Netflix has introduced The Witcher: Blood Origin, a restricted collection increasing the universe of its fantasy collection The Witcher. Based on The Hollywood Reporter, the six-part, live-action collection is a prequel to the streamer’s Henry Cavill-led present, which premiered […]
Netflix has introduced The Witcher: Blood Origin, a restricted collection increasing the universe of its fantasy collection The Witcher. Based on The Hollywood Reporter, the six-part, live-action collection is a prequel to the streamer’s Henry Cavill-led present, which premiered final yr in December.
Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, who’s the showrunner on The Witcher collection, is hooked up as the manager producer on the prequel. Declan de Barra will function the showrunner.
Blood Origin will likely be set in an elven world 1,200 years earlier than the world of The Witcher and can inform the origin story of the primary Witcher and the occasions that led to the “conjunction of the spheres,” when the worlds of monsters, males and elves merged to grow to be one.
“As a lifelong fan of fantasy, I’m past excited to inform the story The Witcher: Blood Origin. I’ve all the time been fascinated by the rise and fall of civilizations, how science, discovery, and tradition flourish proper earlier than that fall…
“‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ will inform the story of the Elven civilization earlier than its fall, and most significantly reveal the forgotten historical past of the very first Witcher,” de Barra mentioned in an announcement.
Hissrich mentioned it could be thrilling to discover and develop The Witcher universe.
“I’m so thrilled to collaborate with Declan and the Netflix group on The Witcher: Blood Origin. It is an thrilling problem to discover and develop The Witcher universe created by Andrzej Sapkowski, and we will not wait to introduce followers to new characters and an authentic story that can enrich our magical, legendary world much more,” she mentioned.
The collection is scheduled to shoot within the UK, although forged and a particular date has not been revealed.
Earlier this yr, Netflix had introduced an animated spin-off movie titled The Witcher: Nightmare Of The Wolf, specializing in the origin story of Geralt’s mentor and fellow Witcher Vesemir.