According to a report by thenews.pl, a movie based on the Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher fantasy novels is in the works. The news was confirmed by Platige Image’s Baginski who is a creative director at the Studio and is the one who worked on the intros for The Witcher 1 and Witcher 2.
They also stated that apart from digital and animated effects, the project will involve actors but to what extent the project will be animated is not specified.
The Witcher was a series of short fantasy stories but later got adapted into a TV series, Video Games and a graphic Novel series. Though this is not the first time Withcer is being turned into a movie, back in 2001 a movie by the name of “The Hexer” (or The Witcher in English) was released in Poland.
Platige Image has worked on the special effects for major Polish productions such as Lars von Trier’s Antichrist (2009), Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing (2010) and Andrzej Wajda’s Katyn (2007).
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