Netflix debuts the teaser trailer for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, an anime spin-off film from the Henry Cavill-led dream series. The dream franchise is based on a series of novels and short stories from Polish creator Andrzej Sapkowski and centers on Geralt of Rivia, one of the remainder of the nominal gathering of beast hunters who develop supernatural abilities at a youthful age to battle wild beasts and monsters. The Witcher property initially gained steam in the U.S. with the set of three of video games from Polish developer and publisher CD Projekt Red, which has sold over 50 million copies as of May 2020.
Nearly two weeks after the finish of WitcherCon, Netflix has unveiled the primary teaser trailer for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. Moving concentrate away from Geralt, the anime film will put the focus on fan-favorite Witcher, Vesemir, and his history, with the video offering a glimpse at his cockier behavior and battling abilities. Check out the exciting teaser below:
Having kept many details under wraps about the project, the main teaser for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf comes at an exciting time for enthusiasts of the franchise. As well as at long last getting a glimpse at the history for Geralt’s mentor, Netflix has revealed the cast for the film to be led by Castlevania alum Theo James as Vesemir, Da Vinci’s Demons’ Lara Pulver as Tetra, Outlander’s Graham McTavish as Deglan and Major Crimes’ Mary McDonnell as Lady Zerbst. However some might be somewhat confused at the decision to give James a role as Vesemir over Kim Bodnia, who is set to appear as the character in The Witcher season 2, this really functions as a nice tie-in for the series as James delivered a vocal cameo for the role in the season 1 finale, “Considerably More.”
Aside from the ensemble cast, the primary teaser for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf offers a nice gander at the gorgeous anime-style visuals in plain view in the film. Korean liveliness Studio Mir has delivered plenty of exciting work since dispatching a decade prior between The Legend of Korra to Netflix’s own Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts. However some might be eager to see Cavill’s Geralt return to the screen in December, fans can basically anticipate The Witcher franchise’s return when the film hits Netflix on August 23.