Following the success of The Witcher, Netflix has announced The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, an animated movie from the show’s team.
After being listed on the Writers Guild of America recently, Netflix has confirmed that The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is in development.
The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is an animated film set in the world of the Witcher. The movie will be developed by The Witcher‘s Lauren Hissrich and Beau De Mayo and Studio Mir, the studio that brought you The Legend of Korra.
The rumors are true, a new Witcher story is in the works! The anime film, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, will take us back to a new threat facing the Continent. Brought to you by the Witcher team @LHissrich and @BeauDeMayo, and Studio Mir the studio behind Legend of Korra.
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) January 22, 2020
Season one of the Witcher launched last month and is on track to be the biggest season one series ever. With all the sucess the show has been getting, season two has started production this month for a 2021 release. In addition to the show, Netflix has also announced an official Witcher podcast which will feature cast and crew from the show.
The Witcher is based off an Polish fantasy series from Andrej Sapokowski. Following the show’s success, publisher Orbit Books has announced they’ll be reprinting 500,000 copies of the eight book series in order to meet demand.
#Witcher fans, we have heard you loud and clear! We’re printing *more than half a million books* to meet demand for Andrzej Sapkowski’s New York Times-bestselling series!
— Orbit Books (@orbitbooks) January 14, 2020
Season one of The Witcher is available to stream on Netflix now. If you’re looking for more Witcher in your life, you can check out The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. As more news comes out about the Witcher, we’ll be sure to let you know.