Lucasfilm’s New Willow series for Disney Plus returns Warwick Davis as the best at work this November, and a new trailer for the show looks like a lot of fun mixed in with fantasy. And at Disney’s Expo D23 on Saturday, one more cast member was confirmed for Willow: Christian Slater, who looks to be a mysterious friend of Madmartigan, who was played by Val Kilmer in the original film.
WillowThe film’s latest trailer is packed with action, magic, and plenty of comedy, and doesn’t require much knowledge of the original movie to appreciate – after all, it has Warwick Davis in it. , who seems to be taking the time of his life back to the wizard Willow Ufgood. Join Davis in Willow is a much younger cast of adventurers played by Dempsey Bryk, Amar Chadha-Patel, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori, Ruby Cruz, and Erin Kellyman (who previously starred with Davis in Solo: A Star Wars Story). Joanne Whalley from the original Willow will reprise her role as Sorsha in the series.
Original Willow hit theaters in 1988, but Lucas conceived his fantasy adventure in the early ’70s and chose Davis – who had appeared in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi as an Ewok – become his leading man. The fantasy film tells the story of Willow, who must protect an infant, Elora Danan, from an evil queen.
Willow will premiere on Disney Plus on November 30.