THE willow the collection will not get any extra episodes past the eight in its first season on Disney+. The present, which picks up after the occasions of the eponymous movie launched over 30 years in the past, obtained constructive evaluations, however apparently not sufficient viewers for Disney to put money into extra episodes.
In accordance Deadline, the transfer comes as Lucasfilm reevaluates its roster and several other streamers really feel compelled to put money into tasks which have an excellent probability of being worthwhile for the corporate. Co-showrunner Jonathan Kasdan mentioned the primary season took its cues from Disney+ after a suggestion from Ron Howard, the director of the 1988 authentic. willow characteristic.
“‘That is how we’re gonna get issues performed [as a series rather than a movie]”” Kasdan Howard recalled saying on the set of Solo: A Star Wars Story. “‘You possibly can simply stream it and you will not should ship an $80 million opening weekend.'”
This technique could have made the primary season attainable, however evidently the cost-benefit evaluation of the collection nonetheless hasn’t reached a sure inside threshold for Lucasfilm and Disney. Nonetheless, simply because this collection is over does not imply it is the final we’ll see within the willow world, as a result of the franchise is at all times massive (not star wars massive, however sufficiently big) for the manufacturing firm.
THE willow The collection noticed the return of Warick Davis as Willow Ufgood and launched a bunch of recent characters performed by Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Amer Chadha-Patel and Tony Revolori. Kasdan and Wendy Mericle served as co-showrunners, and the venture was produced by Ron Howard, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, and former Lucasfilm vp Michelle Rejwan.
willowThe eight and solely episodes of at the moment are broadcast on Disney +.