Revealed: July 28, 2020 2:40:34 pm
Netflix has introduced The Witcher: Blood Origin, a restricted collection increasing the universe of its fantasy collection, The Witcher.
In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, the six-part, live-action collection is a prequel to the streamer’s Henry Cavill-led present, which premiered final 12 months in December.
Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, who’s the showrunner on The Witcher collection, is connected as the chief producer on the prequel.
Declan de Barra will function the showrunner.
Blood Origin will probably 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 develop into 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 a press release.
Hissrich mentioned it might be thrilling to discover and develop The Witcher universe.
“I’m so thrilled to collaborate with Declan and the Netflix crew on The Witcher: Blood Origin. It’s an thrilling problem to discover and develop The Witcher universe created by Andrzej Sapkowski, and we will’t wait to introduce followers to new characters and an unique story that can enrich our magical, legendary world much more,” she mentioned.
The collection is scheduled to shoot within the UK, although solid and a particular date has not been revealed.
Earlier this 12 months, 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.
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