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Are you familiar with Ciri and Geralt? Did you read the books and their journey through building worlds and providing background for the video game The Witcher? If you did, you’d find tons of background knowledge for the video games. Now this knowledge that you’d find wouldn’t give anything away when it comes to giving “answers” to the game, these books just give you the insight of what is going on before hand. Pretty cool, right? Even cooler than that? The news below!
Word has gotten out that Netflix will pick up the series written by Andrzej Sapkowski; They will develop and produce the saga based on the books. These books are wildly popular as are the games inspired by the books. These books were originally written in Polish by Andrzej, but the series on Netflix will be in English.
Incase you don’t know or maybe you were just wondering, the series will follow Ciri and Geralt, an unconventional family as they battle the new world. We will see all of these characters in their natural habitat, we will learn their personalities and get to know them and their personal lives. There will be tons of real life issues and controversy hidden in the ultra fantasy life.
Fun fact about this master piece? It’s been written in over 20 translations so that the majority of people can enjoy the books. These books are nothing to sneeze at, there are two short stories to follow and five novels to read. You can check them out below!
The books (in order) include:
What is Andrzej Sapkowski Saying?
The writer is thrilled that Netflix is picking up his series. Any writer will tell you that they’ve spent countless hours writing, editing, and re-writing their material and content. Sapkowski says, “I’m thrilled that Netflix will be doing an adaptation of my stories,” he explained in a press release hosted by Platige Image, “staying true to the source material and the themes that I have spent over thirty years writing.”
So not only is Netflix picking up the series, they will stay on task to writing each screen play as they are written in the books. How cool will it be to see these books literally come alive?
Wouldn’t you be thrilled to know that after thirty years of hard work, dedication, and time, your work is being recognized? It’s an amazing feeling to have your life’s work put into a screen play. You’ll have to stay tuned for when the series will be out on Netflix and don’t forget to check back for all updates here on Netflix Update!
Which part are you most excited about when it comes to The Witcher coming to Netflix? Let us know!