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Toss a coin to your witcher, folks, because this riveting world of fantasy grows even bigger with the upcoming animated prequel film, “The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf.” This time, fans of “The Witcher” will be treated to a look back at the storied history of the man who helped shape the monster-hunting career of Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill): his mentor, Vesemir.
Yes, “Nightmare of the Wolf” will take fans back in time to the era when young Vesemir has become a successful witcher in order to escape poverty. Vesemir is content to kill beasts for coin and glory until a strange new monster begins to terrorize the kingdom, and our hero has to face his own troubled past to persevere on his quest.
Before the film arrives to expand the Witcher universe on Monday, August 23, here’s a look at what else you should know about “The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf.”