Everything We Know About ‘The Witcher’ Animated Film Coming to Netflix

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Many followers have binge-watched The Witcher season 1. Season 2 shouldn’t be coming till 2021, although followers may need one thing to tide them over within the meantime. Yes, that’s proper, an animated movie set on the earth of The Witcher is coming someday quickly, hopefully.

‘The Witcher’ animated movie info was launched early

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This animated movie was first reported by Witcher web site Redanian Intelligence after they got here throughout a WGA entry for author Beau DeMayo. In this entry, it mentions that DeMayo wrote the screenplay for the animated movie. The entry additionally gave away the identify of the film: The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. This report from Redanian Intelligence got here on January 21, 2020.

The subsequent day, on January 22, 2020, Netflix formally confirmed the Witcher animated movie by posting on their NXOnNetflix account on Twitter. Netflix talked about DeMayo, after all, as engaged on the undertaking in addition to The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. “The rumors are true,” Netflix mentioned on Twitter, “a brand new Witcher story is within the works!” This “anime film”, because it’s known as by Netflix, “will take us back to a new threat facing the Continent.”

It can be made by Studio Mir, who did Legend of Korra for Nickelodeon and Voltron: Legendary Defender for Netflix. 

The plot of ‘The Witcher’ animated movie has been launched as effectively

According to stories by Inverse and IGN, there’s a plot for The Witcher’s animated movie, although it’s not in depth. Netflix describes it as an origin story for Geralt’s Witcher mentor Vesemir. The description, which has now been taken off the official Netflix itemizing, says “Long before mentoring Geralt, Vesemir begins his own journey as a Witcher after the mysterious Deglan claims him through the Law of Surprise.” This would make the Law of Surprise much more of part of the Witcher universe

Geralt thinks of a younger Vesemir over the past episode of The Witcher. Of course, Geralt remembering his mentor is nothing out of the peculiar. However, it’s doable that the author of that episode, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, may need been exhibiting that Vesemir can be necessary. If the film is certainly about his origin story, it might make sense for Vesemir to be launched to followers earlier by Geralt’s reminiscences.

Fans may not have to attend too lengthy for extra of ‘The Witcher’

Many followers of The Witcher may be questioning when this animated movie can be launched on Netflix. There is, sadly, no official launch date but. However, a report by Redanian Intelligence may need the reply.

Redanian Intelligence reveals what govt producer Tomek Baginski mentioned in an interview with Telewizja wPolsce. According to Baginski, he and the staff behind The Witcher “are planning a few more interesting surprises between seasons.” In Redanian Intelligence’s report saying The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, the location means that it may be one of many “interesting surprises” that followers have in retailer.

This would imply that The Witcher’s animated movie can be launched someday earlier than season 2’s launch in 2021. This might even imply that followers will see Nightmare of the Wolf this 12 months.  

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