By the middle of this year, Netflix took another step towards the fantasy world, by announcing the adaptation of the novels that inspired the videogame series The Witcher. Despite the news was still very fresh by then, the project is finally moving right now.
According to a press release presented in Platigue, the streaming company has begun the production of the proyect. The series will be written by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Daredevil), and she will also be the showrunner for it. The author of the fantasy novels that inspired the game, Andrzej Sapkowski, will also work along with Tomasz Baginski as director. Baginski has also created cinematics for the videogame ‘The Witcher’.Already have the cast chosen.
Inspired by the mythology of Eastern Europe, The Wicher tells the story of the Geralt of Rivia, a dark magician and hunter of monsters.
Executive producers Sean Daniel and Jason Brown, have offered some additional ideas about the story:
The Witcher stories follow an unconventional family that comes together to fight for truth in a dangerous world. The characters are original, funny and constantly surprising and we can’t wait to bring them to life at Netflix, the perfect home for innovative storytelling.
We’ll be expecting for more information about the premiere of this new adventure.