Following web hype fueled by rumors, Netflix confirmed final week that an anime movie for The Witcher is within the works. This challenge, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, had few particulars connected on the time. Nonetheless, a short description on Netflix’s web site suggests Geralt’s mentor, Vesemir, will relaxation on the movie’s forefront.
The Twitter account Fandom noticed the blurb, which reads as follows: “Lengthy earlier than mentoring Geralt, Vesemir begins his personal journey as a witcher after the mysterious Deglan claims him via the Legislation of Shock.”
Take a look at a screenshot of the film’s Netflix synopsis beneath:
This appears a superb means of introducing a few of the franchise’s heavier parts, which haven’t been broached on the dwell motion sequence. Maybe audiences will even get a take a look at the Trial of the Grasses from Vesemir’s perspective as a younger Witcher in coaching?
Casting particulars for the movie usually are not presently recognized to the general public. Subsequently, there at the moment exists no phrase on who will voice a younger Vesemir. Since he’s but to debut within the dwell motion sequence, there additionally stays the thriller of how precisely the character might be portrayed.
The artistic staff behind Netflix’s tv sequence will lead the cost on the anime challenge. Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich and author Beau DeMayo, for instance, are connected to The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. Although the unique rumor claimed the anime will hit the streaming service previous to Season 2’s launch, Netflix itself stays silent on this specific matter.
The Witcher’s dwell motion sequence is at the moment accessible to look at on Netflix. Calling it a booming success appears an understatement, provided that the present collected views from upwards of 76 million households in its first 4 weeks. Such unimaginable momentum means the sequence is primed to develop into the streaming big’s largest Season 1 premiere.
[Source: Netflix via Fandom on Twitter]