A sequel to Willow
has been on the cards for some time, and after several false starts, now appears to finally be happening. Well, almost, anyway. A television series is reportedly planned for Disney Plus, with the production bringing together many of the key players associated with the 1988 original film, including director Ron Howard
. And now, the filmmaker has given an update on where things stand with the series’ official status, including location shooting plans.
Although the new Willow
project hasn’t yet received an official green light from Disney, some form of production has been underway since the beginning of the year. Howard has confirmed a few of the recent stories about the series as well in an interview at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, commenting as so:
“Well, if I say anything too concrete it’s gonna go viral because anytime I say anything about Willow
, people take it all very seriously.