An enchanting world ”Willow, ”Created by George Lucas, officially coming to the small screen.
Disney Plus The original events have confirmed a series of events that will take place many years later Ron Howard-Used film goes into production next year. Howard returns to the project as executive producer with the original star Warwick Davis, He will again play the role of Hero Willow Upfoot.
The series also hits the directors of “Crazy Rich Asians” and “In the Heights” John M. சூ To lead the pilot and execute products. Jonathan Gaston (“Solo”) And Wendy Merrick (“arrow”) act as showrunners.
The “Willow” series belongs to Lucasfilm and marks the company’s first non-Star Wars initiative since 2015. The show will introduce all the new characters to the magical realm of angel queens and two-headed aboriginal monsters. News of the official greenlight from Disney Plus comes a year after the project was completed It was first reported to be coming through the pipeline.
The original film, centered on Davis’ willow, reluctantly forced a special child named Elora Danon to play a key role in protecting her from an evil queen (Jean Marsh). A prophecy said that Elora would bring about the fall of the queen. Willow was assisted by a mercenary swordsman played by Wall Kilmer. It also starred John Wally, Billy Party and Kevin Pollack.
“Growing up in the 80s,‘ Willow ’had a profound impact on me,” Sue said in a statement. “The story of the brave heroes in the low space allowed me, an Asian-American child growing up in a Chinese restaurant, to go to Hollywood, to believe in the power and determination of our own will and, of course, the inner magic. So it was a dream that I would work with my heroes from Kathleen Kennedy to Ron Howard. It’s a bucket-list moment for me. John Coston and Wendy Merrick have added new characters and happy surprises to this timeless story, and I can not wait for the world to come with us on this epic journey.
Bob Dolman, the writer of the original film, is working as a consulting producer, an EP with Lucasfilm chairman Kathleen Kennedy and Michael Rezwan. Howard’s Image Television production is co – produced by Rupesh Barek and Hannah Friedman. Produced by Julia Cooperman.
“Not only do we reconsider the world and characters that George Lucas, Bob Dolman and I first conceived, but it is creatively exciting to see John Gaston and Team Willow fly in new, fun and cinematic ways like this,” Howard said. “It’s not a nostalgia, it’s a creative lean perspective and it’s a blast to be a part of.”
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