Ron Howard Will Happily Return to Willow… If the Disney+ Show Happens

Ron Howard Would Happily Return to Willow … If the Disney+ Show Happens

We’re still waiting on the official green light to the much anticipated Disney+ Willow series, as is director Ron Howard, who would happily return to that world in some capacity if it ever gets the green light.

“We are developing ‘Willow’ for Disney+,” Howard told Collider. “And I don’t know about directing or not, but Jon Kasdan is writing, he’s very passionate about it, great job. We don’t have a green light yet, but if it goes, I’ll certainly want to roll up my sleeves and be a part of that, because that would be great, to revisit that world.”

The Academy Award-winning director also confirmed that the series will be set “decades later” and that, yes, to no one’s surprise, Warwick Davis is returning.

“Warwick will be in it. Warwick is so cool and so good and he’s such a good actor that I really hope we get the chance to see the mature Willow in action.”

Over three decades ago, Howard teamed up with George Lucas on Willow, which featured Warwick Davis as would-be magician, Willow Ufgood. While the movie only pulled in a modest box office haul, Willow has gone on to become a cult classic.

RELATED: Breaking: Christian Bale Cast in Marvel’s Thor: Love and Thunder!

For those interested, Lucas and former X-Men writer Chris Claremont also created a sequel trilogy of novels back in 1995. Shadow Moon kicked off the Chronicles of the Shadow War trilogy, and shifted the focus from Willow to Elora Danan, the young girl whom Willow had protected when she was an infant.

Presumably, any Willow sequel series won’t be bound by any of the events of the Shadow War books but will serve as a continuation of the original film’s story. Even so, it’s an interesting bit of fantasy fiction for those looking for more Willow.

The post Ron Howard Will Happily Return to Willow… If the Disney+ Show Happens appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

0 comments:

Video Games Movies / Film Music Nerd News Nerd Star Trek Trailers DC Comics Sci-Fi Television / TV Comic Books Movie News DC Cinematic Universe Movie Trailers News Comedy / Humor TV News Nintendo Wii Batman Technology Batman v Superman Superman Celebrities Music Videos Comic Strips Syko.org TV Promos Wonder Woman Animation Marvel Comics Social Media Sports Arizona / AZ Stargate Superbowl Football Linkin Park Man of Steel Science Suicide Squad Xbox 360 DC Films Editorials Government Nintendo DS Box Office Comic Book News DC Television Universe Green Lantern Harley Quinn Microsoft Rock News Suns Twitter Videos Basketball Blogosphere Business DC Extended Universe Daily Deals Food / Beverage Marijuana Marvel Cinematic Universe PlayStation 3 Spider-man Staff News Super Bowl 50 The Joker Video of the Day Warner Bros. Web Development Wonder Woman Angry Birds Apple Aquaman Archie Comics Auctions Batgirl Birds of Prey Bizzaro Bizzaro Girl Bluetooth Books Bryan Fuller C4MULA CBS California California / CA Cartoons Chester Bennington Crime Customization DC Entertainment DC TV Dead by Sunrise Deaths Deep Space Nine Ebay Email Facebook Fanmade Features Federation Financial Florida / FL Fringe Gmail Google+ Greg Berlanti Hawkman Health Japan Julien-K Literature Luxury Martian Manhunter Mobile / Wireless Multiplayer Multitouch Music News NSFW Nevada / NV Nintendo 3DS No Warning Operating Systems Orgy PSN Papa Roach Pete's Dragon Press Releases Rap Music Reviews Rockstar Seth Macfarlane Software Software Update Sony Star Trek Beyond Streaming Media Supergirl Syko Sam SykoDeals SykoPoetry Tech News The Avengers The CW The Flash The Flintstones Themes Transportation Trekkers Trekkies Trekspertise United Family Music Voyager Walmart Warehouse 13 Website Tools Windows Windows 10 Windows Media Xbox Live iMac