Recently there have been many rumors surrounding the animated series The Witcher new, will premiere just before season 2 of the main series airs. Recently, the official Twitter account of Netflix has officially confirmed this information, but with a bit of fog adjustment: The company will produce an anime movie about the monster hunter Geralt with the name The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, instead of splitting into episodes as many people mistakenly think.
Netflix officially confirmed: “The recent rumors are quite accurate, we are producing a whole new Witcher story! Specifically an anime movie called The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, bringing to a new threat to the Continent. This will still be the work of The Witcher team Lauren Hissrich and Beau DeMayo and animation studio Mir, author of the Legend of Korra series. ”
Since airing on December 20, 2019, The Witcher has emerged as one of the world’s most popular TV blockbusters, even surpassing other cult “chickens” like Stranger Things good Black Mirror. Currently, this series is rated 8.4 / 10 on the prestigious website IMDb, attracting about 76 million households in the US – the new record of Netflix. Adapted from the famous novel of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, the cast has an extremely high quality, which is not surprising when The Witcher quickly received so warmly by the global audience.
However, the witcher universe is too large, while the amount of time each episode on the small screen is limited. Therefore, although not wanted, but Netflix still has to remove a lot of details, many additional elements, as well as many other interesting stories and characters. And the upcoming movie is the solution that helps them solve this problem. At the moment, it’s not clear how the new anime and the main series are related, but surely the audience will be able to better understand the witcher world, about the stories surrounding Geralt and friends who haven’t yet. chance of appearing on the small screen.
The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf will bring a new story, a new adventure on the Continent of the witcher world.
Besides, Netflix is also extremely busy preparing for season 2 of The Witcher, will officially start shooting on February 17, and is expected to launch in 2021. Share with Digital Spy, showrunner Lauren Hissrich said: “The first season served as a solid foundation to introduce the witcher world audience and the main characters. From the second season, things will become more coherent, more closely linked. The characters that appeared in the first 8 episodes will also return and have more interaction, instead of each person having a story line.”.
“Everything that we have prepared, from the relationship between Geralt – Yennefer, Geralt – Ciri, Yennefer – Ciri; and different lands and kingdoms, will be further explored in the upcoming movie season. The way of storytelling will also be clearer, because now everything has followed a main timeline”.
At the moment, it is still unclear when the anime will premiere The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, as well as the script and cast (voiceover) content for this movie. But as mentioned above, it is likely that it will hit theaters before the season 2 of the main series aired, as a gift for the audience who has been full of support for season 1.