Willow - Ep 227
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History with Willow?
Willow (1988) - dir by Ron Howard (Produced/Story by George Lucas) The fantasy epic takes a very Star Wars direction with the Sword and Sandal genre and follows the young “Nelwyn” Willow on his quest to protect a baby of prophecy - Elora Danan
Cast - Warwick Davis as Willow Ufgood, Val Kilmer as Madmartigan, Joanne Whalley (Kilmer) as Sorsha, Kevin Pollack, Billy Barty, Pat Roach
Willow (2022/ Disney+) - show run by Jonathan Kasdan (writer of Solo, son of Lawrence Kasdan) The fantasy epic returns as Disney+ attempts to create their own Lord of the Rings meets House of the Dragon. After a new threat arises from the ashes of Bavmorda the kingdom of Tir Asleen is threatened once again and a new group of warriors must rise to meet the challenge, with a little help from the great sorcerer Willow!
Cast - Warwick Davis, Ellie Bamber as Dove aka Elora Danan, Ruby Cruz as Princess Kit Tanthalos, Erin Kellyman as Jade, Tony Revolori as Prince Graydon, Amar Chadha-Patel as Thraxus Boorman, Dempsey Bryk as Prince Airk, and Christian Slater as Alagash, with Jack Kilmer as the Voice of Madmartigan