By Netflix The Witcher: Origin of Blood was panned by fans after the limited series premiered.
The Witcher: Origin of Blood has received a plethora of one-star reviews since its release on Netflix. Although the miniseries holds an average score of 38% on the Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer, Origins of blood it sinks even lower with an 8% audience rating. Many reviewers cite the dialogue and the lack of Henry Cavill, who plays Geralt of Rivia in The sorcerer, as a reason for the low scores. However, other fans criticized the series as a bad adaptation of author Andrzej Sapkowski The sorcerer novels.
According to the critical consensus: “A cursory excavation of ancient lore from Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy series, Origin of blood shares ancestral DNA with The sorcerer but little of what makes the mothership series memorable.” This is in line with early reviews of Origin of blood, with many critics agreeing that the series was rushed and underwhelming. CBR review by Origin of blood said the series “deviates from its source material and is unable to offer much substance or justify its existence, despite the best efforts of a talented cast.”
The Witcher: Blood Origin fails with critics and fans
Set 1,200 years before the events of The sorcererof Netflix Origin of blood depicts the creation of the first witcher and the events leading up to the Conjunction of the Spheres. In a recent interview, showrunner Declan de Barra stated that the goal of him with Origin of blood was to create a story worthy of Sapkowski’s original novels. “It’s wonderful and terrifying at the same time,” he said, “because you want to pay homage to the books and the lore and please all those fans, but you also want to make a whole story that exists, that would be worthy of a Sapkowski book, who lives in television and is autonomous”.
Origins of blood It’s not the first time fans have expressed their frustration with Netflix over its adaptation of The sorcerer. In November, fans of the series started a petition to keep Cavill in the role of Geralt of Rivia after the star announced his departure from The sorcerer after season 3. Cavill has not given a reason for his departure and will be replaced in the role of Geralt by Liam Hemsworth.
The sorcerer He has reportedly begun development on both Season 4 and Season 5, which will be filmed back-to-back. Following Cavill’s announcement, fans alike expressed their disappointment with this news by asking Netflix to cancel instead. The sorcerer after the third season instead of replacing the lead actor. Details regarding the third season of The sorcerer are scarce, although the next installment will reportedly adapt the plots and characters of Sapkowski’s novel, Time of contempt.
The sorcerer Season 3 will be released in the summer of 2023. Origin of blood is now available to stream on Netflix.
Source: Rotten Tomatoes