The show is based on the animated series that aired over 16 years ago
This will come as good news for all fans of The Winx Club. After a 16-year wait, the show is getting its live-action series made and will be arriving on Friday, January 22 on Netflix. Here are all the details regarding the cast, plot, and trailer.
The story, production, cast and trailer
The show will be a young adult drama series, and will be based on the popular Italian-American animated show. The Winx Club was widely popular with young girls when it came out in 2004 and the live-action is aimed at all those who grew up watching it.
The series was created by Ignio Straffi who will also serve as an executive producer in the live-action series. The first season will be directed by Lisa James Larsson and Hannah Quinn. The showrunner is Brian Young (The Vampire Diaries)
Netflix also released the trailer from which we were able to determine the date. You can check it out below:
From the trailer, we can understand that the main character Bloom going to Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld after her dangerous magical abilities start manifesting. At the school, you see Bloom and four other fairies navigating through love, rivalries, and facing monsters that threaten their lives constantly.
Who are the cast members?
Abigail Cowen (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) will be starring as Bloom, Danny Griffin, will be starring as Sky, Hannah van der Westhuysen will play Stella, Eliot Salt as Terra, Elisha Apebaum as Musa, Precious Mustapha as Aisha and Freddy Thorp as Riven.
The show looks to be fun and doesn’t look too full of itself from the trailer, and will hopefully be a big success.
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