MOVIE NEWS – Michelle Yeoh – also from Star Trek Discovery – will play an elf named Scian who is “an artist with a sword.”
This week is very important for fans of The Witcher universe, as many new things will be revealed for the future at the WitcherCon event. Some have already been advanced. We cannot forget that The Witcher: Blood Origin, a new Netflix series that will act as a prequel to the one starring Henry Cavill, is in production. Precisely, we are going to talk to you about her, since a new member of the cast has been unveiled.
After last April we learned about the loss of the cast of actress Jodie Turner-Smith due to scheduling problems, we had not heard any news about the series. But the official account has announced that Michelle Yeoh, who may sound familiar to you for her role in series like Star Trek: Discovery, Crazy Rich Asians, joins the team.
The Witcher: Blood Origin has cast Michelle Yeoh as Scían. The very last of her nomadic tribe of sword-elves, she is an artist with the blade, on a deadly quest that will change the fate of the Continent. pic.twitter.com/yKyvezUy46
— The Witcher (@witchernetflix) July 6, 2021
She will play an elf named Scian, who is described as “an artist with the sword” whose mission will be to change the fate of the continent where the events of the new production based on the work of Andrzej Sapkowski take place.
“In an elven world, 1200 years before Geralt of Rivia, the worlds of monsters, men and elves merge into one. And the first sorcerer appears.” This is the main synopsis of the spin-off titled The Witcher: Blood Origin. It will be a six-episode miniseries and will feature Declan de Barra (Iron Fist) as showrunner. Before the second season of The Witcher will be released.