WITCHERCON: Nightmare of the Wolf Date Announcement and First Look

THE WITCHER: NIGHTMARE OF THE WOLF ANIME FEATURE FILM TO PREMIERE ON NETFLIX AUGUST 23, 2021 Revealed as part of the inaugural WitcherCon, Netflix has today unveiled the release date […]

THE WITCHER: NIGHTMARE OF THE WOLF ANIME FEATURE FILM TO PREMIERE ON NETFLIX AUGUST 23, 2021

Revealed as part of the inaugural WitcherCon, Netflix has today unveiled the release date and first imagery from forthcoming The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, which will premiere on Monday August 23, 2021. The anime film tells the story of Vesemir, a swashbuckling young witcher who escaped a life of poverty to slay monsters for coin… 

Participating in a WitcherCon panel named ‘Geralt of T-Rivia’, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich – Showrunner on The Witcher and Executive Producer of The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf – gave fans a first glimpse at Vesemir, as well as the key art including the release date, for the highly anticipated anime film. 

The news follows earlier WitcherCon reveals including the release date and teaser art for the second season of The Witcher live action series, which premieres on Friday December 17, 2021

Destiny still holds surprises in store, however, so stay tuned for more exclusive news as it breaks out of WitcherCon.

Link to YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/netflix

Link to Twitch Channel:

https://www.twitch.tv/netflix

About THE WITCHER: NIGHTMARE OF THE WOLF: The world of The Witcher expands in this anime origin story: Before Geralt, there was his mentor Vesemir — 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.

Logline: 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…

Director:                                              Han Kwang Il

Screenplay:                             Beau de Mayo

Producers:                              Beau de Mayo, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich & Han Kwang Il Animation Production:            Studio MIR (The Legend of Korra and Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender)       

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