Val Kilmer’s Madmartigan to return for Willow Disney+ sequel

Val Kilmer’s Madmartigan is returning to the upcoming Disney+ show Willow, the TV series sequel to the 1988 fantasy film of the same name.

in an interview Yahoo Entertainmentexecutive producer Jonathan Kasdan and Returning star Warwick Davis have confirmed that the 62-year-old actor, who played the heroic warrior in the original film, will star in the upcoming episode.

Jonathan told Yahoo, “Val was a big part of that, and when Warwick and I were allowed to do that, my first conversation was with Val.”

'Madmartigan lives on': Val Kilmer's Madmartigan is returning to the upcoming Disney+ show Willow, the TV series sequel to the 1988 fantasy film of the same name. seen in 2019

‘Madmartigan lives on’: Val Kilmer’s Madmartigan is returning to the upcoming Disney+ show Willow, the TV series sequel to the 1988 fantasy film of the same name. seen in 2019

He continued, “We want his character to be part of the story. We want him to be on the show.

The Solo: A Star Wars Story writer explained that Val was unable to join the cast during production due to the COVID-19 lockdown, but said the star was “largely” on the show.

Kasdan, 42, said: “Because we are [the COVID-19 lockdowns], he couldn’t come to Wales to shoot with us. But he shines on the show.

He's back: In an interview with Yahoo Entertainment, executive producer Jonathan Kasdan and returning star Warwick Davis confirmed that the 62-year-old actor, who played the heroic warrior in the original film, will appear in the upcoming film in the drama.

He’s back: In an interview with Yahoo Entertainment, executive producer Jonathan Kasdan and returning star Warwick Davis confirmed that the 62-year-old actor, who played the heroic warrior in the original film, will appear in the upcoming film in the drama.

‘We are very excited about it. … Madmartigan lives on.

The original film was directed by Ron Howard and produced by George Lucas. It stars Warwick as Willow Ufgood, a Nerwyn dwarf and aspiring wizard who is tasked with protecting baby Illora Danan (Kate and Ruth Greenfield). ), so that she can fulfill the prophecy and end the reign of the evil Queen Bavmoda (Jean Marsh).

Along the way, Willow encounters the disgraced knight Madmartigan, who eventually joins the Dwarfs on a quest.

Warwick told Yahoo Entertainment, “Val’s spirit fits very well with the series.”

Story: The original film stars Warwick as Willow Ufgood, a Nelwyn dwarf and aspiring wizard who is tasked with protecting baby Elora Danan (Kate and Ruth Greenfield) so she can fulfill the prophecy and end the evil queen Bavmorda's death Reign (Jean Marche).Along the way, Willow encounters the disgraced knight Madmartigan, who eventually joins the Dwarfs on a quest

Story: The original film stars Warwick as Willow Ufgood, a Nelwyn dwarf and aspiring wizard who is tasked with protecting baby Elora Danan (Kate and Ruth Greenfield) so she can fulfill the prophecy and end the evil queen Bavmorda’s death Reign (Jean Marche).Along the way, Willow encounters the disgraced knight Madmartigan, who eventually joins the Dwarfs on a quest

Warwick told Yahoo Entertainment,

Warwick told Yahoo Entertainment, “Val’s spirit fits very well with the series.” Seen in 2019

The 52-year-old Star Wars actor also spoke about his long-term friendship with Val, who he credits with helping him complete Willow’s shoot.

‘[Val and I] We’ve been in touch since we made the movie, we’re good friends, and he’s an amazing guy,” he told Yahoo. “I still credit Val for getting through this movie.

“He cheered me up when the situation was very dangerous and difficult. I was cold and wet and tired. He made me laugh and made the whole thing interesting.

Jonathan told Yahoo,

Jonathan told Yahoo, “Val was a big part of it, and when Warwick and I were allowed to do that, my first conversation was with Val.” May 2022

Back in the spotlight: Wahl's ex-wife Joanne Whalley played his lover Princess Sotha in the original film, and she reprises her role in the Disney+ series

Back in the spotlight: Wahl’s ex-wife Joanne Whalley played his lover Princess Sotha in the original film, and she reprises her role in the Disney+ series

New actor Ruby Cruz, who plays Princess Kit, tells Yahoo that Madmartigan is “It’s part of the show for my character.”

Val’s ex-wife, Joanne Whalley, played his lover Princess Sorsha in the original film, and she reprised her role on the Disney+ series.

Val and Joanne fell in love while filming Willow and were married from 1988 to 1996. They have daughter Mercedes, 30, and son Jack, 26.

On Thursday, the 60-year-old actress attended Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California, for a panel discussion about Willow.

Coming soon: Willow's TV sequel to premiere exclusively on Disney+ on November 30, 2002

Coming soon: Willow’s TV sequel to premiere exclusively on Disney+ on November 30, 2002

Cast: Ron Howard, Ruby Cruz, Jon Kasdan, Warwick Davis, Joanne Wiley, Ellie Bamber and Erin Kelliman at Star Wars Celebration studio display panel

Cast: Ron Howard, Ruby Cruz, Jon Kasdan, Warwick Davis, Joanne Wiley, Ellie Bamber and Erin Kelliman at Star Wars Celebration studio display panel

according to comic bookJonathan spoke on the panel about Val’s involvement and further explained how Madmartigan will be included in the series.

‘Val has been communicating with Joann [Whalley] Madmartigan and I were a character in the story, we didn’t shoot with him in the first season, we made him the main character in the story,” he said.

The series will be released 20 years after the original film and will also star Erin Kellyman, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Talisa Garcia, Dempsey Bryk and Amar Chadha-Patel.

Love on set: Val and Joanne, who fell in love while filming

Love on set: Val and Joanne, who fell in love while filming “The Willow,” were married from 1988 to 1996.

Willow will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on November 30, 2002.

Val was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2015 and opened up about his health in 2017.

The Tombstone star underwent a tracheotomy in 2016, which permanently damaged his vocal cords and made it difficult for him to speak, although he is now cancer-free.

In 2021, his life and career will be featured in Leo Scott and Ting Poo’s documentary Val.

Val is also the producer of the documentary, which is candid about his battle with throat cancer.

The actor, who co-starred with Tom Cruise in the 1986 classic “Top Gun,” recently reprised his role in the 2022 sequel, “Top Gun: The Maverick.”

Battle of Cancer: Val was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2015 and opened up about his health in 2017. The Tombstone star underwent a tracheotomy in 2016, which permanently damaged his vocal cords, making it difficult for him to speak. seen in 2019

Battle of Cancer: Val was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2015 and opened up about his health in 2017. The Tombstone star underwent a tracheotomy in 2016, which permanently damaged his vocal cords, making it difficult for him to speak. seen in 2019

Back to action: The actor who co-starred with Tom Cruise in the 1986 classic

Back to action: The actor who co-starred with Tom Cruise in the 1986 classic “Top Gun” recently reprised his role in the 2022 sequel “Top Gun: Maverick”