Something witchy this way comes to Netflix!
The streaming service has ordered a new series based on the Polish book saga "The Witcher." The fantasy drama would adapt the eight novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, which follow "witchers," or hunters who develop supernatural abilities at a young age to battle monsters.
The book series inspired a popular video games produced by CD Projekt Red, which Sapkowski does not profit from. He will, however, serve as a creative consultant on the series.
In a statement, the author said, ""I'm thrilled that Netflix will be doing an adaptation of my stories, staying true to the source material and the themes that I have spent over 30 years writing. I'm excited about our efforts together, as well as the team assembled to shepherd these characters to life."
It's unclear if the series will focus on the witcher Geralt of Rivera, a main character from the books. Executive producers Sean Daniel and Jason Brown ("The Expanse") said, "'The Witcher' stories follow an unconventional family that comes together to fight for truth in a dangerous world. The characters are original, funny and constantly surprising and we can't wait to bring them to life at Netflix, the perfect home for innovative storytelling."