Netflix has released seven character posters for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf which you can view below. The animated film is launching worldwide on the streaming service August 23, 2021.
Before Geralt, there was Vesemir — a cocky young witcher who delights in slaying monsters for coin. When a dangerous new power rises on the Continent, Vesemir learns that some witchering jobs are about more than just money…
The world of The Witcher expands in this anime origin story: Geralt’s mentor Vesemir was a swashbuckling young witcher who escaped a life of poverty to slay monsters for coin.
But when a strange new monster begins terrorizing a politically fraught kingdom, Vesemir finds himself on a frightening adventure that forces him to confront the demons of his past.
The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is written and produced by Beau DeMayo and co-produced by The Witcher showrunner and executive producer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and Studio Mir’s Kwang Il Han, who is also directing.
Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
Vesemir grew up as a servant on a nobleman’s estate, working long days for too little coin. He yearns to break free of his social standing and to explore the Continent to find his destiny.
Tetra Gilcrest is a powerful sorceress who is descended from one of the Continent’s first mages, Tetra believes magic connects all things of beauty. She and her followers work to keep peace on the Continent by ensuring that magic is not abused.
Luka is an outspoken witcher and compatriot of Vesemir’s.
Deglan was raised on the harsh, unforgiving Skellige Isles and is the hardened warrior-leader of the witchers. He is fiercely loyal to his “boys,” and committed to doing whatever is necessary to protect them.
Lady Zerbst is a Kaedwen noblewoman who is one of the king’s most trusted advisors, and a fierce supporter of the witchers.
Filavandrel (who also appeared in live action in The Witcher Season 1) is a fallen elf king and an old friend to Vesemir.
Young Vesemir grew up as a servant on a nobleman’s estate, yearning to break free of his social standing and to explore the Continent to find his destiny.