Lucasfilm has released the Willow trailer and announced the release date with the release of first look images featuring Warwick Davis back in the titular role.
“This fall, a new adventure begins. Watch the teaser trailer for #Willow, an Original series streaming November 30, only on #DisneyPlus,” states the video description.
In the original movie released in 1988 directed by Ron Howard with the story by George Lucas who also produced, Warwick Davis plays Willow Ufgood, a reluctant farmer who plays a critical role in protecting a special baby from a tyrannical queen who vows to destroy her and take over the world.
The new series is said to follow a group on a mission to save a kidnapped prince.
The series also stars Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Amer Chadha-Patel, and Tony Revolori from Marvel’s Spider-Man movies.
Disney describes the series as: Willow, from Lucasfilm, set decades after Ron Howard’s 1988 movie, continues the spirit of adventure, heroics, and humor of the original film in this new series debuting on Disney+ in 2022. Warwick Davis will return in the role of the great sorcerer, Willow Ufgood, with Jon Chu (director of the groundbreaking Crazy Rich Asians) directing the pilot episode.
(L-R): Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis), Graydon (Tony Revolori), Boorman (Amar Chadha-Patel), Dove (Ellie Bamber), Kit (Ruby Cruz) and Jade (Erin Kellyman) in Lucasfilm’s WILLOW, exclusively on Disney+. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved.