In 1988, “Willow” came to the big screen, a movie that captivated the audience and that over the years became a cult film among fans of the fantasy cinema and adventures. How to forget the protagonist, a farmer fond of sleight of hand tricks who aspires to become a sorcerer, who embarks on an adventure to protect a baby who is destined to defeat the evil queen Bavmorda and save the kingdom. Well, if you were one of those who saw this involving story, disneyplus finally lands a series based on the main character.
Yes, after 34 years, the streaming platform launches this November 30, 2022, the new production that will be broadcast in several episodes. If in case you thought that this was going to be a sequel, we are sorry to say no, since it is located several years after we saw it in the movie, so new characters enter; that is, the plot will focus on a group of people who start a mission to search for and rescue a kidnapped prince.
Next, we will tell you who the actors that make up the cast are and what their characters are. It should be noted that the announcement of the making of a series was released in 2020 and in 2021 they began production.
ACTORS AND CHARACTERS OF THE SERIES “WILLOW”
WARWICK DAVIS – WILLOW UFGOOD
Warwick Davis reprises his leading role as Willow Ufgood. The British actor was born in Epsom, Surrey, on February 3, 1970. In addition to the character he will reprise after more than three decades, he is best known for his roles as the Ewok Wicket W. Warrick in “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi” (1983) and Professor Filius Flitwick in the “Harry Potter” saga (2001-2011).
JOANNE WHALLEY – SORSHA
Joanne Whalley also reprises her role as Queen Sorsha, although many think that she has reached a certain maturity over the years, she will prove that she is still very badass. The actress was born in Salford, United Kingdom, on August 25, 1961.
ELLIE BAMBER – DOVE
Ellie Bamber plays Dove. Although she is a kitchen maid, she becomes the “chosen one” to rescue the kidnapped prince. The actress was born in Surrey, England, on February 2, 1997. She is known for her participation in the films “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “Nocturnal Animals”, both from 2016.
RUBY CROSS – KIT
Rubí Cruz is Kit, Sorsha’s daughter. She has acted in “Mare of Easttown” (2021), “Castle Rock” (2018) and “Blue Bloods” (2010).
ERIN KELLYMAN – JADE
Erin Kellyman plays Jade, Kit’s best friend, and although she is a servant, she becomes a warrior. She was born in Tamworth, England, on October 17, 1998. She acted in the film “Han Solo: A Star Wars Story,” in the 2019 BBC adaptation of the novel “Les Misérables,” and in the Marvel miniseries Studios “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” (2021).
THE REST OF THE CAST
- Graham Hughes as Serious
- Sarah Bennett as Libby
- Ralph Ineson as Commander Ballantine
- Charlie Rawes as Toth
- Kenny Knight as Keene
- Adwoa Aboah as Scorpia
- Annabelle Davis as Mims
- Alexis Rodney as Lachlan
- Rosabell Laurenti Sellers
- Amar Chadha-Patel
- Tony Revolori
- Dempsey Bryck
- talisa garcia