‘The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf’ Sets Premiere Date, Drops Trailer

We’ve got more adventures in Netflix’s The Witcher universe on the way. The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, a new prequel film, will hit the platform on August 23, 2021.

“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…”

The animated film is written by Beau DeMayo who served as a producer on The Witcher series alongside showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich who serves as an executive producer on this animated prequel. The film was directed by Kwang Il Han in association with Korean anime creators Studio Mir, the same studio that produced The Legend of Korra, the fourth season of The BoondocksVoltron: Legendary Defender, and Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge.

Netflix continues to expand its work with Andrzej Sapkowski, author of The Witcher novels. They only recently announced the Michelle Yeoh had joined the cast of another series based on the author’s work set over a thousand years before the events of the first season of the series starring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia.

The new teaser gives us just a taste of what to expect in the upcoming animated film. Take a look at the official teaser for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf below and let us know if you’ll be watching in August!