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