The Witcher: Blood Origin, which took place 1200 years before Netflix’s The Witcher series, left the series due to the calendar congestion.
A series of adaptations of The Witcher brand, which is very popular in the world of games and fantasy literature, was released on Netflix in 2019. It is known that they are currently working on a new Witcher series, and even two leading roles of the series have been announced in recent months. However, one of these leading roles left.
It was announced that Jodie Turner-Smith, who played in productions such as Queen & Slim, Nightflyers and Jett, will play the lead role in the series, but recently he had to leave the series due to the calendar congestion.
Jodie Turner-Smith would portray the character of Éile, a nomadic musician who was an elite warrior blessed with the voice of the gods but abandoned her clan. It is not yet clear who will be chosen instead. Another leading role in the series is Laurence O’Fuarain, who previously starred in productions such as Game of Thrones and Vikings.
The Witcher: Blood Origin will also be developed by Declan de Barra and Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, from the creative team of The Witcher series. In addition, Andrzej Sapkowski, the creator of The Witcher universe, will be on the team as a consultant. The series, which will consist of 6 episodes, will be broadcast on Netflix again.