No one can forget the impeccable performance of Warwick Davis in Willow of 1998. There’s no way the new series will not have him playing the role, but Davis previously stated that he would not be returning to the franchise. He, however, will be involved in the production as he is an executive producer for the series. So what’s happening? Let’s dig in!
Who is Warwick Davis?
Warwick Davis is an actor who has been in many films, including the cult classic Willow. Recently, he has been announced to return to Willow’s world in a new series. The new series, set to be released on Disney+, is a sequel to the original movie and will follow the adventures of the title character. He was born with a rare bone growth disorder that has resulted in dwarfism called spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital. When he was around 11, his grandmother received a radio advertisement for people of a height ratio of 4 feet for a role in the movie ‘Return of the Jedi’, which was the beginning of his acting career.
How did Warwick Davis raise his career despite being a dwarf?
Davis was a big fan of Star Wars, and getting a chance to work in was like living his dream. He was initially cast as an extra Ewok, but then Kenny Baker, playing Wicket, fell sick, so Davis got the chance to be Wicket. He then played the role of Ewok Wicket as George Lucas was highly impressed with how Davis portrayed the role. He appeared in Harry Potter with three different parts of Professor Filius Flitwick, Goblin Bank Teller and Goblin Bank Teller in Harry Potter. Next, he played the role of Nikabrik, the dwarf in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. These roles in two super hit shows and movies paved the way to his career success.
Warwick Davis in the new series:
The new series, set to be released on Disney+, is a sequel to the original movie and will follow the adventures of the title character, Willow Ufgood, played by Davis. The series is set to be written and executive produced by Jonathan Kasdan, the son of Lawrence Kasdan, who wrote the original movie. Davis has said that he is “thrilled” to be returning to the world of Willow. He also says that, while he was apprehensive at first to return to the role, he is excited to see where this new story will take him.
The series is set to be an adventure fantasy drama and will explore the world of Willow further, delving into more of the characters and their relationships. It is said to focus on the character Willow and follow him as he embarks on a new quest. Davis has returned to a beloved character before. He has also reprised his role as Professor Filius Flitwick in Harry Potter.
Warwick Davis’s Willow plot:
The new series will star Ellie Bamber, Erin Kellyman, and Cailee Spaeny as the main characters. Willow is a fantasy franchise created by George Lucas and released in 1988. The original movie follows the story of Willow Ufgood, a young farmer who must protect a baby girl from the evil Bavmorda. Along the way, he meets Madmartigan, a knight of old, and together they battle the forces of evil. The new series, set to be released in 2021, is a sequel to the original movie and will follow the adventures of a new generation of characters. The new series will be set many years after the original film and will follow the story of an orphaned girl named Willow, who discovers she has magical powers.
What to expect from Warwick Davis’s Willow?
Jonathan Kasdan is creating the new series and Wendy Mericle, who is known for their work on the hit TV series, Lost. They have assembled an impressive cast of established actors and up-and-coming stars. The new series promises an exciting adventure, and many eagerly await its release. It is sure to be a thrilling ride, and fans of the original movie will be happy to see the return of some of their favourite characters.