The planned American television fantasy series Willow, created by Jonathan Kasdan, is based on the 1998 Ron Howard film of the same name and acts as its sequel.
The movie, which cost $35 million to produce, garnered $137.6 million in revenue and received two Academy Award nominations. Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Billy Barty, and Jean Marsh all had significant parts in it.
ABOUT THE SERIES
The series’ trailer was also made public, and it depicts an unusual band of six heroes setting off on a perilous journey to locations far from their home where they will have to confront their inner demons and band together to rescue the planet.
Since being acquired by Disney, Imagine Entertainment and Lucasfilm’s first non-“Star Wars” project is the Disney+ Original series.
WILLOW SERIES OTT RELEASE DATE
The release date for the dark fantasy adventure series has been announced by its creators. On November 30, 2022, Disney+ will debut the series, which was created by Stephen Woolfenden, Julia Cooperman, Hameed Shaukat, and Max Taylor.
The series will be available in Hindi as well as English, and Indian audiences can watch it on Disney+Hotstar.
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WILLOW CAST & CREW
:- Warwick Davis, an actor and television personality, makes a comeback in the series as Willow Ufgood, a Nelwyn (dwarf) soccer player who organises an effort to save a princess’s twin brother.
:- Ruby Cruz plays Kit, a princess and Sorsha’s child, who embarks on a mission to save her twin brother.
:- Kit’s best friend Jade, a knight-in-training who joins the adventure, is portrayed by Erin Kellyman.
:- Dove, a kitchen assistant played by Ellie Bamber, joins the expedition.
:- Tony Revolori plays Graydon, a quest participant.
:- Boorman, a thief and swordsman who is offered release from prison if he joins the quest, is played by Amar Chadha-Patel.
:- Also returning her role as Sorsha, a skilled warrior and the progeny of the deposed Queen Bavmorda, is Dempsey Bryk Joanne Whalley.
John Bickerstaff, Hannah Friedman, and Jonathan Kasdan are the writers, and Kathleen Kennedy, Jonathan Kasdan, Michelle Rejwan, Tommy Harper, Roopesh Parekh, Wendy Mericle, Ron Howard, and Samie Kim Falvey are the executive producers.