Newswire: Ron Howard reunited with Willow’s Warwick Davis on the Han Solo set

Here’s one for anyone harboring a lingering nostalgia for Ron Howard’s 1988 fantasy epic Willow: Howard—apparently delighting in his ongoing role as the trickster god of the Star Wars universe—obliquely revealed today that Willow star Warwick Davis will appear in his upcoming Han Solo spin-off. Howard made the announcement after someone asked him when they could expect a Willow 2, responding that, as it happens, he’d just finished directing Davis for the first time in 30 years.

Glad you are asking for one! I directed @WarwickADavis for the 1st time in 30 years today. It made me happy https://t.co/yW8E19MPCn

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) July 26, 2017

Davis’ film-making career began with Star Wars, as heroic Ewok Wicket in Return Of The Jedi. Since then, he’s appeared as characters in a number of the franchise’s films, including a role in the recent …

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