Movie: Willow (2022) Release Date, Plot and Synopsis | Watch Trailer
Willow is an upcoming Disney+ series based on the 1988 film of the same name. The first teaser reveals a return to the lush fantasy world that George Lucas and Ron Howard created in the original film, albeit with slightly more modern special effects. Watch the trailer below.
The eight-episode series officially begins on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, with subsequent episodes coming out every following Wednesday.
Where Will it be Released?
Willow, being a Lucasfilm property, will be making its debut under the banner of its parent company with Disney+.
In the original film, Willow embarked on a quest to deliver a young child he found near his village, and protect her from an evil sorceress who wished her harm. Willow found himself in completely foreign territory, having rarely ever left his small hometown. His journey is littered with vile monsters and wretched servants of the evil Empress Bavmorda, but Willow also meets a troupe of lifelong friends who assist him in the journey, such as the arrogant yet lovable swordsman Madmartigan. Difficult as these trials may have been, Willow ultimately prevailed in his quest and protected the young child, before returning to his home with a new love and appreciation for studying magic.
Details on Willow’s next adventure are admittedly slim, but we do know that he’ll still be the selflessly lovable hero he was in the film. The trailer indicates that the once-novice magician has honed and perfected his craft quite significantly, carrying himself with some real class and bravado despite remaining humble. The show is confirmed to take place several decades after the events of the movie, where Willow is now assisting a young woman named Kit to find her kidnaped brother, and now the two as well as their small band of companions set out on a new epic quest.
An unlikely group of heroes set off on a dangerous quest to places far beyond their home, where they must face their inner demons and come together to save their world.