Right here’s one for anybody harboring a lingering nostalgia for Ron Howard’s 1988 fantasy epic Willow: Howard—apparently delighting in his ongoing function because the trickster god of the Star Wars universe—obliquely revealed in the present day that Willow star Warwick Davis will seem in his upcoming Han Solo spin-off. Howard made the announcement after somebody requested him once they may anticipate a Willow 2, responding that, because it occurs, he’d simply completed directing Davis for the primary time in 30 years.
Davis’ film-making profession started with Star Wars, as heroic Ewok Wicket in Return Of The Jedi. Since then, he’s appeared as characters in various the franchise’s movies, together with a task within the latest The Drive Awakens, as one of many aliens hanging out in Maz Kanata’s bar. Till in the present day, although, we didn’t know he’d be showing in Han Solo, opening up the likelihood (in our fan-fiction-loving hearts, at the very least) that all the Willow solid may make their solution to a galaxy far-off, for the reunion actually tens of individuals have been clamoring for for the final three a long time.
[through The Hollywood Reporter]
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