Announced at WitcherCon, Netflix dropped the news about the debut of their animated Witcher prequel movie – The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf.
The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf takes place before the events of Netflix’s Witcher and will follow Vesemir – Geralt’s mentor. During WitcherCon, the official logline dropped:
“Before Geralt, there was Vesemir—a cocky young witcher who delights in slaying monsters for coin. When a dangerous new power rises on the Continent, Vesemir learns that some witchering jobs are about more than just money…”
The prequel comes from production studio Mir (The Legend of Korra, Voltron: Legendary Defender) and Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich in a producing role. The movie is directed by Kwang II Han (The Legend of Korra, Voltron: Legendary Defender) and is written by Beau DeMayo (The Witcher, The Originals).
The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf premieres August 23, 2021.
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