Netflix dropped The Witcher season 2 in its entirety on December 17, and likewise gave followers who made it right through the brand new season a shock by sneaking within the first trailer for the upcoming prequel sequence The Witcher: Blood Origin as a post-credits scene within the last episode. However don’t count on to see Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivera on this miniseries. Blood Origin is about 1,200 years earlier than the occasions of The Witcher, and it exhibits followers a world of even larger magic and surprise.
The brand new trailer places the highlight on Michelle Yeoh’s Scian. If the ears weren’t a useless giveaway, Scian is an elf. Extra particularly, she is the one survivor of a tribe of sword-elves who’s on a sacred quest to retrieve a stolen sword of nice significance. Her story has been misplaced to time prior to now, however Scian’s journey will dramatically change the Continent perpetually. This miniseries will chronicle the autumn of an elven civilization and the creation of the very first Witcher. It additionally guarantees to disclose the occasions that led to the worlds of males, monsters, and elves being joined as one.
Sophia Brown additionally stars in Blood Origin as Éile, after taking up the position from April Turner-Smith shortly earlier than filming started. Éile has the weird distinction of being a Queen’s Guard warrior who deserted her earlier life to pursue a brand new chapter as a touring musician. However given Éile’s prominence on the forged checklist, she appears to be the almost certainly character to change into the primary Witcher. One other attainable candidate is Laurence O’Fuarain’s Fjall, a warrior who was as soon as sworn to defend his king. Nevertheless, Fjall can have a vengeful mission of his personal that takes precedence over all the pieces else.
Lenny Henry additionally stars within the miniseries as Chief Druid Balor, with Mirren Mack as Merwyn, Nathaniel Curtis as Brían, Dylan Moran as Uthrok One-Nut, Jacob Collins-Levy as Eredin, Lizzie Annis as Zacaré, Huw Novelli as Callan “Brother Demise,” Francesca Mills as Meldof, Amy Murray as Fenrik, Zach Wyatt as Syndril, and Aidan O’Callaghan as Kareg,
The Witcher: Blood Origin was created by Declan De Barra and based mostly on The Witcher novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. The six-episode miniseries will premiere on Netflix in 2022.