It was back in July 2020 when Netflix announced a prequel series to its hot favorite show, The Witcher. Set about 12000 years before the events of The Witcher, the prequel is going to be an impressive look into the history and lore of The Continent. Netflix recently confirmed that we will get to see the show in 2022. Here is everything we know about The Witcher: Blood Origin, release date, cast, and much more.
The fact that Netflix was so quick to announce a prequel series for The Witcher shows how serious they are about this show. Based on the successful book series written by Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher will return with its season 2 on December 17, 2021. And now we know we will also get another show from The Witcher universe. So Let’s pour ourselves some ale, and go through everything we know about this prequel.
The Witcher: Blood Origin Release Date
While we know the series will be in front of us in 2022, we do not have any official date for its release. But we know that the filming for The Witcher: Blood Origin is finished. Hence, we can expect Netflix to announce a release date soon.
'The Witcher: Blood Origin' has finished filming 🩸
— Fandom (@getFANDOM) November 22, 2021
The Witcher: Blood Origin Cast
A show like this, which is expected to lay the foundation for The Witcher lore, is definitely going to have an amazing cast. As of now, we know that stars, including Michelle Yeoh, Mirren Mack, and Lenny Henry, will be on the show. Along with them, Dylan Moran and Jacob Collins-Levy are going to appear as well.
The Witcher: Blood Origin Timeline
The prequel will be set about 12000 years before the events of The Witcher series; giving us a perfect introduction about the origin of everything that goes on in the universe of The Witcher. Set when all three races, the humans, elves, and monsters, lived alone and in peace before the universe-altering Conjunction of the Spheres took place. The event that brought all of them together into one world.
The Witcher Prequel Plot
A tale about how all three races started living together, The Witcher: Blood Origin, will follow the event known as Conjunction of the Spheres. It will also take us back to the creation of the first-ever prototype witcher; giving birth to the monster-hunting mutant creed. See what the creator of The Witcher, Lauren S. Hissrich had to say about it:
This has been the toughest secret to keep! I've always wanted to dive deeper into the myth and lore of the Continent, and now fans will have a chance to explore it with @declandebarra in a prequel series, THE WITCHER: BLOOD ORIGIN. Elves, and enemies, and the end, oh my… https://t.co/SGzrf4WbxZ
— Lauren S. Hissrich (@LHissrich) July 27, 2020
He said, “This has been the toughest secret to keep! I’ve always wanted to dive deeper into the myth and lore of the Continent, and now fans will have a chance to explore it with @declandebarra in a prequel series, THE WITCHER: BLOOD ORIGIN. Elves, and enemies, and the end, oh my…”
How excited are you for the arrival of this prequel series?