‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ is a teen drama television series which is based on the Nickelodeon animated series Winx Club. The show is created by Iginio Straffi and produced by Archery Pictures in association with Rainbow, a studio co-owned by Iginio Straffi and Paramount Global. The show is developed by Brian Young, who also acts as the showrunner and executive producer.
The Series’ cast is based on the characters of the animated show. This six-episode first season debuted on Netflix on 22 January 2021 and it was watched by 57 million subscribers in the first 28 days of its release.
Unlike Nickelodeon’s, this show will originally be a drama-series and will be produced by Netflix. In November 2022, the series was cancelled after two seasons.
Story of the Series
The series premiere is set in the magical land of Winx Club, which revolves around the adventures of seven fairies. The main character is Bloom, a kind-hearted, sweet and shy girl who becomes an all-powerful fairy.
The series revolves around various common themes, such as friendship, family and self-discovery, and shows many comedic moments interspersed with more serious ones. The plot of season 1 revolves around Bloom who lives in the magical world called Winx Club. After her fairies inform her that she is not one of them, she sets out on a journey to find where she belongs. Along the way, her new friends struggle to cope with Bloom’s sudden arrival into their lives.
Cast and Crew of Series
- Abigail Cowen as Bloom
- Hannah van der Westhuysen as Stella
- Elisha Applebaum as Musa
- Danny Griffin as Sky
- Freddie Thorp as Riven
- Eva Birthistle as Vanessa Peters
- Robert James-Collier as Saul Silva
- Eve Best as Farah Dowling
- Theo Graham as Dane
- Ken Duken as Andreas of Eraklyon
- Brandon Grace as Grey Owens
Background of the Series
‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ is intended to be a live action show. It is also stated that it would be different from the Nickelodeon Winx Club series.
‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ is a 20-episode television series which debuted on Netflix in January 2018. The series was created by Brian Young and Iginio Straffi, the creators of the Winx Club animated series, and produced by Archery Pictures in association with Rainbow.
Rating of the Series
The first season of ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ has received mixed reviews. Rotten Tomatoes gave ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ a rating of 50%, while Metacritic gave it 44%. Common Sense Media also gave the show a 3 out 5 stars rating. IMDb rated the series at 7.8/10 based on 8,385 votes.
Did ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ get Cancelled?
It appears that the series has been cancelled after two seasons in November 2022. It has never been officially announced, but Brian Young made the announcement on his Instagram.
With a final episode count of 20, ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ is a teen drama television series created by Brian Young and Iginio Straffi and produced by Archery Pictures (a division of Rainbow Media).