We're halfway through the first season of Willow, as the fourth episode was released today, entitled "The Whispers of Nockmaar." The title is appropriate, and as viewers familiar with the 1988 film will no doubt catch, it takes place around Nockmaar: the fortress of Bavmorda, the evil queen who was defeated by Willow all those [...]
Willow episode 3 review: “The Battle of the Slaughtered Lamb”
The third episode of the Disney+ series Willow was released today, titled "The Battle of the Slaughtered Lamb." It picks up with the hunt for Elora Danan, who has been kidnapped by the hero-turned-villain Ballantine, and in the process we get several moments that feel like very important developments for this series as a whole. [...]
Lucasfilm releases a look back at Warwick Davis’s career, one packed with work on the Star Wars and Willow franchises
To accompany the premiere of the new Willow series on Disney+, Lucasfilm released a behind-the-scenes short feature looking back at the career of Warwick Davis, who reprises his role as the sorcerer Willow Ufgood. Davis explains how he got into the movie business, first appearing in Return of the Jedi as a kid, and how [...]
Willow episodes 1-2 review!
Willow is back! 34 years after the film Willow premiered from the creation of George Lucas and the direction of Ron Howard, we are journeying back to the world of Andowyne in the new Disney+ series Willow. Jon Kasdan serves as the showrunner (with Ron Howard returning as one of the show's executive producers), and [...]
Lucasfilm releases new clip, behind-the-scenes look at Willow
In just two weeks, we'll return to the world of Willow with the premiere of the Disney+ series that is a follow-up to the 1988 film. Lucasfilm today released the first clip from the series, which shows Kit Tanthalos (played by Ruby Cruz) showing up with a group of travelers to enlist the help of [...]
New poster and special look released for the Willlow series!
In one month, the first non-Star Wars project from Lucasfilm created for Disney+ will debut, with the Willow series! The show is a sequel to the 1988 film of the same name, and it sees Warwick Davis return to the role of sorcerer Willow Ufgood. In the series, a new generation of characters will search [...]
Michelle Rejwan reportedly stepping down as Senior VP at Lucasfilm, but will continue producing for the company
According to Deadline, Michelle Rejwan has stepped down as Senior Vice President for Live Action Development & Production at Lucasfilm. The article says that she is returning to being a producer and has signed a deal with Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios, where she will continue to work out of Lucasfilm's office. Rejwan started as [...]
New trailers for The Mandalorian, Tales of the Jedi, Andor, and Willow released at Saturday’s D23 Lucasfilm event!
It's a great day to be a Star Wars fan! This afternoon at the D23 Expo, Lucasfilm and Marvel combined forces for a superstar panel teasing much of their upcoming content. Lucasfilm was up first, and they delivered in a big way. Hosted by Kathy Kennedy, Lucasfilm promoted Andor, Willow, Tales of the Jedi, The [...]
Star Wars Celebration: First teaser for Willow series released, while Harrison Ford teases the upcoming Indiana Jones 5
Star Wars Celebration 2022 kicked off with the Lucasfilm Studio Showcase, and given that the panel was titled "Lucasfilm" and not just "Star Wars," we assumed there would be other non-Star Wars updates - and we were right! Updates were also given on two other epic universes created by George Lucas, Willow and Indiana Jones. [...]
Warwick Davis introduces us to the cast of the Willow Disney+ series in a new feature!
On Disney+ Day last Friday, amidst the various announcements across the various Disney brands, there was a cast announcement trailer for another project: the upcoming Willow series for Disney+! The trailer features star Warwick Davis conducting a humorous get-to-know-you interview of sorts with the new generation of cast members working to bring this Willow sequel [...]