Netflix have confirmed that production is underway on a television series based on The Witcher.
The series will be taking its inspiration from the series of books written by Andrzej Sapkowski. The developer of the game series, CD Projekt Red are not taking part in the project but have stated “We wish this project all the best,” They continued “and are looking forward to watching the series on Netflix!” (Via Eurogamer)
Andrzej Sapkowski will be creative consultant on the series, “I’m thrilled that Netflix will be doing an adaptation of my stories,” he stated in a recent press release. He continued; “[the show is] staying true to the source material and themes that I have spent over 30 years writing. I’m excited about our efforts together as well as the team assembled to shepherd these characters to life.”
Platige Image, the animation company behind the show, officially announced that the production on the TV series has started via twitter. You can view the tweet below.
— Platige Image (@PlatigeImage) May 17, 2017