Netflix Picks Up The Witcher TV Series

By: James Glaze | May 17th, 2017

It was announced today that Netflix will develop and produce an upcoming series based on The Witcher Saga. The series will based off of author Andrzej Sapkowski novels which have inspired The Witcher game series. Sapkowski will serve as a creative consultant for the series. “I’m thrilled that Netflix will be doing an adaptation of my stories,” he explained in a press release, “staying true to the source material and the themes that I have spent over thirty years writing.”

The Polish production and visual effects company Platige Image will co-produce the show with the executive producers being Tomas Baginski and Jarek Sawko.  Baginski has directed the intro videos for all three Witcher games, and he will direct at least one episode per season of the upcoming show. No other details were given regarding a release date, amount of episodes coming, or casting.

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Source: Polygon