Writer and producer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (“Daredevil,” “Power,” “The Defenders”) has been brought onboard to pen Netflix’s upcoming series adaptation of the fantasy saga “The Witcher”.
Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski penned the novels which chronicle monster hunters that develop supernatural abilities at a young age to battle deadly beasts. The eight books series ran from 1993 to 2013 and have been adapted to comics, games and TV before.
However the franchise is best known for the trilogy of highly acclaimed role-playing video games based on the property by CD Projekt Red. Hissrich will serve as showrunner and executive producer of the new series with Sean Daniel, Tomek Baginski and Jarek Sawko also executive producing.