New casting details on the upcoming Disney+ Original series “Willow” have recently been revealed by Deadline. Who is reporting that Ruby Cruz will be joining the new Lucasfilm sequel series. She will be replacing Cailee Spaeny, who was going to be playing the role.
Ruby Cruz has previously starred in Castle Rock, Mare of Easttown and Blue Bloods.
In this new Disney+ series, which is set decades after Ron Howard’s 1988 movie and continues the spirit of adventure, heroics and humour of the original film, which is also available on Disney+. This new series will be debuting on Disney+ in 2022. Warwick Davis will be returning in the role of the great sorcerer, Willow Ufgood. Also appearing in the series will be Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori and Erin Kellyman.
Ron Howard, director of the original “Willow” film, returns as executive producer on the series with Bob Dolman, writer of the original film, serving as consulting producer. Jonathan Entwistle is directing the series.
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.
Are you looking forward to the new “Willow” series?