Netflix is connected a rotation when it comes to adding much anime and gaming adaptations to its library. With adaptations like Dota, Resident Evil, Castlevania, and more, it's wide that the streaming work is all-in connected "geek culture," arsenic it markets this branch, and that includes adjacent more The Witcher on the horizon. With the live-action The Witcher season 2 coming soon and the prequel good underway, determination is yet different Polish-inspired adaptation successful the works, and that's with Netflix's The Witcher anime called Nightmare of the Wolf. We've got a marque caller look astatine what's up with a caller trailer and a afloat formed reveal.
Netflix shared the latest trailer of Nightmare of the Wolf on the authoritative Witcher Twitter account, which you tin spot below. Additionally, Netflix besides confirmed the formed down the mainstay characters. But first, let's instrumentality a look astatine the trailer:
As for the cast:
- Theo James arsenic Vesemir
- "Vesemir grew up arsenic a servant connected a nobleman’s estate, moving agelong days for excessively small coin. He yearns to interruption escaped of his societal lasting and to research the Continent to find his destiny."
- Lara Pulver arsenic Tetra
- "Tetra Gilcrest is simply a almighty sorceress who is descended from 1 of the Continent’s archetypal mages, and believes magic connects each things of beauty. She and her followers enactment to support bid connected the Continent by ensuring that magic is not abused."
- Mary McDonnel arsenic Lady Zerbst
- "Lady Zerbst is simply a Kaedwen noblewoman who inherited her husband’s spot connected the king’s advisory assembly aft his death. She has since risen to go 1 of the king’s astir trusted advisors, and a fierce protagonist of the witchers."
- Graham McTavis arsenic Degla
- "Deglan was raised connected the harsh, unforgiving Skellige Isles and is the hardened warrior-leader of the witchers. He is fiercely loyal to his “boys,” and committed to doing immoderate is indispensable to support them."
The anime is simply a prequel with Vesemir taking halfway stage. He's an older seasoned to the witcher bid and somewhat of a begetter fig to Geralt of Rivia. According to Netflix, the authoritative statement states: “Long earlier mentoring Geralt, Vesemir begins his ain travel arsenic a witcher aft the mysterious Deglan claims him done the Law of Surprise.”
Lauren S. Hissrich, the existent showrunner of the live-action The Witcher series, is astatine the helm arsenic showrunner and co-executive shaper connected Nightmare of the Wolf. She is joined by Kwang Han (The Boondocks, The Last Airbender) arsenic the anime's director. Writing the caller bid is Beau DeMayo, rounding retired the originative team.
The anime instrumentality volition beryllium dropping connected Netflix sooner than you mightiness think. The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf arrives connected August 23, 2021, exclusively connected the streaming platform.