TV shows usually take multiple seasons to start producing by-products, but “The Witcher” has no such patience. More than seven months since its premiere, Netflix announced “The Witcher: Bloody Origin”, a six-part live-action limited series prequel, scheduled for more than a thousand years before the start of the first season of “The Witcher”. Before the first wizard and elven civilization, the presence of humans on the continent changed it forever.

The writer Declan de Barra of The Witcher Season 1 is the show host and executive producer of The Witcher: Bloody Origins, and the creator and show host Lauren Schmidt Hissrich of The Witcher as executive producer, and writer Andrzej Sapkowski-the book of the same name in the Netflix series-will serve as the creative consultant for the prequel miniseries. No release details or release year have been announced yet.

“As a fan of fantasy for a lifetime, I am very happy to tell the story “The Witcher: The Origin of Blood”,” Della Barra said in an email. “Since I first read the “Witcher” book, I have been thinking about a question: before the catastrophic arrival of mankind, what exactly was the world of elves like?”

Schmidt Hissrich added: “I’m very happy to work with Declan and the Netflix team to produce The Witcher: Bloody Origins. Exploring and expanding The Witcher universe created by Andrzej Sapkowski is an exciting challenge. We can’t wait to introduce new characters and Original stories, which will further enrich our magical and fabulous world.”

Sapkowski added: “The exciting thing is that the wizarding world (as originally planned) is expanding. I hope it will bring more fans to my book fans.”

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“The Witcher: Bloody Origin” is not the only wizard derivative work. As early as January of this year, Netflix announced “The Witcher: The Wolf’s Nightmare”, an animated prequel centered on the mentor and witch Vesemir (Kim Bodnia) of Geralt (Henry Cavill). Season launch.

This is the official introduction of “The Witcher: Bloodline” from Netflix:

“The bloodline originated in the wizarding world 1200 years ago. This world tells a story of the passage of time-the origin of the first wizard and the event that led to the key’sphere union’, the world of monsters, men and elves merged into one.”

“The Witcher: Bloodborne” will be filmed in the UK. The production date has not yet been announced.


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