Although Netflix has not yet announced a date for season 2 of The Witcher or even for the animated The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, the franchise is still talking about it with the first major cast of the series. derivative The Witcher: Blood Origin.
Thus, Jodie Turner-Smith (Jett, Nightflyers) has been recruited to play the role of Éile in this prequel which will consist of just 6 episodes for which Declan de Barra (Iron Fist, The Originals) was announced as showrunner.
Set in an elven world 1200 years before the world of The Witcher, Blood Origin will invite us to discover the forgotten story of the origin of the very first Witcher and the events that led to the “conjunction of the spheres”, when the worlds of monsters, men and elves have merged to become one.
As for the character of Eile played by Turner-Smith, she is described as a formidable fighter gifted with a goddess voice who has abandoned her clan and her status as the Queen’s guardian to hear her heartbeat. and become a traveling musician. But when the moment comes to be held accountable on the Continent, it must take up arms again and continue its quest for revenge and redemption.
The Witcher: Blood Origin will be working on and filming in the UK. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (showrunner of The Witcher) will act as executive producer, while literary saga author Andrzej Sapkowski will be the creative consultant on the series.
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