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Fate: The Winx Saga is a live-action adaptation series of Iginio Straffi's most known series, Winx Club. It will be co-produced by Archery Pictures, Rainbow S.r.l., and Viacom International. The live action series is a remake of the entire history of the original series.
It will be released in 2020 on Netflix and it will have 6 episodes each which lasts for 60 minutes.
On March 14, 2018, Netflix announced through a press release that it will adapt Winx Club as a live-action young adult series.
On August 1, 2019, it is revealed that the show's working title will be titled as Fate: The Winx Club Saga. The show's filming will take place at Ireland which will begin in September 2019 whereas it was previously reported that they will start filming in Summer 2019. It is also mentioned that the series will have a large budget with Brian Young as the show runner for the series and Judy Counihan set to be the executive producer.
On the next day, it is revealed that the show has been ordered for 3 seasons consisting 10 episodes each which lasts for 50 minutes. At the same time, early details of the series has been released onto the network as well.
“For the first time the popular six fairies will turn into real teenagers learning to hone their powers while living together in a magic boarding school.”
“Tucked away in a mystic parallel world, the Alfea School has trained Fairies in the magical arts for thousands of years, but it's never had a student quite like Bloom. Raised in the human world, she's headstrong, kind... and dangerous. Within her is a power that could destroy both worlds, or save them. To control it, she has to control her emotions. She's a teenager. How hard could that be?”
“The 6 episode series follows the coming-of-age journey of five unlikely friends attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their magical powers while navigating love, rivalry and the monsters that threaten their very existence”
On 17 September 2019, the Irish Examiner reported that filming for Fate: The Winx Saga had begun filming in Ireland. On the same day, the official Winx Club Instagram account announced the following cast members.
- Abigail Cowen as Bloom
- Hannah van der Westhuysen as Stella
- Precious Mustapha as Aisha
- Eliot Salt as Terra
- Elisha Applebaum as Musa
- Sadie Soverall as Beatrix
- Freddie Thorp as Riven
- Danny Griffin as Sky
- Theo Graham as Dane
- Jacob Dudman as Sam
- Josh Cowdery as Mike
- Eva Birthistle as Vanessa
- Eve Best as TBA
- Robert James-Collier as TBA
- Alex Macqueen as TBA
- Main article: Season 1 (Fate: The Winx Saga)
- Main article: Season 2 (Fate: The Winx Saga)
- Main article: Season 3 (Fate: The Winx Saga)
- The title of the show, Fate, is also the Italian word for "Fairies".
- This will be the third Winx Club spin-off to be featured on Netflix; the first being PopPixie and the second being World of Winx.
- Fate: The Winx Sage is planned to hit a target audience of young adults.