For 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage, BIG LITTLE LIES), it isn’t easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn’t always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted, and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him. THE BIG BANG THEORY’s multiple Emmy® Award winner Jim Parsons narrates as Adult Sheldon. This single-camera, half-hour comedy gives us the chance to meet Sheldon in childhood, as he embarks on his innocent, awkward, and hopeful journey toward the man he will become. YOUNG SHELDON stars Iain Armitage as Sheldon, Zoe Perry (SCANDAL) as Mary, Lance Barber (IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA) as George Sr., Raegan Revord (MODERN FAMILY) as Missy, and Montana Jordan (THE LEGACY OF A WHITETAIL DEER HUNTER) as Georgie Jr. THE BIG BANG THEORY’s multiple Emmy® Award winner Jim Parsons narrates the comedy as Adult Sheldon. Chuck Lorre (THE BIG BANG THEORY) and Steve Molaro (THE BIG BANG THEORY) created the series and executive produce along with Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak for Warner Bros. Television. Jon Favreau (Iron Man) directed the pilot.