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The Witcher, Castlevania, Splinter Cell & More Geeked Week Updates

Netflix’s five-day virtual Geeked Week concluded on Friday with news and first looks at their game-related slate, including such titles as Arcane, Castlevania, The Cuphead Show!, Resident Evil, Splinter Cell, The Witcher and more!

Netflix Geeked’s first-ever Geeked Week was a virtual fan-facing event revealing first looks and celebrating all things genre entertainment at the streaming service.

The Witcher, Castlevania, Splinter Cell & More Geeked Week Updates

ARCANE

Check out new images and a first-look clip from the Arcane animated series set in the world of League of Legends, one of the most popular games in the world. Arcane will be released on Netflix in the fall of 2021.

Riot Games also released the first-ever Q&A with Arcane co-creators Christian Linke and Alex Yee, where they speak directly to players in a League of Legends-style developer diary video about what went into making the show and a little bit on what they can expect to see.

THE CUPHEAD SHOW!

Cuphead fan Wayne Brady introduced an exclusive new teaser for the game-turned-series and announced some exciting casting news!

CASTLEVANIA

The Castlevania universe is expanding! Netflix today announced a new series centered around Richter Belmont that is set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.

CAPTAIN LASERHAWK

Executive producer Adi Shankar and animation studio Bobbypills gave a first look at the original anime Captain Laserhawk, A Blood Dragon Remix, featuring alter egos of Ubisoft characters in a highly-referenced homage to the early ’90s.

Captain Laserhawk, A Blood Dragon Remix

SPLINTER CELL

Discover the first image from the upcoming show based on Tom Clancy’s series of stealth video games and helmed by John Wick writer Derek Kolstad.

Splinter Cell

FAR CRY

Check out the announcement of this new anime adaptation of the Far Cry series, best known for its memorable villains.

Far Cry

STRANGER THINGS

Following yesterday’s game announcement, Netflix revealed brand-new gameplay footage from the SMITE x Stranger Things crossover.

THE WITCHER

Check out the first for The Witcher Season 2 and see if you can decipher the hidden message within…

CD PROJEKT RED and Netflix today also announced the virtual fan event WitcherCon, unveiling the date and first details of their global online celebration of The Witcher franchise. The companies are coming together to present the first ever multi-format event dedicated to The Witcher universe.

Taking place on Friday July 9th 2021, WitcherCon is an epic event for Witcher fans old and new, bringing together the worlds of The Witcher video games and the TV series. It will feature the following:

WitcherCon Featuring The Witcher games and series
  • A variety of entertaining and interactive panels spotlighting the people who brought The Witcher to life in-game and on-screen.
  • Breaking news, exclusive behind the scenes and never-before-seen reveals from across The Witcher franchise.
  • Intimate looks into the creativity and production behind CD PROJEKT RED’s games, including the upcoming mobile game The Witcher: Monster Slayer, comic books and fan gear, and Netflix’s live-action series The Witcher, plus merchandise, as well as the anime film Nightmare of the Wolf.
  • Expert explorations into the lore, legends, monsters and origins of the Continent.

Available on both Twitch and YouTube, WitcherCon will first air on July 9th at 7:00 PM CEST. Fans will be able to watch WitcherCon across two separate streams, with each one containing exclusive content. The second stream, which also airs on Twitch and YouTube, will begin at 03:00 AM CEST on July 10th.

Resident Evil and The Witcher

RESIDENT EVIL

Netflix announced the cast of the anticipated live-action, scripted Resident Evil series, which will tell a brand-new story building on Capcom’s legendary video game franchise.

The eight-episode series is set nearly three decades after the discovery of the T-virus when an outbreak reveals the Umbrella Corporation’s dark secrets.

Resident Evil and The Witcher

Starring are Lance Reddick as Albert Wesker, Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Adeline Rudolph, and Paola Nuñez.

Andrew Dabb (Supernatural) is the showrunner, executive producer and writer. Mary Leah Sutton is executive producing and writing. The executive producers also include Robert Kulzer and Oliver Berben of Constantin Film.


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