MOVIE NEWS – The brand new sequel to George Lucas’ fantasy adventure from nearly 35 years ago is returning as a series. The story begins with an aspiring wizard from the village of Nelwyn and a baby destined to unite the realms by destroying the evil queen and banishing the dark forces. The adventure now continues in a magical world full of mystical creatures, exclusively on Disney+.
In the 1988 film Willow, played by Warwick Davis, a wizard named Willow embarks on a journey to protect the infant Empress Elora Danan and banish the evil Queen Bavmorda from the world of Andowyne. In this new sequel, Warwick Davis reprises his role as Willow Ufgood and leads a team of eccentric heroes to protect Andowyn from an enemy as great as they have never imagined.
“Willow” stars Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, Dempsey Bryk and Joanne Whalley. Executive Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Jonathan Kasdan, Tommy Harper, Wendy Mericle, Roopesh Parekh , Ron Howard and Samie Kim Falvey. Screenwriters John Bickerstaff, Hannah Friedman and Jonathan Kasdan. Producers Stephen Woolfenden, Julia Cooperman, Hameed Shaukat and Max Taylor.
The final poster and a 60-second trailer for the brand new action-adventure series from Lucasfilm and Imagine Entertainment are now available. The series, based on George Lucas’ fantasy adventure film, will debut on November 30 and will be available exclusively on Disney+.