The Witcher fans have no problem believing Netflix ignored the creator’s ideas

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The Witcher creator Andrzej Sapkowski says Netflix ignored his ideas for the TV present; pissed off fans reply by saying that a lot is apparent.

Even earlier than Season 1 debuted, a contingent of diehard Witcher fans questioned the faithfulness of the tv adaptation. Many contemplate their early considerations justified given the content material of the first three seasons.

Henry Cavill’s departure from the function of Geralt solely compounded fan frustrations, as did the Netflix sequence’ divisive third season.

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In the previous, novelist and franchise creator Andrzej Sapkowski has straddled the line when discussing the Netflix adaptation. Speaking at the Taipei International Book Exhibition earlier this 12 months, the writer reportedly said of the present – “I’ve seen higher. I’ve seen worse.” A newer interview that includes Sapkowski sees him provide some perception into his inventive involvement in the present.

The Witcher creator says Netflix by no means listened to his ideas

YouTuber Cerealkillerz interviewed Andrzej Sapkowski throughout Vienna Comic Con, asking about his influences, The Witcher books, and, after all, the ongoing tv sequence.

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Towards the finish of the interview, the YouTuber requested Sapkowski about his Witcher set go to, particularly questioning if the author shared any ideas with the Netflix crew. The novelist defined,

“Yeah, properly, the set was great, you recognize great… possibly I gave them some ideas, however they by no means take heed to me,” he laughed heartily. “They by no means take heed to me. But it’s regular, it’s regular. ‘Who’s this? It’s the author, it’s no one,‘” he added in jest. (Talk about The Witcher Netflix sequence begins round the 11:07 mark.)

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The interview made its option to The Witcher subreddit, with a thread the place some say Sapkowski’s remark about Netflix ignoring his ideas isn’t a shock.

Reads one such remark, “As may very well be anticipated, as everybody might have guessed by the terrible writing and plotlines.”

Others argue that he shouldn’t complain since opted to not be too concerned early on. Sapkowski beforehand said in a 2020 Gizmodo interview that he didn’t need to intervene with the Witcher adaptation‘s creation and by no means insisted on something specifically.

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With this in thoughts, one Redditor commented: “If he wished Netflix to observe his story he ought to’ve been extra concerned [in the] present…” 

Either method, all eyes are on how The Witcher crew will deal with Liam Hemsworth assuming the function of Geralt. But with Season 4 anticipated to start filming in 2024, the wait might show prolonged.

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