Netflix goes behind the scenes in Making the Witcher
Staff Reporter | On 26, Aug 2020
Netflix is going behind the scenes of one of its biggest hits in a new documentary.
Based on the best-selling books, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.
Henry Cavill stars as Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter who 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, Yennefer (Anya Chalotra), and a young princess, Ciri (Freya Allan), with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The result was a smash hit, with more than 70 million households choosing to watch the fantasy epic in its first four weeks on the streaming service. Netflix has responded accordingly, with a second season greenlit and an order given for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, a new animated movie set in the same universe.
Now, it’s completing its line-up with a behind-the-scenes documentary, Making the Witcher, which was released today. Here’s the trailer: