The Witcher: Blood Origin Is all set to be released on Netflix on December 25th, 2022, and here we’re with the Top 10 TV Shows Like the series.
2022 is the watershed year for spin-off prequels of hit television series. After the much talked about version of a familiar character in ‘The Rings of Power’ set thousands of years before the events of ‘Lord of the Rings and the incurable acceptance of what probably was the most awaited series of the year- ‘House of the Dragon‘, prequel to HBO’s celebrated epic fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones, another spin-off prequel is coming this year which will take us back 1200 years before monster hunter Geralt embarks upon the journey of finding a place in the world full of wicked people.
The upcoming fantasy miniseries is named ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and Declan de Barra have created the series adapting it from Andrzej Sapkowski’s ‘The Witcher book series.
The plot will follow the ancient civilization of Elves before their demise and especially seven outcasts of the elf world uniting themselves for a quest to defeat a seemingly unconquerable power. The series will also delve into the creation of the first Witcher and the events that will lead to the “Conjunction of the Spheres”.
Sophia Brown, Michelle Yeoh, Minnie Driver, Laurence O’Fuarain, Lenny Henry, Mirren Mack, Nathaniel Curtis, and Dylan Moran will be starring in the upcoming miniseries. It will be consisting of four episodes and will premiere on Netflix on December 25, 2022.
Following is the list of all the television series that you can watch if you are waiting for the prequel to premiere.
Top 10 TV Shows Like ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’:
The Witcher- Number of Seasons: 2
The Witcher is the original series of which the above is the prequel. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich created this fantasy series that is set on The Continent, a fictional medieval-inspired landmass.
Geralt of Rivia, Princess Ciri, and Yennefer of Vengerberg are the protagonists of the series. Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and Anya Chalotra are the main cast members. It premiered on December 20 in 2021.
Shadow and Bone- Number of Seasons: 1
Shadow and Bone is Netflix’s fantasy tv series adapted from Leigh Bardugo’s fictional Grishaverse from her young adult book trilogy of ‘Shadow and Bone and book duology of ‘Six of Crows’. The people of Grishaverse use magic but refer to that as “The Small Science”.
Alina Starkov, an orphan living in Ravka, a nation of the Grishaverse, is the central character of the plot who is destined to destroy the darkness prevailing there. Jessie Mei Li portrayed Alina Starkov in the series.
The first season premiered on April 23, 2021, with the second season already filmed.
His Dark Materials- Number of Seasons: 2
His Dark Materials is a fantasy tv series of BBC One and HBO adapted from Phillip Pullman’s same-named trilogy. Dafne Keen portrayed the central protagonist Lyra. It was released on November 3, 2019.
The Wheel of Time- Number of Seasons: 1
The Wheel of Time epic fantasy series is based on Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson’s same-named novel series. The plot follows a powerful fictional women’s organization with magical power. It stars Rosamund Pike as the central character. The series premiered on November 19, 2021, on Amazon Prime Video.
Warrior Nun- Number of Seasons: 2
Simon Barry created this fantasy series that follows Ben Dunn’s fictional character the Warrior Nun Areala from his same-named book. In the series, the name of that character is Ava Silva, played by Alba Baptista. The series premiered on July 2, 2020.
Cursed- Number of Seasons: 1
The Cursed fantasy series is adapted from the same named illustrated novel of Tom Wheeler and Frank Miller. The plot serves as a re-imagination of the Arthurian legend. The series premiered on July 17, 2020, on Netflix.
The Shannara Chronicles- Number of Seasons: 2
Miles Millar and Alfred Gough created this fantasy series adapted from Terry Brooks’ fantasy novel trilogy ‘The Sword of Shannara’.
The plot revolves around three heroes’ efforts to protect an ancient tree so that banished demons cannot escape into the open world. The series ran from January 5, 2016, to November 22, 2017.
The Nevers- Number of Seasons: 1
Joss Whedon created the sci-fi drama series that revolves around a group of Victorians with unusual abilities after an alien invasion and a mission of changing the world. The series premiered on April 11, 2021, on HBO.
Shadowhunters- Number of Seasons: 3
Shadowhunters is the supernatural drama series adapted from Cassandra Clare’s book series called ‘The Mortal Instruments. The plot revolves around the eighteenth year’s old girl Clary Fray discovering her real identity as demon hunting human-angel hybrid.
Katherine McNamara played the role of Clary in the series. It ran from January 12, 2016, to May 6, 2019.
The Midnight Club- Number of Seasons: 1
The Midnight Club horror mystery thriller series is about eight young adults who are terminally ill and meet at night to tell scary stories to each other. The series premiered on October 7, 2022, on Netflix.