Netflix unveils the Witcher: Blood Origin first look at TUDUM


The first preview of The Witcher: Blood Origin has arrived. At the online-only TUDUM event on Saturday, Netflix unveiled the first look at its six-part prequel miniseries Witcher which takes place 1,200 years before Henry Cavill stepped into a tub – and will describe the creation. of the first Witcher and the events leading up to the “Conjunction of the Spheres”. Sophia Brown (Giri / Haji), Laurence O’Fuarain (Vikings) and Michelle Yeoh (Crazy Rich Asians) lead the cast of The Witcher: Blood Origin, which comes from showrunner Declan de Barra (The Originals), with The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich among the executive producers alongside de Barra.

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In addition to Brown as Eile, O’Fuarain as Fjall and Yeoh as Scian, The Witcher: Blood Origin also stars Lenny Henry (Comic Relief) as Balor, Mirren Mack (The Nest) as Merwyn, Nathaniel Curtis (It’s a sin) as Brían, Dylan Moran (Black Books) as Uthrok One-Nut, Jacob Collins-Levy (The White Princess) as Eredin, debutante Lizzie Annis as Zacaré, Huw Novelli (The Capture) as Brother Death, Francesca Mills ( Zoolander 2) as Meldof, debutante Amy Murray as Fenrik and Zach Wyatt (Urban Myths) as Syndril.

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Hissrich and de Barra are executive producers alongside Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, Tomasz Bagiński, Jarosław Sawko and Matt O’Toole. The Witcher: Blood Origin is a production of Hivemind and Platige Image for Netflix. As with the main series The Witcher, The Witcher: Blood Origin is also based on the eponymous works by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. It was first announced in July 2020.

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The Witcher: Blood Origin is due in 2022 on Netflix in India and around the world.