At the last Comic-Con, visitors were shown the first trailer for the Witcher series from Netflix.
What is known
From a two-minute video, viewers learned what to expect.in the first season. So, in the series we will see the life of Geralt, his acquaintance with Ciri, as well as the early years of Jennifer, when she had not yet changed her appearance. Note that in the trailer flashed frames, directly referring to the episodes from the books, so that fans of the saga may be satisfied with the plot.
The creators of the series also fork out for details about the first season. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the showrunner of the show, Lauren Hissrich, said that the audience was in for a "direct adaptation of the book."
"We do not adapt for a video game, it is a directadaptation of books ... In the book saga there are many epic moments with which everything begins. Short stories provided the basis for building peace, laying the foundation for the Continent, its policies, and giving an understanding of the people who live there. This was the center of attention in the first season, ”Hissrich said.
Showrnerner also confirmed that the audience is waiting for an adult story in which sex or murder will not only be a shocking fact.
“This is a very mature show. I will add that it was important for me that any violence or sex moved the story, not just shocked. I think that the audience is really savvy and knows when we do something to just shock them, and when it really moves the story, ”the show runner added.
Hysrich also intrigued readers with details aboutlocal villains. According to the scriptwriter, there will be no villain in the series. At the same time, characters will appear on the screen, which may change by the end of the series or season.
"Characters who empathize at first, inend may be different. And those heroes whom you hate and consider evil, are driven by something very clear, both human and emotional ... I think in the end you will feel sympathy for the characters you did not expect to experience it, ”Hysrich said.