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‘Willow’ canceled after one season on Disney+

UniqueThere will be no second season of : willow, the Disney+ live-action original series based on the 1988 fantasy film directed by Ron Howard. The news comes two months after the eight-episode first season of the show, which served as a sequel to the classic film, ended its run on the streaming platform.

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willow, Which took place years after the events of the film, it did not have the episodic cultural impact of the original, but was well received by critics, receiving an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes. While the series will not continue, willow It remains an important IP in the Lucasfilm library, so it may be revisited in the future.

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The news comes as Lucasfilm reassessing its film slateI am taking time to identify the next film star wars Suffrage. Meanwhile, the company has built up a sizable star wars TV Footprint on Disney+ with series like the live-action hit the mandalorian and upcoming Ashoka, retainer And skeleton crew As well as animated fare.

The cancellation also comes amid growing scrutiny from media companies, including Disney, which are curtailing streaming content spending in their quest for profitability.

willow New characters are introduced and set in a world where brownies, wizards, trolls and other mystical creatures flourish. An unlikely group of heroes embark on a dangerous quest far from home, where they must face their inner demons and come together to save their world.

Starring Ellie Bamber, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Aamer Chadha-Patel and Tony Revolori warwick daviswho reprized her title role as Willow Ufgood.

Jonathan Kasdan wrote the pilot and served as co-showrunner with Wendy Mericle; Howard and writer Bob Dolman. Kathleen Kennedy and Michelle Rizwan also served as executive producers.

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