The Witcher: Blood Origin Release Date, Cast, Trailer

Inspired by the best-selling novels of Andrzej Sapkowski, an upcoming series having a blend of action, adventure and fantasy are about to be released on Netflix. The Witcher: Blood Origin is the prequel of the whole series. The second season of Witcher has been released so far. It is a relief to the fans that they don’t have to wait long to watch another part of the same series. 

The series has a broad fan base, and the viewers hope this prequel will be entertaining and exciting, just like the seasons already released. Many new characters are also added to the series to understand the complete story’s beginning better by the viewers.

The announcement was made in July 2020 that a miniseries with six episodes would be filmed concerning the novels Andrzej Sapkowski. The shooting started in August 2021 in the UK after repeated casting and recasting due to the ongoing pandemic. It was announced by the showrunner, Declan de Barra, that the series entered the stage of post-production in November 2021. 

The Witcher: Blood Origin TV Series Release Date

The Witcher: Blood Origin TV Series Premiere Date has not been made official yet. The fans are not expecting a long waiting time. The release of the series is expected probably around the summer of 2022.

The Witcher: Blood Origin Cast

Here is the complete The Witcher: Blood Origin star cast with characters’ names.

  • The lead character Michelle Yeoh is played by Scian, who is a surviving member of elves.
  • Lenny Henry will portray his character as Chief Druid Balor.
  • Laurence O’Fuarain plays the character of Fjall.
  • Some big names in supporting cast are Mirren Mack as Princess Merwyn.
  • Famous Irish comedian Dylan Moran will character of Uthrok One-Nut.
  • Jacob Collins-Levy plays the character of Eredin, who is elven cavalry commander that lead Wild Hunt.
  • Sophia Brown plays as Èile, Nathaniel Curtis as Brian, Francesca Mills plays as Meldof are some of the supporting cast.

Some supporting cast:-

  • Huw Novelli plays as Callan, Zach Wyatt play character of Syndril, Lizzie Annis as Zacaré.
  • The character Fenrick is played by Amy Murray, who is playing a crucial role in the series.

The Witcher: Blood Origin Trailer

The trailer has been released on YouTube under the official channel of Netflix. Barren land is shown in the initial parts of the video, followed by showing the existence of some unusual beings. Those creatures are also portrayed as having abundant knowledge of weapons and their armies.

The background shows the text as ‘Every Story Has a Beginning,’ after which fights are demonstrated between the humans and those unnatural creatures. During the video, a piece of somewhat cynical music continues to play in the background while showing some more out-of-the-box beings similar to humans but having many notable differences. 

It is notified in the trailer that an untold chapter is brought to them by the creators of the series. While approaching the end, the title of the series is displayed along with the platform on which the series would be aired.

The Witcher: Blood Origin Storyline

The story is set 1200 years before all the events we have seen in the Witcher series. During that time, the Conjunction of the Spheres has such an effect that alters the universe. Initially, the time before the Conjugation would also be included in the series so that the audience can see the difference between both times.

Emphasis on the Elven society of old times has been there. The tensions between races are highlighted as they get to know each other. Different communities would appear and disappear, leading to no happy endings. People from different societies would be seen fighting, ultimately leading to bloodshed.

The audience would be seeing the evolution of Witchers occurring from the Human race due to rigorous training and experimenting with magic. The world before the conjugation would be shown in the series as well. 

Conclusion

Much of the information about the series has been kept private. Witcher fans are direly waiting for the series to get aired. The teaser has given a generalised idea about the show’s focus and the situations shown. 

The production team has promised to bring a new concept to the viewers’ entertainment. The series is expected to get a similar response to the Witcher seasons released. People are already making speculations about a great prequel as it would be the base of the whole series.

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