Lucasfilm has revealed a brand new behind-the-scenes look at its forthcoming sequel series Willow, highlighting Warwick Davis’ return as Willow Ufgood. The fantasy adventure will be available for streaming on Wednesday, November 30.
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The Willow featurette includes commentary from the cast and creators as they discuss the timeless story’s journey from the big screen to Disney+. The video also highlights its large-scale sets and next-generation cast while talking about the importance of continuing to tell Willow’s heroic story.
Check out the new Willow featurette below:
Willow hails from Jonathan Kasdan and Wendy Mericle, who are serving as showrunners. Joining Warwick Davis are Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, Dempsey Bryk, and Joanne Whalley.
“The story began when an aspiring sorcerer, played by Warwick Davis, is whisked away on a journey to protect an infant empress Elora Danan and vanquish the evil Queen Bavmorda from their world of Andowyne,” reads the synopsis. “Now, the story continues with Davis reprising his titular role, as he leads an unlikely crew of heroes on a quest to protect Andowyne from an even larger foe than they had imagined possible.”
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Ron Howard, the director of the original Willow, is executive producing along with Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Jonathan Kasdan, Tommy Harper, Wendy Mericle, Roopesh Parekh, and Samie Kim. The producers are Stephen Woolfenden, Julia Cooperman, Hameed Shaukat, and Max Taylor. Its lineup of writers includes John Bickerstaff, Hannah Friedman, and Jonathan Kasdan.