The Witcher Blood Origin season 2: Will it return to Netflix?

Posted: 2022-12-25T11:00:00

Update: 2022-12-22T15:08:19

Will The Witcher: Blood Origin Season 2 be coming to Netflix? The prequel series has just been released on the streaming platform – but can we expect a second season?

The official synopsis for The Witcher: Blood Origin reads: “Every story has a beginning. Witness the continent’s untold history with The Witcher: Blood Origin, a new prequel series set in an elven world 1200 years before the events of The Witcher.

“Blood Origin will tell a story lost in time – exploring the creation of the first Witcher prototype and the events leading up to the ‘Conjunction of the Spheres’, when the worlds of monsters, men and elves merged to become one. ‘a. “

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While fans of the franchise will likely catch all four episodes this Christmas, they might be wondering: will The Witcher: Blood Origin return for Season 2?

Will The Witcher Blood Origin have a season 2?

No, The Witcher: Blood Origin is highly unlikely to return for season 2, as the series is set to be a standalone limited series – but that doesn’t mean we won’t see its story continue in some form or form. other.

During an interview with Dexerto, Dandelion actor Joey Batey, who appears on the show, teased what to expect from The Witcher season 3 on the back of Blood Origin.

“I think there’s one or two little moments in the show that, for hardcore fans, they’ll be – I hope as much as I was when I watched it – hit the air. There’s little Easter eggs that scream books,” he said.

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“There are even Easter eggs that scream games. And it’s very elegantly integrated into some of the main storylines that we explored in season 2 and in season 3… I think it’ll be worth the wait when it all comes out at once.

Speaking to Netflix, showrunner Declan de Barra spoke about the decision to make The Witcher: Blood Origin a four-part limited series, cut from its original six-episode batch.

He explained, “It felt like a two-part movie. You never want to watch a movie that says, “I love this movie. And then you start looking at your watch and saying, “Oh, please finish soon.”

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“I never wanted there to be a point where we chained the audience to having an episode. It always had to feel logical and right from a natural storytelling perspective and of course we had the advantage of not being a network show with no set rules for times or number of episodes.

“So when we were in the editing room, that [four-episode structure] that’s what happened organically, the four-episode formatting of all the footage we shot. Optimal story flow. I wanted it to be a punch in the face, so you couldn’t take your eyes off it.

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The Witcher: Blood Origin is now streaming on Netflix. You can check out our review here, and the rest of our coverage here.

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