narrate the series Goldberg’s style as the adult Sheldon.
Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the sitcom will star Iain Armitage as 9-Year-Old Sheldon. Also cast are Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan
The series follows Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.
Jon Favreau is directing/executive producing the first episode of the series. Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro, Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak will serve as executive producers of the series, from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.