AFTER a decade, a brand new addition to The Witcher sequence is being written. Andrej Sapkowski, writer of the The Witcher books that impressed the sport sequence by CD Projekt Purple and a Netflix sequence, lately confirmed that he’s engaged on an addition to the prevailing novels on the Ukrainian podcast Improbable Discuss(s).
“I by no means say this stuff to you since you by no means know. Possibly I’ll do one thing, possibly I received’t. And up to now, once I mentioned that I’d write one thing, after which I didn’t write it, individuals complained as if I had deceived them and as if I had lied,” Sapkowski allegedly mentioned, with the interview being translated by The Witcher fan website, Redanian Intelligence.
“That’s why I don’t like to speak about what I’m doing till I end doing it. As a result of till I end it, I don’t assume it exists. However since I all the time make exceptions for Ukrainians, I’ll do it this time too,” he continued, revealing that he’s “fairly diligently” engaged on the brand new ebook.
“It might take a 12 months, however now not”.
Happening with the ship
In associated information, and in what’s one more second from The Simpsons dropped at actual life, an government producer on Netflix’s The Witcher has chimed in on the sequence’ low viewership and simplified politics.
Principally The Simpsons’s “Am I So Out Of Contact?” meme dropped at life, Tomek Baginski has laid the blame squarely on American audiences in a current interview with Polish information website Wyborcza, which was then translated by Redanian Intelligence.
“When a sequence is made for an enormous mass of viewers with totally different experiences, from totally different elements of the world, and a big a part of them are Individuals, these simplifications not solely make sense, they’re mandatory,” Baginski says within the interview.
Trying to justify the Netflix sequence’ oversimplification of the plot and expansive geopolitics from Sapkowski’s books, Baginski says that it needed to be executed as a result of “when a sequence is made for an enormous mass of viewers, with totally different experiences, from totally different elements of the world, and a big a part of them are Individuals, these simplifications not solely make sense, they’re mandatory”.
He additionally mentioned that these simplifications have been simply as arduous for the writers, however the “dumbing down” of every little thing was mandatory, as it could permit the present to succeed in an even bigger viewers.
A part of the net discourse among the many followers after Henry Cavill was introduced to be leaving the sequence’ lead position, with Liam Hemsworth changing him, was hypothesis that Cavill, a longtime fan of Sapkowski’s ebook, didn’t just like the route of the Netflix sequence.
A blame recreation
In the direction of the top of 2021, in a distinct interview, Baginski blamed The Witcher’s second season’s low viewership on the youthful viewers that frequent websites comparable to Youtube and TikTok for having quick consideration spans.
In a roundabout manner, Netflix’s The Witcher was dumbed down as a result of most Individuals wouldn’t perceive the complexity, youthful audiences have the eye span of a goldfish, and in order that the present can attain the utmost variety of audiences.
However now that the present is failing for these precise causes, a producer is blaming the target market as an alternative.
As the complete third season is lastly accessible on Netflix, one can solely think about the blame recreation persevering with till Hemsworth steps into the boots as soon as worn by Cavill for the fourth season.