A spinoff to The Big Bang Theory is officially coming to CBS. CBS announced the news yesterday about a new series called Young Sheldon, which will focus on the younger version of Jim Parson’s character Sheldon Cooper, has been ordered straight to series for the 2017-2018 season. The spinoff is being created by Big Bang Theory’s Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro and will follow 9-year-old Sheldon as he balances living with his family in East Texas and going to high school early. Jim Parsons will narrate the show as “adult Sheldon.” The series will star Big Little Lies’ Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper, alongside Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan Revord, and Montana Jordan.
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