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'Big Bang Theory' Spin-Off 'Young Sheldon' Ordered By CBS!

'Big Bang Theory' Spin-Off 'Young Sheldon' Ordered By CBS!

CBS has officially ordered the upcoming series Young Sheldon, a spin-off of the hit series The Big Bang Theory.

Jim Parsons, who plays the adult version of the beloved character, will narrate the series and young actor Iain Armitage will play the lead role on the new show.

Iain is best known for playing Shailene Woodley‘s son on the HBO series Big Little Lies and for his YouTube video reviews of Broadway shows.

Young Sheldon follows Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school. Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan will also star.

Jim and his partner Todd Spiewak are executive producing the series with Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro.

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  • Hyejeong

    I’ll be watching – but it’s really time for TBBT to end.

  • Shell

    I hope this works but I doubt it. Sheldon is Sheldon because of Jim, anybody else playing him will make it as if he is different character. It feels like they known the end is near and they are trying to figure out ways to keep it going when it should have ended a few seasons back.

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