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Willow says goodbye to Disney+: the second season has been canceled

The live-action Willow series on Disney+ won’t be able to conclude its story after the company announced the cancellation of the show and its second season

Willow says goodbye to Disney+: the second season has been canceled

Disney has taken heavy measures with Willow. The live-action series says goodbye forever with the cancellation of the second season. As was reported on Deadline, the decision was attributed to the reduction in spending on content within the production company, which seeks to boost its net profits.

Deadline stresses that Willow will remain an important IP within the Lucasfilm catalog, so the door is not closed for us to see it in other types of projects. What is clear is that it will not be in the form of this series, a sequel to the original 1988 film.

The series concluded its first season on January 11, 2023. The eighth episode left several threads open for a possible continuation. Unfortunately, that will not be the case. At the moment You can watch it in full on Disney+.

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Willow, the hallmark of Warwick Davis

The actor returned to the front page as the protagonist of this new edition of the fantasy epic. At MeriStation we had the opportunity to interview him as part of a round table. “My perception is that he is obviously older. Usually, you nurture your character with your own personality. As I've gotten older, Willow has, too," he confessed.

He recognized that the character he was playing was“older and wiser, just like me in real life”. Since 1988 “he has learned a lot”, which allowed him to transfer it to his interpretation as well: “Many things have happened in his life, he has gone through dark periods. Instead of fighting and trying to keep us all young, I've tried to help give it more depth."

His leading role demanded a lot from him during filming, since he appears "in almost every scene". Of course, this didn’t hold him back: "I love challenges, I have lived my whole life facing challenges, so they are not new to me at all." You can read the full text by clicking on this link.

Source | Deadline


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