D23: ‘Willow’ Series Gets A New Trailer As Christian Slater Joins The Cast

Early on the second day of the D23, Lucasfilm and star Warwick Davis revealed the new trailer for the upcoming Disney+ series, Willow. In addition, actor Christian Slater was announced to be joining Davis, Ellie Bamber, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori and Cailee Spaeny as cast members. Details about Slater’s character have not yet been revealed and he is not seen in the trailer.

Set 20 years later after the events of the film, the series focuses on three new heroes in search of the Nelwyn dwarf and sorcerer. It will premiere on Disney + November 30.

A D.C area native, Cortland has been interested in media since birth. Taking film classes in high school and watching the classics with family instilled a love of film in Cortland’s formative years. Before graduating with a degree in English and minoring in Film Study from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, Cortland ran the college’s radio station, where she frequently reviewed films on air. She then wrote for another D.C area publication before landing at Punch Drunk Critics. Aside from writing and interviewing, she enjoys podcasts, knitting, and talking about representation in media.