Should you’re a fan of magic, whimsy, and epic quests, odds are you are at the moment within the midst of watching the latest Disney+ fantasy series, Willow, which serves as a sequel to the beloved 1988 film of the identical identify. Like its predecessor, Willow follows a band of brave heroes as they embark on a harmful mission — this time to rescue Prince Airk (Dempsey Bryk), who has been kidnapped by evil forces. Warwick Davis reprises his position as Willow Ufgood, a Nelwyn sorcerer charged with main the corporate to victory, however will his enterprise succeed? That is what followers hope to seek out out come the Season 1 finale. However what occurs after this storyline will get resolved? Will the sequence depart open the likelihood for a Willow Season 2?
You see, that is the factor about any given present — followers will usually all the time need extra, particularly when coping with a fantasy series like Willow. There are such a lot of characters to discover additional and an unlimited array of magical hijinks to delve into. (In spite of everything, the sky is the restrict with regards to fantasy storylines.) However for something to maneuver ahead, you first want a keen and keen solid and crew to proceed churning out extra content material. Fortunately, Willow creators are greater than keen to present the folks what they need.
OK, however has Willow been renewed for a Season 2 or what?
At this level, the reply isn’t any. There has but to be any phrase from Disney+ in regards to the destiny surrounding the sequence. However simply because no official pick-up has occurred but, that does not imply it is solely out of the query. In truth, the present’s producer Roopesh Parekh has indicated that the season finale leaves the story open for a doable second season. “I feel that we full this story, however we completely depart loads of angles open for the long run,” Parekh advised Comicbook.com again in November.
Moreover, Willow showrunner Jonathan Kasdan shared an identical sentiment at a press convention, as per Screenrant.com, hinting that he would like to increase the sequence past only one season. “We would like to proceed the story on. The place it appears to be that the road leads from films to TV, I hope that we’re headed towards a second the place the reverse course could be finished too,” Kasdan acknowledged. “The very first thing we would love to do is one other season as a result of we have much more that we would like to inform right here.”
So the excellent news is that the willingness and intention are there — it is only a matter of if Disney+ shared their eagerness for Willow’s journey to proceed.
What would Season 2 be about?
Spoiler alert! Plot factors pertinent to Season 1 forward.
Nicely, that is the factor — with out having an official renewal, the writers almost certainly have not began hammering out many (or any) particulars for Season 2. Certain, they most likely have a number of concepts of the place issues might go, however nothing that they’ve shared with the general public… at the very least not but.
Nevertheless, there’s lots to unpack following the primary season. The Wyrm, the evil drive in Season 1, remains to be on the market. Is Airk freed from the Crone’s affect, or will that come again to hang-out Willow and firm? Um, is Graydon gone for good? Will we lastly get to see Madmartigan? Will Elora Danan’s powers proceed to develop? See — tons to discover if the sequence scores extra episodes.
Which solid members would return for Season 2?
Hopefully as many solid members as doable could be prepared and keen to return again for an additional season. However once more, till a second season truly will get accredited, no offers, negotiations, or contracts with the actors could be made. So, it is too early to know for certain. However given how nice everybody was collectively, there is a first rate shot many — if not all — could be completely happy to return.
Within the meantime, you’ll be able to watch the Willow Season 1 finale, which airs on Wednesday, Jan. 11, on Disney+.