Pictorial: Cast and Filmmakers Come Together for Series Premiere of “Willow”

First Two Episodes of the All-New Action-Adventure Series Stream Exclusively on Disney+ Beginning November 30, 2022

The cast and filmmakers from Lucasfilm’s “Willow,” the all-new action-adventure series based on George Lucas’ fantasy-adventure film, were at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood earlier tonight for the series premiere. Guests were treated to the first two episodes of the epic series filled with excitement, magic, and non-stop adventure, in advance of the series premiere November 30, 2022, exclusively on Disney+.

Series’ stars Warwick Davis, Joanne Whalley, Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, Dempsey Bryk, Christian Slater, Annabelle Davis, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Adwoa Aboah, and Kevin Pollak were in attendance, as were Michelle Rejwan (executive producer), Jonathan Kasdan (writer/executive producer), Roopesh Parekh (executive producer), Ron Howard (executive producer), Tommy Harper (executive producer), Wendy Mericle (writer/executive producer), Julia Cooperman (writer/producer), and James Newton Howard (composer). They were joined by guests, including Lawrence Kasdan, Danny Woodburn, Emma Berman, Rachael Leigh Cook, Danny DeVito, Hugh Ross, and Willow Shields. 

The story began when an aspiring sorcerer, played by Warwick Davis, is whisked away on a journey to protect an infant empress Elora Danan and vanquish the evil Queen Bavmorda from their world of Andowyne. Now, the story continues with Davis reprising his titular role as he leads an unlikely crew of heroes on a quest to protect Andowyne from an even larger foe than they had imagined possible. “Willow” also stars Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, Dempsey Bryk, and Joanne Whalley. Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Jonathan Kasdan, Tommy Harper, Wendy Mericle, Roopesh Parekh, Ron Howard, and Samie Kim Falvey serve as executive producers. The writers are John Bickerstaff, Hannah Friedman, and Jonathan Kasdan. The producers are Stephen Woolfenden, Julia Cooperman, Hameed Shaukat, and Max Taylor. 

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