Ron Howard Reveals the Permanent of Disney+’s Potential Series
Willow 2: Ron Howard reveals the Place of Disney+’s potential series
In recent Q&A keep by The Bearded Trio, when asked around the previously announced spinoff series for the iconic 80s’ film Willow, Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard honestly answered that he can’t really advise any big announcements about the potential series but he did support that the sequel is still currently in development.
“Well, if I say anything too concrete it’s gonna go viral because anytime I say anything around Willow, people take it all very seriously,”
Howard said (via JoBlo). “I will say that, let’s see…what can I say? It’s Calm in development. It doesn’t have a green light. Warwick Davis is thrilled by it and if we are Brave enough for it to go, he would come back as Willow.”
He also said they have already started scouting for filming locations in the UK with scripts Calm being developed. “We are far enough down that in a very tentative way, locations are start to be scouted, and we don’t know where we’re moving to shoot, but we have gotten some research photos back from Wales. It’s nice to think around where our old knock bar was, and against no idea if we’re gonna get to make the show but we’re having a Amazing time developing the scripts under Jonathan Kasdan who is leading the charge.”
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Willow leftovers a rip-roaring, bizarre 80s adventure, boasting some Amazing (for its time) FX, great performances, and a masterful acquire by the late James Horner. You can gaze it now on Disney+ or buy a copy of it here.
Over three decades ago, Ron Howard teamed up with George Lucas on the fantasy film named Willow. In 1987, Lucas produced Willow, and Howard targeted the movie; which featured Warwick Davis as a would-be magician, Willow Ufgood. While the movie only had a simply box office run, Willow has gone on to get a cult film.
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Although Willow never got a cinematic sequel, Lucas and feeble X-Men writer Chris Claremont did create a trilogy of novels set in that world. In 1995, Shadow Moon kicked off the Chronicles of the Shadow War trilogy. In that story, the focus shifted from Willow to Elora Danan, the young girl whom Willow had safe when she was an infant.
Presumably, any Willow sequel series won’t be crawl by any of the events of the Shadow War books but will Help as a continuation of the original film’s story.
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