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Who is Allagash in Willow on Disney Plus? Meet Actor Christian Slater

**Warning – Spoilers ahead for Willow Episode 6**

The latest episode of Willow on Disney Plus has introduced a new character and we explain who Allagash is and explore the past roles of actor Christian Slater.

The sequel series suffers the notable absence of Val Kilmer’s Madmartigan. The actor was previously on board the revival but was later forced to exit the series during the brunt of the pandemic when he was unable to travel.

Based on the characters created by George Lucas and developed by Jonathan Kasdan for Disney Plus, the fantasy adventure series Willow is a direct sequel to the 1988 film of the same name by Ron Howard, starring Warwick Davis, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, and more.

Who is Allagash?

Allagash is an original character to the franchise introduced during Episode 6 of the series, titled Prisoners of Skellin.

Succeeding his alluded-to existence in Episode 5, Kit and Willow meet the character after being imprisoned by trolls and learn Allagash has been imprisoned for a decade.

Allagash pretends to be Kilmer’s character, Madmartigan, despite Willow knowing better, and the character ultimately sacrifices himself so that the others can escape the troll dungeon.

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Meet Christian Slater

American-born actor, Christian Slater, is a veteran performer in the field, beginning his career in the soap opera The Edge of Night in 1976 when he was just 7 years old. 

Slater performed in a host of Broadway shows during the 80s and received his big break in The Legend of Billie Jean as Binx Davey in 1985.

The actor’s notable performances include roles in Heathers and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, but the actor has also performed a number of roles playing himself, including spots in Entourage, Two and a Half Men, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Slater also has a number of upcoming projects, including The Spiderwick Chronicles and Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas. 

How Many Episodes are in Willow?

Willow is confirmed to have eight episodes and the series debuted with a double bill on November 30, 2022.

After the double-bill, Willow settled down into releasing one episode per week and the finale is confirmed to take place on January 11, 2022.

Below, we have provided the show’s full release schedule:

  • Episode 1: The Gales – November 30, 2022
  • Episode 2: The High Aldwin – November 30, 2022
  • Episode 3: The Battle of the Slaughtered Lamb – December 7, 2022
  • Episode 4: The Whispers of Nockmaar – December 14, 2022
  • Episode 5: Wildwood – December 21, 2022
  • Episode 6: Prisoners of Skellin – December 28, 2022
  • Episode 7: TBA – January 4, 2023
  • Episode 8: TBA – January 11, 2023
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By Jo Craig – [email protected]

Willow is now streaming on Disney Plus.

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Jo Craig is a staff writer at GRV Media reporting pop culture content on Forever Geek and brainstorming with the HITC Entertainment team. After nearly a decade in the game, Jo finds dissecting Marvel trailers for hours standard practice and still finds time to review, analyse, and research film, anime, video games and everything on the nerdy spectrum. Maintaining a strong social media presence, Jo’s passion for contributing to the geek culture community is a staple in their work and the spark behind vibrant discussions with comrades, even though some disagree that The Lord of the Rings is the best franchise.

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