‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ Series Adds Michelle Yeoh As Nomadic Sword-Elf Scían

Netflix is moving forward with a second series set within the fantasy world of The Witcher, as they’re assembling a cast for their prequel The Witcher: Blood Origin. Their flagship series starring Henry Cavill (Man of Steel, Mission: Impossible – Fallout) has wrapped on Season 2 in the United Kingdom. Set 1,200 years before theContinue reading “‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ Series Adds Michelle Yeoh As Nomadic Sword-Elf Scían”

Jodie Turner-Smith Exits Netflix’s Prequel Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’

Netflix is looking to expand The Witcher franchise as the flagship series starring Henry Cavill recently wrapped filming on Season 2. The streaming giant is assembling a cast for their spinoff series The Witcher: Blood Origin, a prequel that takes place many years before the adventures of Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia. Set 1,200 years beforeContinue reading “Jodie Turner-Smith Exits Netflix’s Prequel Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’”

‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ Adds ‘Vikings’ & ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Laurence O’Fuarain In The Lead Role of Fjall

It looks like Jodie Turner-Smith (Without Remorse) will have some company in Netflix’s prequel/spinoff series The Witcher: Blood Origin. A new casting report from Deadline states that Irish actor Laurence O’Fuarain has been placed in the leading role of Fjall. They also provided a character breakdown. Born into a clan of warriors sworn to protectContinue reading “‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ Adds ‘Vikings’ & ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Laurence O’Fuarain In The Lead Role of Fjall”

Jodie Turner-Smith To Play Éile In Prequel Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’

Deadline is reporting that Nightflyers and Without Remorse actress Jodie Turner-Smith has been tapped for a lead role in The Witcher prequel series The Witcher: Blood Origin from streaming giant Netflix. Declan de Barra is the show’s executive producer and showrunner. Set in an elven world 1,200 years before the world of The Witcher, Blood Origin will tellContinue reading “Jodie Turner-Smith To Play Éile In Prequel Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’”

Netflix Halts UK Filming On ‘The Witcher’ Series Due To Four Positive COVID-19 Tests From Today

Despite a lockdown in the United Kingdom, film and television productions were allowed to keep going without much hindrance from the British government. There is now a report from Deadline that filming has paused by Netflix after four people working on the fantasy series had tested positive for COVID-19 today. Filming on the Henry CavillContinue reading “Netflix Halts UK Filming On ‘The Witcher’ Series Due To Four Positive COVID-19 Tests From Today”

Live-Action ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Series In The Works At Netflix

Today, Netflix announced formally they’ll be teaming up with Ubisoft Film & Television to develop a live-action series for the streaming service based on the popular and long running video game franchise. They are now currently seeking a showrunner and a cast will likely be assembled once that search is over. The latest installment ofContinue reading “Live-Action ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Series In The Works At Netflix”

Netflix Announces New Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origins’ – Prequel Takes Place 1200 Years In The Past

Today, Netflix took to Twitter to announce a new prequel series spinoff set in the world of The Witcher. The prequel titled The Witcher: Blood Origins from Declan de Barra and Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will focus on the first Witcher taking place 1200 years in the past.  The fantasy series is based on the novels turned video gameContinue reading “Netflix Announces New Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origins’ – Prequel Takes Place 1200 Years In The Past”

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ 10-Episode Anime Series Coming To Netflix In 2022 Titled ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’

Yesterday, Netflix officially announced they’ve teamed with video game developer CD Projekt Red and Japanese animation studio Trigger Studio for a new animated series titled Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. The new series will be directly set within the universe of their upcoming video game Cyberpunk 2077. The futuristic video game set in the fictional Night City mixesContinue reading “‘Cyberpunk 2077’ 10-Episode Anime Series Coming To Netflix In 2022 Titled ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’”