Your favorite childhood fairy club is about to come alive on Netflix!
“Fate: The Winx Saga,” a live-action young adult adaptation of the 2000’s OG magical girl group “Winx Club” about fairies in training, has begun filming in Ireland!
The series features Brian Young (showrunner of “The Vampire Diaries” and “Kyle XY”) as showrunner and Judy Counihan and Kris Thykier from Archery Pictures (producers of “Rivier” and “The State”) as executive producers. Iginio Straffi, CEO of Rainbow Group (producers of “Winx Club,” “44 Cats,” and “Gladiator Of Rome”) also acts as executive producer.
Inspired by the Italian cartoon format, the six-episode series follows the coming-of-age journey of five unlikely friends attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld. They must learn to master their magical powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.
“Fate: The Winx Saga” will have six 60-minute episodes directed by Lisa James Larsson, casting by Kate Ringsell, and produced by Jon Finn.
The cast includes:
Abigail Cowen as Bloom
Hannah van der Westhuysen as Stella
Precious Mustapha as Aisha
Eliot Salt as Terra
Elisha Applebaum as Musa[RTE News]
Photo courtesy of Elisha Applebaum’s Instagram account
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