Production on the upcoming “Willow” series for Disney+ is currently underway in Wales and according to The Ronin, Stephen Woolfenden has been brought onto the project to direct, though it’s unknown how many episodes he will be directing.
He has previously directed episodes of “Outlander”, “Poldark”, “Doctor Who” and “Fate: The Winx Saga”.
The new series takes place years after the events of the original “Willow” film. It introduces all-new characters to the enchanted realm of fairy queens and two-headed Eborsisk monsters, and welcomes back its namesake hero, Willow Ufgood, performed once again by the unmatchable Warwick Davis. Also appearing in the series will be Amer Chadha-Patel, Ruby Cruz, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori and Erin Kellyman.
It has been previously announced that Jonathan Entwistle will also be directing the Upcoming “Willow” Disney+ Series. Jon M. Chu (“In The Heights,” “Crazy Rich Asians”) will serve as executive producer along with showrunners Jonathan Kasdan (“Solo”) and Wendy Mericle (“Arrow”). Jonathan Kasdan wrote the pilot. Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Jon M. Chu, Jonathan Kasdan, Wendy Mericle, Ron Howard and Imagine Television will serve as executive producers, with Roopesh Parekh and Hannah Friedman as co-executive producers. Additionally, Bob Dolman will serve as a consulting producer with Julia Cooperman as a producer.
The original “Willow” film is available to watch on Disney+.
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