While fans of the Big Bang Theory are excited that CBS has renewed the show for at least two more seasons, some more exciting news has been released today. The new Big Bang spin-off is debuting this fall on CBS. The series will be called ‘Sheldon’ and will be starring actor Lane Armitage as 9 year old Sheldon. Will you be watching ‘Sheldon‘? Let us know AFTER THE JUMP!
The fresh series is scheduled to air in the upcoming 2017–2018 season. The show is to be created by current Big Bang Theory showrunners Steven Molaro and Chuck Lorre, and will follow the life of young Sheldon at the age of 9. Located in East Texas, we will see young Sheldon living with his family and attending high school.
Director of 2016’s The Jungle Book, Jon Favreau will be joining the production as the director and executive producer alongside Jim Parsons, who will narrate. The main star playing young Sheldon has confirmed to be Iain Amitage. Other cast members of the series are Zoe Perry, Raegan Revord, Lance Barber and Montana Jordan.