It has been over 30 years since the release of Willow, a 1988 fantasy adventure film that has earned quite the cult following. Fans of the original film now have a TV series sequel to look forward to. Willow season 1 premieres on Wednesday, November 30. However, if you’re abroad at this time, you may find it geo-blocked. As such, you’ll need a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to bypass geographic restrictions and watch Willow online from anywhere.
We’re only recommending official sources for watching Willow season 1 online. Unlicensed streams aren’t worth your time. Not only will many be pulled offline for violating copyright, they also tend to have an inferior quality picture. You may also find your streaming experience interrupted by lag and buffering. Fortunately, you can avoid all of the stress that comes with unauthorized streams by sticking with the official source covered in this post.
Note that Willow season 1 is only available to stream on Disney Plus. A VPN is required in order to access your Disney+ account from overseas.
How to watch Willow season 1 online with a VPN
You can use a VPN to connect to a server in your home country. By changing your IP address, it makes it look as if you’re still streaming from home. This unblocks geo-restricted content such as Willow season 1.
Here’s how to stream Willow season 1 from abroad using a VPN:
- First thing’s first, you’ll need to sign up with a VPN. We recommend NordVPN. However, Surfshark and ExpressVPN are two high quality and reliable alternatives.
- Next, you’ll need to download and install the VPN app that’s compatible with your streaming device. The above VPNs let you connect multiple devices at once.
- Log in to the VPN app before connecting to a server in your home country. For example, a server in the US so you can get a US IP address.
- Go to Disney+, which is the only option for streaming Willow season 1. You should be able to access your subscription without restriction regardless of your location.
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How to watch Willow season 1 online
Willow season 1 premieres exclusively on Disney+. Of course, in order to watch online, you’ll need a subscription to the streaming service. Prices vary by country but, as an example, you’ll pay $7.99 (USD) a month in the US. There’s also the option to bundle Disney+ with ESPN+ and Hulu for $13.99 a month (Hulu with ads) or $19.99 a month (Hulu without ads). Unfortunately, free trials are no longer available in most markets.
Disney+ is available in over 60 countries worldwide including the likes of the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, and Japan. However, it’s not available in countries such as China and Russia. To access your Disney+ subscription as usual while traveling abroad, you need a VPN so you can change your IP address and spoof your location. NordVPN is the best VPN for Disney+ and even comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.
What do we know about Willow season 1?
Willow season 1 is a sequel to the 1988 film of the same name. We won’t spoil the film’s plot in case you haven’t seen it yet or simply want to refresh your memory ahead of the new upcoming show. What we do know is that Willow season 1 follows an unlikely group of six heroes as they embark on a perilous quest to save the world. Here’s the official trailer.
There’ll be 8 episodes in total with a new one released each Wednesday following the November 30 premiere. While there’s been no confirmation regarding episode duration, we’re expecting each to be roughly an hour long. Better still, Willow season 1 will feature a number of familiar (albeit slightly older!) faces from the original movie.
Who is in the cast of Willow season 1?
It wouldn’t be Willow without Warwick Davis, who stars as the eponymous hero. Also returning is Joanne Whalley as Sorsha and Kevin Pollak and Rick Overton as brownies Rool and Franjean. However, it’s been over 30 years since the original movie so, sadly, a number of original cast members are no longer with us. It’s also unlikely that Val Kilmer will make an appearance as Madmartigan, although his character is still said to be part of the story.
Of course, there are a number of new main cast members too: Ruby Cruz as Kit, Erin Kellyman as Jade, Ellie Bamber as Dove, Tony Revolori as Graydon, Amar Chadha-Patel as Boorman, and Dempsey Byrk as Airk. Further supporting cast members include Ralph Ineson as Commander Ballantine and Christian Slater as Allagash. Annabelle Davis, Warwick Davis’ daughter, will play Willow’s daughter Mims.