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Netflix has announced a second spin-off series for The Witcher

The Witcher has quickly become one of the most popular series on Netflix and as a result, planning for future seasons has begun and spin-offs are also being explored. One such spin-off was already announced a while back but now, Netflix has also decided to fund a live-action prequel series.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is an anime-inspired spin-off. Meanwhile, our newly announced live-action spin-off is called The Witcher: Blood Origin.

Unlike the other spin-off and the main series, Blood Origin will not include Geralt of Rivia. Instead, it takes place more than a thousand years before Geralt was born, focusing on the very first Witcher.

So far, this is just a 6-part series, with no indication of it continuing beyond that. With that in mind, this could just be a limited series. If you enjoyed The Witcher’s first season, then you will be encouraged to hear that showrunner, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, is also involved with Blood Origin.

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KitGuru Says: There is still much to learn about this one. Going back and exploring the origins of Witchers could be a very cool concept though. What do you all think of Netflix’s plans to expand The Witcher universe? 

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