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Live-Action “Fate: The Winx Saga” Series is Coming to Netflix

Netflix has announced a live-action project based off the animated series “The Winx Club.” The series will be called “Fate: The Winx Saga,” and focus on Bloom and her friends. The show will be available to watch January 22nd.

Netflix describes their new series as 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.”

Playing Bloom will be a familiar face if you watched “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” on Netflix. Abigail Cowen who played Dorcas will be tackling the role of “the most powerful fairy”.

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Netflix has been getting a bit of backlash over this new trailer with people saying that they have “whitewashed” the characters.

Some however are excited to see this getting a new more adult adaptation. We’ll see come January 22nd 2021 (when “Fate: The Winx Saga” hits Netflix) if the show holds up to what the fans expect, And if they can get over the character casting choices that Netflix decided to make.