‘The Witcher’ Saga Coming to Netflix as TV Series

Witcher Saga
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Netflix is bringing popular fantasy series “The Witcher” to life.

On Wednesday, the streaming company said it was developing and producing a new drama series based on the novels from polish author Andrzej Sapkowski.

Sapkowski’s eight novels and story collections, which spawned a major video game franchise, center on “witchers” — hunters who develop supernatural abilities at a young age to battle deadly monsters.

“We couldn’t be more excited about bringing The Witcher saga to Netflix members around the world,” said Erik Barmack, Netflix Vice President, international series.

Sean Daniel will exec produce through his banner along with his Sean Daniel Company partner Jason Brown. Tomek Baginski and Jarek Sawko of Platige Image will also exec produce.

“The Witcher stories follow an unconventional family that comes together to fight for truth in a dangerous world,” said Sean Daniel and Jason Brown. “The characters are original, funny and constantly surprising and we can’t wait to bring them to life at Netflix, the perfect home for innovative storytelling.”

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  1. Bolo says:

    Can’t wait! Geralt attack!

  2. lukeaaron17 says:

    I just want to know how this series is supposed to work in relation to the Witcher movie that is also in production.

  3. Letho says:

    Better not be politically correct nonsense. Make it close like the video game!

  4. SO EXCITED!!! I am only sorry I don’t get to work on it :/

  5. Sounds an awful lot like “Grimm”

  6. George Lewis says:

    Doesn’t interest me. Netflix upcoming series that sound interesting are LOST IN SPACE and ALTERED CARBON.

  7. Mark says:

    The Witcher without the Polish language will be not true Witcher

  8. Exciting! I’m hoping they follow the books (and the third game) and emphasize the Geralt, Yennefer and Ciri relationship (and not the Triss mess that the first two games indulged in).

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