Netflix squeezes ‘the Witcher’ with a new trailer, announcement of a third season, more anime and a series focused on family audiences
Netflix is not willing to let go of what is its great fantasy blockbuster, franchisable to exhaustion with multiple spin-offs and variants. At the moment, the second season has not yet been released (scheduled for December 17) but In the context of its Tudum event, Netflix announces a third season and shows a new trailer for the one to come.
They are not the only news: Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia steps aside to make room for a second anime feature film that is not known if it will prolong what has already been seen in ‘The Wolf’s Nightmare’, starring Geralt’s mentor, Vesemir, who will also acquire a notable role in the second season of the main series. And also, surprisingly given the characteristics of the series, we will have a completely new series with a family cut.
… and first images of ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’
In addition to all these news about the franchise, Netflix has given some new details about the prequel ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’, of which part of the cast has already been announced: Sophia Brown, Laurence O’Fuarain and Michelle Yeoh. The platform has shown a first video of the series, although it is not a trailer, but a brief making of.
The series will be a full-blown prequel, since It takes us 1200 years before what the main series of ‘The Witcher’ tells to tell how the first witches were created, a question that products such as the first anime feature film have already addressed. We will also learn how the conjunction of spheres merged the worlds of men, monsters and elves.