George Lucas‘ 1988 movie Willow is getting its personal tv sequence on Disney+ and it’s certain to be a success! The favored darkish fantasy film, which was launched years after Lucas’ unique Star Wars movies have been launched, has a loyal following of followers and the brand new present guarantees to be an thrilling continuation of the unique, with a few of its stars even returning. The primary official trailer of the present, which could be seen beneath, was launched in June 2022. Discover out extra concerning the present, together with the discharge date, the solid and crew, and extra beneath.
Launch Date and The place to Watch
Willow is ready to be launched on Disney+ on Nov. 30, 2022. The plan for the sequence was first introduced on the Star Wars Twitter account in 2020 and through Star Wars Celebration on Could 26, it was revealed it might be on Disney+. There will likely be eight episodes whole and its one of the vital anticipated upcoming Disney sequence and TV exhibits normally.
Forged and Crew
Warwick Davis, who was within the 1988 movie, is ready to reprise his position as Willow Ufgood, a farmer-turned-sorcerer, within the sequence. When speaking about his return because the character within the upcoming sequence, the actor instructed Radio Times he by no means thought there could be a present like this. “ what, it’s bizarre to have the ability to discuss it now! It’s one thing which I by no means thought I’d see occur,” he admitted to the outlet. “Every thing form of aligned once we did the film Solo. The author, Jonathan Kasdan, was an enormous fan of Willow. He grew up watching it and it’s one of many issues that impressed him to turn out to be a screenwriter, in addition to his dad.”
“After which Ron Howard got here into direct and John talked about to him that he was a giant fan of Willow and that acquired them speaking,” he added. “And I used to be on Solo trying a bit bit like Willow with my lengthy hair as Weazel, and all these items got here collectively.” Joanne Whalley, who was additionally within the unique movie, is ready to return as Sorcha, who’s now a queen.
Along with two of the unique stars, the brand new sequence is bringing on a bunch of latest faces. Ruby Cruz (Mare of Easttown) will play Princess Package, who’s Madmartigan and Sorcha’s daughter. Erin Kellyman (Solo: A Star Wars Story) will tackle the position of Jade, and Ellie Bamber (The Serpent) will play Dove. All of them apparently hunt down Willow to assist them save the world. Tony Revolori (Spider-Man: No Approach Dwelling), Amer Chadha-Patel (The Third Day), Dempsey Bryk (The Silence), Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Recreation of Thrones), and Talisa Garcia (Baptiste) additionally star within the sequence.
The crew of Willow has had fairly a little bit of modifications up till it started manufacturing. Loopy Wealthy Asians and In The Heights director, Jon M. Chu, was initially purported to direct the pilot, however dropped out on account of timing conflicts, in line with Deadline. Jonathan Entwistle then signed on for the job, however Deadline additionally reported that he left in April on account of a scheduling battle together with his new Apple TV+ sequence, Whats up Tomorrow, and was changed by Stephen Woolfenden. Earlier than he turned director, Stephen was a producing director on the sequence, so he already had data concerning the manufacturing. Jonathan Kasdan, the developer and author of the sequence, Ron, Brian Grazer, and extra are set to govt produce the present.
Willow, the sequence, is ready to happen years after the unique movie, which starred Warwick, Val Kilmer as Madmartigan, and others, Deadline reported. The primary character of Willow and different new characters will go on a fantastical journey, assembled by Princess Package, to avoid wasting the world.
The official synopsis for the sequence is that this: “The story started with an aspiring magician from a Nelwyn village and an toddler woman destined to unite the realms, who collectively helped destroy an evil queen and banish the forces of darkness. Now, in a magical world the place brownies, sorcerers, trolls, and different mystical creatures flourish, the journey continues, as an unlikely group of heroes set off on a harmful quest to locations far past their dwelling, the place they need to face their internal demons and are available collectively to avoid wasting their world.”
There hasn’t been any info launched concerning the music that will likely be featured in Willow, however judging from the trailer’s music, it’s certain to be adventurous and unforgettable.
Willow, the tv sequence, reportedly takes place 20-30 years after the film came about.
Earlier than showing within the upcoming present, Warwick and Erin each appeared in Solo: A Star Wars Story in 2018. Like the unique Willow movie, it was directed by Ron.
Ellie and Erin, who’re each within the sequence, beforehand starred within the 2018 tv miniseries, Les Miserables.