EXCLUSIVE: Jodie Turner-Smith has departed Netflix’s six-part, live-action restricted collection The Witcher: Blood Origin. She was to play a lead, Éile, within the prequel to the streamer’s hit collection The Witcher.
“Attributable to a change within the manufacturing schedule for The Witcher: Blood Origin restricted collection, sadly Jodie Turner-Smith will now not be capable to proceed on within the position of Éile,” a Netflix spokesperson stated in a press release to Deadline.
I hear the beginning of manufacturing for The Witcher: Blood Origin was pushed barely, making a scheduling battle for the in-demand British actress.
Set in an elven world 1,200 years earlier than the world of The Witcher, Blood Origin will inform a narrative misplaced to time – the creation of the primary prototype Witcher, and the occasions that result in the pivotal “conjunction of the spheres,” when the worlds of monsters, males, and elves merged to develop into one.
The position of Éile, which can now be recast, is an elite warrior blessed with the voice of a goddess, who has left her clan and place as Queen’s guardian to comply with her coronary heart as a nomadic musician. A grand depending on the continent forces her to return to the way in which of the blade in her quest for vengeance and redemption.
Declan de Barra serves as government producer and showrunner of The Witcher: Blood Origin. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, creator of The Witcher mothership collection, government produces. Andrzej Sapkowski, writer of The Witcher ebook collection the Netflix present is predicated on, serves as artistic guide. Jason Brown and Sean Daniel from Hivemind, and Tomek Baginski and Jarek Sawko from Platige Movies are all government producers.
Subsequent up, Turner-Smith could be seen in A24’s After Yang reverse Colin Farrell in addition to Amazon’s With out Regret, reverse Michael B. Jordan. Each movies are set for launch in 2021. Turner-Smith may even star as ‘Anne Boleyn’ in a three-part mini-series for the U.Ok. broadcaster, Channel 5.