As the long-awaited second season of ” The Witcher ” with Henry Cavill is being prepared, there is news for its prequel, ” The Witcher: Blood Origin .” Netflix continues to pave the way for this series and now confirmed the presence of a renowned actress, the great Michell Yeoh.
Yeoh, a renowned Chinese actress who participated in films such as ” The Legend of the Tiger and the Dragon “, joins Laurence O’Fuarain (Game of Thrones), who will play Fjall, a warrior who seeks redemption after losing his family in battle. This prequel, which is set 1200 years before the events of “The Witcher”, had in its ranks Jodie Turner-Smith in the title role, the war turned into music, Eile. Due to various conflicts, the ” Neon Demon ” star had to leave the production. Despite this important drop, the series is still on its way.
According to what was published by Netflix, Michelle Yeoh is confirmed for the role of Scían, the last of the nomadic elves.
“No one can come close to her sword art, and no one carries so much loss in her heart. When the opportunity presents itself to retrieve a stolen holy sword, snatched from her fallen tribe by nefarious means, she embarks on a deadly mission that will change. the result of the continent,” says Scían’s description for the series.
Although the series suffered the loss of Turner-Smith, it regains its strength by bringing in an actress of weight like Yeoh. Michelle is currently preparing for the arrival of her other jobs, such as the new season of ” Star Trek: Discovery ” and her start in the Marvel World with ” Shang-Chi and the legend of the Ten Rings .”
As for ” The Witcher “, the second season is expected to arrive from the last quarter of 2022, that is, between October and December of this year. However, the special event ” The WitcherCon ” will soon be presented, a unique convention for fans of the story, the games, and also the series. So it is likely that during this event we will have more news from the mother series and ” The Witcher: Blood Origin “.