The Witcher (Netflix)

THE WITCHER prequel announced for Netflix

Netflix has announced a brand new prequel series set in the same world as Henry Cavill’s The Witcher. This exciting news was announced today via the Netflix NX Twitter account. They also gave a slight insight as to what we can expect from this new show.

Interestingly, The Witcher: Blood Origin will be set 1,200 years before Geralt of Rivia became a Monster hunter. Fans will be taken back to the creation of the very first Witcher. We will finally be able to learn more about the process behind making a Witcher- how they are trained, why they are so strong, and, more importantly, who the first Witcher was.

The 6 episode series will be developed by the original series’ showrunner- Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, and Declan de Barra. No release date has been announced as of yet. However, considering that filming for The Witcher season 2 has been delayed, some serious waiting might be required.

It will be incredibly interesting to see how these super humans came to be. Not only that, but we’ll be able to see what the land was like all those years ago. Fans can expect more Monsters, epic fight scenes, and an exploration of the relationship between Monsters, Men, and Elves We can’t wait.

Are you excited for Blood Origin? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to toss a coin to your Witcher. You can read more right here.


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