New ‘Blood Origin’ Trailer Features Surprise Appearance From ‘The Witcher’ Character

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Netflix has debuted a brand new trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin.

The second trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin is here, giving fans a fresh look at the four-part series, which hits Netflix on Christmas day. The sneak peek features a surprise appearance from Joey Batey as Jaskier, one of th lead characters of The Witcher. You can check out the Blood Origin trailer below, along with a new poster for the series.

The latest Blood Origin trailer arrives a few weeks after the news that Henry Cavill is stepping down from the role of Geralt of Rivia on The Witcher. The show’s third season hits Netflix in Summer 2023, ending Cavill’s run as Geralt. Liam Hemsworth is replacing Cavill for season four, which is expected to begin production sometime next year.

The people behind Blood Origin

Longtime The Witcher writer Declan de Barra served as showrunner and executive producer on Blood Origin. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, Tomasz Bagiński, Jarosław Sawko and Matt O’Toole were also on board as exeuctive producers.

An official synopsis from Netflix reads as follows: “Set in an elven world 1200 years before the time of Geralt, Yennefer, and Ciri, The Witcher: Blood Origin will tell a tale lost to history: the creation of the first prototype Witcher, and the events that led to the pivotal Conjunction of the Spheres, when the worlds of monsters, men, and elves merged to become one.”

The Witcher: Blood Origin also stars Lenny Henry, Mirren Mack, Nathaniel Curtis, Dylan Moran, Jacob Collins-Levy, Lizzie Annis, Huw Novelli, Francesca Mills, Amy Murray, Zach Wyatt, Aidan O’Callaghan, Karlina Grace-Paseda, Kim Adis, Sorcha Groundsell, Hebe Beardsall, Tomisin Ajani, Zachary Hart, Minnie Driver, Jordan Whitby, Mark Rowley and Daniel Boyarsky.

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Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.