In 1988, the world was introduced to an aspiring sorcerer and called Willow, played by Warwick Davis. fantasy adventure movie Willow it revolved around the titular character’s quest to protect a special baby, Elora Danan, who would one day unite the kingdoms against the evil queen Bavmorda. More than 30 years later, the sorcerer Nelwyn is back for a new adventure in the original series of Disney+Willow.
In a special look at the series, Willow is given a new mission to find Princess Kit’s (Ruby Cruz) twin brother. Willow leads a disparate group of people to find Kit’s brother and protect the world of Andowyne from impending doom. Along the way, she will also try to find Elora, whose identity was hidden to protect her from danger.
Davis reprises her role as Willow, the character she made famous in the original film. Joanne Whalley returns from the film as Sorsha, the warrior daughter of the evil queen Bavmorda. She also reprises her roles from the film Kevin Pollock and Rick Overton, who played the comedic duo of Rool and Franjean, respectively. New additions to the series include Erin Kellyman, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, Dempsey Bryk, Ralph Ineson, Christian Slater, and Warwick Davis’s daughter, Annabelle Davis.
The series comes from Jonathan Kasdan, who co-wroteSolo: A Star Wars Story. Ron Howardwho directed the film adaptation of the character, and George Lucas, who wrote the story for the film, will produce the Disney+ series through their respective production companies, Imagine Entertainment and lucasfilm.
Willows treams exclusively on Disney+ from November 30.