“Willow: Behind the Magic,” a Disney Original Documentary Special about the making of the “Willow” series will debut on Disney+ on Janauary 25, 2023.
“Willow” the series just wrapped up its first season on January 11, 2023, and now comes “Willow: Behind the Magic,” a look at the making of season one.
Featuring interviews with the series’ breakout stars and returning legends, the documentary takes viewers behind the scenes for an in-depth look at the making of the hit original series, which debuted on Disney+ November 30, 2022, as well as showing a bit of the movie history, as well.
The story began with the 1985 movie, “Willow,” when an aspiring sorcerer, played by Warwick Davis, is whisked away on a journey to protect an infant empress Elora Danan and vanquish the evil Queen Bavmorda from their world of Andowyne.
Now, the story continues in the “Willow” series with Davis reprising his titular role as he leads an unlikely crew of heroes – which includes a now-grown Elora, who has just learned of her prodigious birthright – on a quest to protect Andowyne from an even larger foe than they had imagined possible.
Season one also stars Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, Dempsey Bryk, and Joanne Whalley.
Both the movie and season one of “Willow” are available to stream on Disney+.
Here is a snippet of what the documentary has for fans of “Willow”: