Author and creator of The Witcher, Andrjez Sapkowski hasn’t seen a single second of Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the sequence, however he did see the present’s new trailer, and was clearly left very impressed. During a new interview on the Lucca Comics & Games competition, Sapkowski revealed that he turned down the chance to see the present’s pilot episode as a result of he fairly be stunned, however he did see the brand new trailer, and in keeping with the writer, if the present is nearly as good because the trailer, it is going to be a “masterpiece.”
“Yesterday I witnessed for the primary time the screening of the trailer of The Witcher sequence, along with the followers.” mentioned Sapkowski whereas talking to Wired. “I didn’t even see the pilot episode because I like being surprised. But I can say one thing: if the series will be as beautiful as the trailer, we will have a masterpiece.”
Elsewhere within the interview, Sapkowski revealed that Netflix paid him a wholesome amount of cash to be a guide on the sequence in the course of the writing stage, however this was his solely involvement, partially as a result of he has no concept how one can take the books and switch them into a TV sequence.
“I worked as a consultant for the series, in the initial phase of writing the story, and I was very well paid to do it,’ said the Polish author. “But I used to be not concerned within the precise manufacturing, within the casting or within the capturing, and after I see the pictures from the set, or the trailer, I’m all the time amazed. Everyone asks me how I think about Geralt and the others, or the setting of the books, even in comparison with what seems within the sequence or in video video games. The fact is that I don’t visualize the characters and the scenes I write, I don’t have a picture of their very own in thoughts. All I do is put one letter after one other till I’ve crammed a web page. I do not know how they need to seem on display screen.”
The Witcher is ready to launch later this 12 months on December 20 through Netflix and Netflix solely. For extra information, rumors, leaks, media, and knowledge on the upcoming present, make sure you peep all of our earlier and intensive protection of the title by clicking proper right here. Meanwhile, as all the time, be happy to go away a remark or two letting us know what you assume or, alternatively, hit me up on Twitter @Tyler_Fischer_ and let me know over there.