If publisher ‘Platige’ is to believed, Netflix is developing and producing a new show based on The Witcher, the popular novel/video game franchise from Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.
It will apparently be based on The Witcher Saga which is eight novels all set in the universe of The Witcher.
This is absolutely huge news. The Witcher has a huge following and is one of the best video game series of all times. It’s expected that it’d be sometime away considering we’re just getting the announcement now.
“Andrzej Sapkowski has created a rich and memorable world, at once magical and familiar,” said Erik Barmack, Netflix Vice President, international series. “We couldn’t be more excited about bringing Netflix members around the world.” “I’m thrilled that Netflix will be doing an adaptation of my stories, staying true to the source material and the themes that I have spent over thirty years writing,” said Sapkowski. “I’m excited about our efforts together, as well as the team assembled to shepherd these characters to life.” Andrzej Sapkowski will serve as a creative consultant on the series.