Potential ‘Willow’ TV Show Release Date and More on the Disney+ Show – Hollywood Life


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george lucas‘ 1988 movie willow is getting its own TV series on Disney+ and it’s sure to be a hit! The popular dark fantasy flick, which came out years after Lucas’ original Star Wars films were released, has a devoted following of fans and the new show promises to be an exciting sequel to the original, with some of its stars returning same. The show’s first official trailer, which can be seen below, was released in June 2022. Find out more about the show, including the release date, cast and crew, and more here. -below.

Release date and where to watch

willow is set to release on Disney+ on November 30, 2022. The plan for the series was first announced on star wars Twitter account in 2020 and during Star Wars Celebration on May 26, it was revealed to be on Disney+. There will be eight episodes in total and it is one of the most anticipated upcoming Disney series and TV shows in general.

Cast and crew

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Some of the cast of ‘Willow.’ (Lucasfilm/Disney+)


Warwick Davis, who starred in the 1988 film, is set to reprise her role as farmer-turned-witch Willow Ufgood on the show. Speaking about his return as a character in the upcoming series, the actor said Radio schedules he never thought there would be a show like this. “You know what, it’s weird to be able to talk about it now!” This is something I never thought would happen,” he admitted to the outlet. “Everything kind of aligned when we did the Solo movie. The writer, Jonathan Kasdanwas a big fan of willow. He grew up watching it and it was one of the things that inspired him and his father to become a screenwriter.

“So what Ron Howard went live and John mentioned to him that he was a huge fan of willow and that got them talking,” he added. “And I was on Solo looking a bit like Willow with my long Weazel hair, and all of those things came together.” Joanne Whalleywho was also in the original movie, is set to return as Sorcha, who is now a queen.

In addition to two of the original stars, the new series brings in a bunch of new faces. Ruby Cruz (Easttown Mare) will play Princess Kit, who is the daughter of Madmartigan and Sorcha. Erin Kellyman (Solo: A Star Wars Story) will play the role of Jade, and Ellie Bamber (The snake) will play Dove. They are all apparently looking for Willow to help them save the world. Tony Revolori (Spider-Man: No Coming Home), Amer Chadha-Patel (The third day), Dempsey Bryk (The silence), Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (game of thrones), and Talisa Garcia (Baptistlisten)) also starred in the series.


The crew of willow had quite a few changes until it started production. boobies rich asian and In the heights director, Jon M Chuwas originally supposed to direct the pilot, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts, according to Deadline. Jonathan Entwistle then signed up for the job, but Deadline also reported that he left in April due to a scheduling conflict with his new Apple TV+ series, hello tomorrowand was replaced by Stephen Woolfenden. Before becoming a director, Stephen was the production manager of the series, so he already had some production knowledge. Series developer and writer Jonathan Kasdan, Ron, Brian Grazerand others are set to produce the show.


Warwick Davis, who plays Willow in the film and the series. (Lucasfilm/Disney+)

willowthe series, set years after the original film, which starred Warwick, Val Kilmer like Madmartigan, and others, Deadline reported. Main character Willow and other new characters will set off on a fantastical journey, assembled by Princess Kit, to save the world.

The official synopsis for the series reads: “The story began with a budding magician from a village in Nelwyn and a little girl destined to unite kingdoms, who together helped destroy an evil queen and banish the forces of darkness. Now, in a magical world where brownies, wizards, trolls and other mystical creatures thrive, the adventure continues, as an unlikely group of heroes embark on a dangerous quest to far-flung places. beyond their home, where they must confront their inner demons and unite to save their world.


No information has been released about the music that will be featured in Willow, but judging by the music in the trailer, it’s sure to be adventurous and unforgettable.

production quiz

Willow, the television series, would take place 20 to 30 years after the filming of the film.

Before appearing in the next show, Warwick and Erin both appeared in Solo: A Star Wars Story in 2018. Like the original willow movie, it was directed by Ron.

Ellie and Erin, who are both on the show, previously starred in the 2018 TV miniseries, Wretched.


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