‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ – Netflix Releases Trailer & January Premiere Date

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10 Dec 20

Netflix has released a trailer for their latest supernatural YA series Fate: The Winx Saga, which premieres in January on the streaming service.

Inspired by the Italian animated franchise, ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ follows the coming-of-age journey of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.

Abigail Cowen (‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’) stars as Bloom, with Hannah van der Westhuysen as Stella (Grantchester, Lamborghini), Precious Mustapha as Aisha (Endeavour), Eliot Salt as Terra (Normal People, Gameface), Elisha Applebaum as Musa (Undercover Hooligan, No Reasons), Sadie Soverall as Beatrix (Rose Plays Julie), Freddie Thorp as Riven (The Discovery of Witches, Safe, Overdrive), Danny Griffin as Sky (So Awkward, The Gentlemen), Theo Graham as Dane (Clink, Hollyoaks, Brief Encounters) and Jacob Dudman as Sam (The Stranger, Medici, The A List). Eve Best (Nurse Jackie), Robert James-Collier (Downton Abbey), Josh Cowdery (Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them) Alex Macqueen (The Thick of It, Sally 4Ever) and Eva Birthistle (Brooklyn, The Last Kingdom) also star.

The original ‘Winx Club’ animated series was created by Iginio Straffi, and ran for 8 seasons in total. The first four ran from 2004 to 2009, and it was then sold to the US and revived by Nickelodeon who ran it from 2011 to 2019.

The six-part series features Brian Young (‘Vampire Diaries’, ‘Kyle XY’) as showrunner and executive producer. Judy Counihan and Kris Thykier from Archery Pictures (‘Riviera’, ‘The State’) plus Cristiana Buzzelli and Joanne Lee from Rainbow also serve as executive producers.

Fate: The Winx Saga‘ Season 1 premieres Friday, 22nd January 2020 on Netflix UK and worldwide.