The Netflix platform announced the big news that many "The Witcher" fans were expecting a prequel of the successful series, which will be titled "The Witcher: Blood Origin".
The first season, which premiered on December 20, 2019, was based on The last wish and the sword of destiny, which are a collection of short stories that precede the main saga of The Witcher.
This will be a miniseries of six chapters which will be set in an elven world 1,200 years before what happened in the saga starring Henry Cavill.
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It will also tell a story lost in time as well as the origin of the first sorcerer.
In addition to the origins of the first sorcerer, the new series will show how it is crossed the worlds of monsters, men and elves, until they become one.
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1200 years before Geralt of Rivia, the worlds of monsters, men and elves merged into one, and the first Witcher came to be.
Announcing The Witcher: Blood Origin, a 6 part live-action The Witcher spin-off series from Declan de Barra and Lauren Schmidt Hissrich.
- NX (@NXOnNetflix)
July 27, 2020
The executive producer will be Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, while the showrunner It will be Declan de Barra, as well as the executive producer credit.
On the other hand, Andrzej Sapkowski, author of the literary series, will also act as consultant creative.
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The first time I read the books of The Witcher a question arose: What was the elven world really like before the cataclysmic arrival of humans? "Barra said in a statement,
In the same statement, he stressed that he has always fascinated the rise and fall of civilizations, how science, discovery and culture flourish just before that decline.
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It is exciting to see that the world of The Witcher, as planned from the beginning, is expanding. I hope it will draw more fans to the world of my books, "explains Sapkowski.
This prequel is slated to be released in the 2021However, there is still no exact release date due to the pandemic.
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In addition, it is worth mentioning that the series The Witcher: Blood Origin will soon start its recordings in the United Kingdom.