Netflix's The Witcher Spinoff TV Series, Blood Origin, Casts Michelle Yeoh Of Star Trek Fame

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While we await Netflix's The Witcher season 2 quality by mode of a afloat trailer and merchandise date, the prequel TV bid successful the works called Blood Origin continues to bolster its numbers. With erstwhile reports pointing astatine Eredin Glas being cast, a confirmed casting has been revealed with Star Trek: Discovery's Michelle Yeoh. 

"Scían is the precise past of her nomadic people of sword-elves," said Netflix about Scian, the quality that Yeoh volition beryllium portraying. "No 1 tin travel adjacent to her artistry with the blade, and nary 1 carries arsenic overmuch nonaccomplishment wrong their heart. When a accidental presents itself to retrieve a stolen ineffable sword, taken from her fallen people by nefarious means, she launches herself into a deadly quest that volition alteration the result of the Continent."

Yeoh joins Game of Thrones actor Laurence O'Fuarain, who volition beryllium playing the warrior Fjall, and Tom Clancy's Without Remorse actress Jodie Turner-Smith arsenic Eile. There volition beryllium tales of strife, redemption, and the angst that The Witcher is known for. Going backmost earlier the clip of Geralt, this volition beryllium yet different mode fans of the phantasy escapade tin larn much astir the expansive satellite created by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. A satellite that was made adjacent amended by CD Projekt Red's The Witcher RPG series. 

So what is Netflix's The Witcher: Blood Origin about, exactly? According to the streaming company, "Set successful an elven satellite 1200 years earlier the satellite of The Witcher, Blood Origin volition archer a communicative mislaid to clip - the root of the precise archetypal Witcher, and the events that pb to the pivotal 'conjunction of the spheres,' erstwhile the worlds of monsters, men, and elves merged to go one."

“As a lifelong instrumentality of fantasy, I americium beyond excited to archer the communicative The Witcher: Blood Origin,” said showrunner Declan de Barra erstwhile the prequel was first revealed. “A question has been burning successful my caput ever since I archetypal work The Witcher books – What was the Elven satellite truly similar earlier the cataclysmic accomplishment of the humans? I’ve ever been fascinated by the emergence and autumn of civilizations, however science, discovery, and civilization flourish close earlier that fall.”

Co-showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich is besides attached to this project, which is cleanable erstwhile reflecting connected her enactment connected The Witcher season 1 and continued efforts connected play two. Book creator Sapkowski is besides onboard arsenic a originative consultant, alongside Jarek Sawko and Tomek Baginski arsenic enforcement producers. 


What are your thoughts connected Netflix's The Witcher: Blood Origin truthful far? What different casting decisions would you similar to spot revealed? Shout retired those fantasy-loving hopes and dreams successful the remark conception below. 

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