The second season of Netflix’s anticipated fantasy series The Witcher just arrived on Netflix just today, and the first official teaser trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin also came out today. It is a prequel to The Witcher series, which has only six episodes under the direction of Sarah O’Gorman (Cursed) and Vicky Jewson (Born of War). The executive producer and showrunner of the series is Declan de Barra (Iron Fist, The Originals). Other executive producers include Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, Tomasz Bagiński, Jarosław Sawko and Matt O’Toole.
Scían is the last member of the nomadic warrior elves tribe. No one can even come close to her blade skill and no one carries as much loss in their heart as she does. When she is given the opportunity to return the stolen holy sword, taken from her fallen tribe, she embarks on a deadly search that will change the outcome of the continent.
The plot of the Blood Origin series is set 1200 years before the event of the original series and takes place in the elven world. It will tell 2 stories lost in time ”as it traces the origins of the first Wizard and the events leading to the central“ merging of spheres ”when the worlds of monsters, humans and elves merged into one.
The trailer gives us a first look at the leading trio of characters: Éile (Sophia Brown), a warrior who leaves her clan and her position as the Queen’s patroness to roam the world as a singer; Fjalla (Laurence O’Fuarain), a warrior who joins Éile in her quest, and Scian (Michelle Yeoh), an elf in search of a stolen holy sword.
Other roles are played by Mirren Mack as Merwyn; Lenny Henry will as Balor, Jacob Collins as Eredin, Lizzie Annis as Zacaré, Huw Novelli as Callan “Brother Death”, Francesca Mills as Meldof, Amy Murray as Fenrik, Nathaniel Curtis as Brian, Zach Wyatt as Syndril and Dylan Moran as Uthrok One -Nut.
The Witcher: Blood Origin arrives sometime in 2022.