The Witcher: Blood Origin creator Declan De Barra discussed how the spin-off will tie into the main Witcher series.
Debuting on Netflix on December 25, Blood Origin goes back in time more than a millennium to tell the pre-human story of Michelle Yeoh’s Scian, Sophia Brown’s Eile and Laurence O’Fuarain’s Fjall, the collapse of elven civilization and the paradigm. change of the Conjunction of the Spheres, which saw the worlds of elves, men and monsters collide.
Despite its prequel status, de Barra told Netflix’s Tudum (opens in a new tab) that we can expect major settings in Blood Origin that will pay off in future seasons of The Witcher.
“Blood Origin establishes certain central characters and fan favorites from the books in the latest Witcher series. There are elements and discoveries made in this world that play out in later seasons of The Witcher and have critical effects on the story,” said De Barra explained.
De Barra continued, “Witcher creator Lauren Schmidt, the producers and I spend a lot of time seeding new Easter eggs and responding to older Easter eggs from other episodes and series. We’re weaving a complex web of delightful stories that stretches over thousands of years.”
That will even extend to exploring the creation of the first “prototype” Witcher in the spin-off’s four episodes.
Meanwhile, The Witcher season 3 recently finished filming. As revealed on Netflix’s Tudum, the new season will premiere in the summer of 2023.
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