Netflix has unveiled an exciting casting announcement for prequel The Witcher: Blood Origin, with Michelle Yeoh lined up to play the role of Scían in the upcoming series.
The character description is as follows: “Scían is the very last of her nomadic tribe of sword-elves. No one can come close to her artistry with the blade, and no one carries as much loss within their heart. When a chance presents itself to retrieve a stolen sacred sword, taken from her fallen tribe by nefarious means, she launches herself into a deadly quest that will change the outcome of the Continent.”
Yeoh joins Laurence O’Fuarain in the cast, who will star in the role of Fjall: Born into a clan of warriors sworn to protect a King, Fjall carries a deep scar within, the death of a loved one who fell in battle trying to save him. A scar that won’t let him settle, or make peace with himself or the world around him. In his quest for redemption, Fjall will find himself fighting beside the most unlikely of allies as he carves a path of vengeance across a continent in turmoil..
Set in an elven world 1200 years before the world of The Witcher, Blood Origin will tell a story lost to time – the creation of the first prototype Witcher, and the events that lead to the pivotal “conjunction of the spheres,” when the worlds of monsters, men, and elves merged to become one.
Blood Origin will be a six part, live-action limited series, and a prequel to the hit Netflix series.
With an absolutely magical career in the film industry, she’s still flying our 🇲🇾 flag high. Dato’ Michelle Yeoh has been cast in the role of Scían in the upcoming series, The Witcher: Blood Origin 🎉— Netflix Malaysia (@NetflixMY) July 6, 2021
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