Netflix has just released a brand new trailer for their upcoming animated film “The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf”. The spin-off will arrive on August 23rd from Studio Mir (“Legend of Korra”) and ‘will take us back to a new threat facing the Continent’ as well telling the origin story of Geralt’s mentor Vesemir. Lauren Hissrich and Beau DeMayo, who worked on the live-action series for Netflix, also worked on the animated version.
The cast includes:
Theo James (Castlevania, Divergent) voices Vesemir
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.
Lara Pulver (Dota: Dragon’s Blood, Sherlock) voices Tetra
Tetra Gilcrest is a powerful sorceress who is descended from one of the Continent’s first mages, and 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.
Graham McTavish (Castlevania, Outlander) voices Deglan
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 inherited her husband’s seat on the king’s advisory council after his death. She has since risen to become one of the king’s most trusted advisors, and a fierce supporter of the witchers.
The Witcher is based on the best-selling fantasy series of the same name is an epic tale of fate and family. 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.
Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel”, “Justice League”) plays the lead role of Geralt alongside the pivotal role of Ciri, Princess of Cintra, who is played by Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds, Into The Badlands). It is unknown whether or not the cast will reprise theor roles for the voice parts in the animated film.