news culture The Witcher: A release date and a poster for the Netflix spin-off series that returns to the origins!
While the comics continue to appear, a new series of games is in the works and a new edition of the novels is released by us, The Witcher license continues its development on television with a new season for the main series. in production and a spin-off coming very soon.
The Witcher: Henry Cavill and his troupe make some room for the spin-off!
During season 3 of The Witcher, we will obviously find Henry Cavill in the role of Geralt de Riv. But this new season, behind which we will also find Lauren S. Hissrich, won’t happen until next year. Production issues involved? Yes, a little bit, in particular because of the delay in filming with the infection of the main actor by the Covid-19 virus. But not only, and the main reason lies elsewhereat the level of another series, announced months ago and teased during season 2: The Witcher: Blood Origin.
This Saturday, September 24, during the Netflix TUDUM eventthe SVOD platform has formalized the release date of this spin-off miniseries, directed by Declan de Barrawhich we find in the writing of certain episodes of season 1, and produced by Lauren S. Hissrich, who never stays far from her television baby. The Witcher: Blood OriginWhere The Witcher: Legacy of Bloodtake place 1200 years before the adventures of Geralt, in a world dominated by elves. Following a major event called the Conjunction of the Spheresseveral dimensions poured into this world, bringing humans, monsters, magicand a whole bunch of other living beings.
Monsters terrorize populations, and some people begin to take up arms to fight and ensure security. But the creatures are quick, fierce, and cunning. Thanks to the discovery of a (odious) process allowing create mutations in the most resistantthe world gives birth to witchers, genetically modified elite warriors capable of ridding the Continent of the mortal creators residing there.
The Witcher Blood Origin: release date, poster, cast… We take stock
It is this birth of the witchers and the associated schools that the mini-series, composed of 6 episodes, will tell. We will find the famous Michelle Yeoh in the role of Scian, while Laurence O’Fuarain will play Fjall Stoneheart and Jacob Collins-Levy will have the difficult task of bringing to life Eredin Bréacc Glas, an Aen Elle elf who is none other than the King of the Wild Hunt. But then, when can we discover the origins witchers on Netflix?
Well it’s a Christmas present that the SVOD platform will give us, since The Witcher: Blood Origin will be under the tree, ready to be unpacked from December 25 next. A formalized date alongside an unpublished poster, which, as you can see, shows us two tattooed arms, one holding an ax, the other a long dagger. Another announcement, that of the arrival at the casting of Minnie Drive (Will Hunting, GoldenEye, Ripple Effect), as a narrator.
Where The Witcher came from is a whole world and you need help figuring that out. So I’m essential in helping people understand where this origin story comes from. That’s what’s so great about (Declan de Barra) and it’s also kind of in tune with all the characters in The Witcher. It’s these fully formed, fleshed out, amazing characters. It’s because the character is so beautiful and strange. And nothing like anything I had done before. (…) said the actress.