Monday, November 09, 2020

"The Witcher" Cursed by the 'Plague Maiden'

Production has stopped in the UK, at Arborfield Studios, west of London, on Season Two of the sword 'n sorcery TV series "The Witcher", starring actor Henry Cavill as a 'monster hunter', after numerous 'Covid-19' tests turned up positive:

" 'The Witcher' universe, when plague ravages a region, the spirit of a 'plague maiden' will walk its lands, as a ghost resembling an ill woman whose flesh rots off her bones and in whose wake crawls a cavalcade of rats. No one knows whether this spirit brings the pox with her or is merely drawn to it like a moth to a light..."

Season Two of the "The Witcher", streaming on Netflix, is produced by Lauren Schmidt, based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski, and subsequent video games, exploring the legend of 'Geralt of Rivia' and 'Princess 'Ciri', co-starring Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra.

"...convinced the life of 'Yennefer' was lost at the 'Battle of Sodden', Geralt of Rivia (Cavill) brings 'Princess Cirilla' to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of 'Kaer Morhen'. 

"While the 'Continent' kings, elves, humans and demons strive for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses inside..." 

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