The Witcher: Blood Origin CCXP 2022 Trailer The Nerdy Basement

‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ CCXP Trailer Sees Warriors Unite To Fight An Unstoppable Empire

The 2022 edition of CCXP is nearly wrapping up and it was nothing short of a surprise for fans in attendance. During their CCXP panel, Netflix premiered the official trailer and unveiled a new poster for the upcoming prequel limited series, The Witcher: Blood Origin. During the announcement, fans were delighted to learn that their favorite bard, Joey Batey will be reprising his role as Jaskier in the upcoming series.

You can check out the trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin above and the newest poster for the series below. The series is written by Declan da Barra who is also serving as showrunner, directed by Sarah O’Gorman and Vicky Jewson and is executively produced by Lauren Hissrich, creator of the hit series The Witcher. Matt O’Toole, Platige Films, and Hivemind are also executive producers of the series.

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Set in an elven world 1200 years before the world of The Witcher, Blood Origin will tell a story lost to time – the creation of the first prototype Witcher, and the events that lead to the pivotal conjunction of the spheres, when the world of monsters, men, and elves merged to become one.

Adding a sensational cast to the Witcher Universe, Sophia Brown and Laurence O’Fuarain play Éile and Fjall, two warriors estranged from their opposing clans, Michelle Yeoh takes the role of Scían, a sword master, the last of her tribe, Mirren Mack is Princess Merwyn, Lenny Henry plays Chief Sage Balor, Joey Batey plays Jaskier and Minnie Driver stars as a Seanchaí. Francesca Mills is Meldof, Zach Wyatt and Lizzie Annis are celestial twin sages Syndril and Zacaré. Huw Novelli is Brother Death.

Other supporting cast members include Amy Murray as chief sage Balor’s apprentice Fenrik, Mark Rowley as King Alvitir, Daniel Fathers, and Faoileann Cunningham as clan chieftain Osfar and his daughter Ryl. Kim Adis is Merwyn’s handmaid Ket, Nathaniel Curtis portrays Brían, and Dylan Moran is Uthrok One-Nut. Ella Schrey-Yeats portrays the young prophet Ithlinne and her mother Aevenien is played by Claire Cooper.

“The Witcher: Blood Origin” premieres December 25th on Netflix.

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