With all the talk about Netflix’s second season The witcher, you might have forgotten that there is also a limited series of prequels in the works called The Witcher: Origin of blood. Casting has already started and the latest announcement is that Irish actor Laurence O’Fuarain has been announced as Fjall.
O’Fuarain starred in the film The limit of and his previous television roles include parts in Vikings, Game of thrones, and In the badlands. He will play a character named Fjall, who we don’t know too much about other than this synopsis. tweeted via the show’s official Twitter account:
“Born into a clan of warriors sworn to protect a king, Fjall wears a deep scar inside, the death of a loved one fallen in battle trying to save him. A scar that won’t let him settle down, or make peace with himself or the world around him. In his quest for redemption, Fjall will find himself alongside the most unlikely ally as he blows his way of vengeance across a steaming continent.“
O’Fuarain casting is the second after Jodie Turner-Smith was pegged to play a warrior named Eile. The Witcher: Origin of blood takes place 1,200 years before the adventures of Geralt of Rivia. The show will consist of six episodes and was announced in June of last year. Origin of bloodFull story details are still pending, but we know it will feature the very first Witcher and shine a light on the Elven civilization that came before it. The show is run by the mainline showrunners Witcher series, Declan de Barra and Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. There is currently no news at the moment Origin of blood will be the first.
Speaking of The witcher, season 2 is also being trucking. The show has already filled roles for the characters Philippa Eilhart, Djikstra and many others. Production has encountered an issue due to some setbacks related to COVID, but seems to be going smoothly, so all that’s left is to get a premiere date.
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