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TV: Willow’s Erin Kellyman Talks About Playing a Queer Character on the Show

Willow star Erin Kellyman - Jade

Willow star Erin Kellyman has opened up about the importance of playing a queer character in the Disney+ fantasy show. The series, which is a continuation of the cult classic ’80s film of the same name, has been widely praised for centring an LGBTQ+ relationship. Kellyman plays knight-in-training Jade, who fans have seen grow ever closer to her best friend, the rebellious Princess Kit (played by Ruby Cruz). In the most recent episode, ‘Wildwood’, the pair finally bit the bullet and revealed their feelings for one another. In the words of another character in the series — the pair have … Read more

Lucasfilm Casts Trans Actress Talisa Garcia for Upcoming Willow Series

Talisa Garcia

Talisa Garcia has become the first out trans actress to be cast by Disney in a Lucasfilm production. The Baptiste star has been cast in the upcoming Willow series, which will see her star alongside Warwick Davies as he reprises his role from the 1980s fantasy hit. It’s the first non-Star Wars-related production Lucasfilm has worked on in the last five years and also boasts The Falcon And The Winter Soldier star Erin Kellyman, The Serpent actor Ellie Bamber and Spider-Man: No Way Home’s Tony Revolori in the line-up. Full Story from Pink News

ENTERTAINMENT: How Willow and Tara Changed the World


Buffy the Vampire Slayer changed the world – a lot. We could talk about how the show pioneered genre television, how it empowered women and transformed silver screen entertainment into art. But as it began 20 years ago today, we have to talk about Willow Rosenberg. Spoilers for the show to follow. Before Willow, a kiss between two women on TV were seen as a way to boost ratings on an ‘adult’ show. Look at Ally McBeal and the kiss between Calista Flockhart and Lucy Liu. By Joe Morgan – Full Story at Gay Star News