The Witcher is now set to be an animated movie too

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Not only is Netflix working on season two of The Witcher, but it has movie plans too.

Netflix’s not-cheap television series The Witcher, based on the hugely successful videogame series, as reportedly a massive ratings success for the streaming giant over Christmas. Netflix has revealed that the show was watched by 76 million households in its first month on its service.

It clearly wants to carry on in The Witcher business too, and news has now broken that it’s also working on an animated movie for its service.

The Witcher: Nightmare Of The Wolf will being penned by Beau DeMayo, although it’s believed to be in the early stages. The immediate priority for Netflix is to get Henry Cavill and co for the second series of the show, that’s due in 2021.

But after that? That’s likely to be when the animated movie arrives. A synopsis has been released thus far, which simply reads “The world of The Witcher expands in this anime film that explores a powerful new threat facing The Continent”.

More on this as we hear it.

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