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Director Jon M. Chu has announced that he is stepping down from directing the pilot for Disney+’s upcoming series, Willow. You can read Chu's statement below via Twitter. Disney+ announced that Chu would helm the series pilot back in October, 2020. Chu would also serve as executive producer with showrunners Jonathan Kasdan and Wendy Mericle. The series takes place years after the events of the original "Willow" film. It introduces all-new characters to the enchanted realm of fairy queens and two-headed Eborsisk monsters, and welcomes back its namesake hero, Willow Ufgood, performed
The magical world of George Lucas' "Willow," the epic fantasy adventure set in an age of swords, sorcery, myths and monsters, will be returning in a Disney+ series slated to begin production next year. Jon M. Chu ("In The Heights," "Crazy Rich Asians") is set to direct the pilot, and will serve as executive producer along with showrunners Jonathan Kasdan ("Solo") and Wendy Mericle ("Arrow"). Jonathan Kasdan wrote the pilot. "Growing up in the '80s, 'Willow' has had a profound effect on me," says Chu. "The story of the bravest heroes in the least likely places allowed me, an Asian-Ame