We’ve recognized for some time that Netflix is bringing us extra of The Witcher, on high of the upcoming second season of the principle sequence. The Witcher: Blood Origin is a six-episode, live-action prequel that can inform a narrative set 1,200 years earlier than Henry Cavill’s Geralt is round. At present, Netflix has revealed some correct plot particulars, together with the primary main character and forged member who’ll be a part of the sequence.
Jodie Turner-Smith, a British actress and mannequin who beforehand starred within the movie Queen & Slim, will be part of the sequence because the warrior Éile. As Variety describes the plot, Éile “was blessed with the voice of a goddess and leaves her clan and position because the queen’s guardian to comply with her coronary heart and embark on a journey as a nomadic musician. A grand looking on the continent forces her to return to the way in which of the blade in her quest for vengeance and redemption.”
The sequence will present us the peak of elven civilisation earlier than it got here crashing down, the creation of the primary Witcher, and the conjunction of the spheres which introduced the worlds of mortals and magic collectively.
Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will likely be govt producer on Blood Origin. Declan de Barra, one of many writers from season one, will likely be showrunner right here. Authentic Witcher creator Andrzej Sapkowski is a inventive guide on the sequence.
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As for what to anticipate from upcoming Witcher content material, together with season two, Sapkowski reminded us last year that “Life is, principally, fucking shit. Greatest to maintain your expectations low. Possibly you’ll be pleasantly stunned.” (Although on condition that this quote was given in January 2020, possibly he was speaking about one thing else…)
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Jodie Turner-Smith will play the position of Éile in upcoming sequence The Witcher: Blood Origin.
Blood Origin will likely be a six half, live-action restricted sequence, and a prequel to the hit Netflix sequence The Witcher. pic.twitter.com/PXKwUZ1l3r
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