The team behind The Witcher has been working on a new series titled The Witcher: Blood Origin and Netflix has provided a first look with a video showing behind the scenes of the series. The Witcher: Blood Origin is a limited series that will serve as a prequel to The witcher, the adaptation starring Henry Cavill. The new will unfold 1,200 years before the world from which it is already in broadcast, and will tell the story of the creation of the first Warlock and the events that lead to the fundamental “conjunction of the spheres”, when the worlds of monsters, men and elves merged to become one.
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It wasn’t long ago that the streaming giant finally announced the full cast and characters for the prequel it’s working on. While the three central characters are still somewhat shrouded in mystery, the audience has been given some insight into who will be in the main roles: Laurence O’Fuarain (Vikings – 100%, Game of Thrones – 59%) will take on the role of Fjall, who was born into a clan of warriors who swore to protect a King. According to the description shared by Collider, he bears a deep scar inside him, the death of a loved one who fell in battle trying to save him.
It is also mentioned that this “scar” will not allow him to settle or make peace with himself or with the world around him, and in his search for redemption, he will find himself fighting alongside the most unlikely of allies while opening a path of revenge. Across a troubled continent Michelle Yeoh (The Tiger and the Dragon – 97%, Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings – 95%) occupies another of the main roles when playing Scían, the last member of his nomadic tribe of elves.
According to the information, “no one can come close to her sword art, and no one carries so much loss in their heart” and when the opportunity to retrieve a stolen holy sword presents itself, she embarks on a deadly quest that will change the continent. Another actress who was also announced alongside Yeoh and O’Fuarain was Jodie Turner-Smith, who plays Éile, an elite warrior blessed with the voice of a goddess, who has left her clan and her position as Queen’s guardian to continue. his heart as a nomadic musician.
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The six-episode miniseries is being produced by Lauren Schmidt, who created the original series. The witcher and has also written some of its episodes. Then there is Declan de Barra, who will act as showrunner and executive producer, and, of course, author Andrzej Sapkowski who will act as creative consultant just as he is doing with the series in which he stars. Henry cavill.
The Witcher: Blood Origin It will be the next live-action adventure in the universe that Netflix is building after starting with the adaptation of the Saga del Brujo, also known as the Saga of Geralt de Rivia, which is famous both for its novels and for the video games that have been made. Until now. The company’s production, which has just been confirmed for a third season, seemed like the next logical step to continue its expansion.
Aside from the two live-action series, Netflix released The Witcher: The Wolf’s Nightmare in August – 93%, an animated film that focuses on Vesemir, Geralt’s mentor, who is certainly the opposite of him in every way. At TUDUM, the global event that aired on YouTube on September 25, it was revealed that more animated productions are on the way. The witcher there is a long time in the hands of the executives of the successful streaming service, who know they have a gold mine with this material, so we will have to wait to see what else they will surprise us with in the coming years.
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