It’s being reported that former James Bond actor, Pierce Brosnan has been offered a role in the upcoming The Witcher prequel series.
According to the outlet’s source, Brosnan has been offered the lead role in The Witcher: Blood Origin.
It would be a brilliant casting.
We reached out to our sources close to Netflix and they’ve been able to corroborate this story.
It also sounds like this prequel series is going to start filming later this summer.
It’ll be a limited series and will be set 1200 years before Geralt of Rivia.
Here’s the limited series’ official plot synopsis:
1200 years before Geralt of Rivia, the worlds of monsters, men and elves merged into one, and the first Witcher came to be.
Now, who will Pierce Brosnan actually be playing in this series?
Honestly, your guess is as good as mine.
Looks like Pierce Brosnan might be in The Witcher’s prequel series
Here’s what Giant Freakin Robot had to say about this rumoured casting news:
Right now, our trusted and proven source says that (…) Pierce Brosnan has been offered a lead role in the prequel.
This news comes after it was revealed that Brosnan will be playing Kent Nelson, aka Doctor Fate in Black Adam.
Hopefully, this means we’ll start to see the actor in bigger productions again because he’s been missed.
However, Brosnan did open up about the sorts of roles he’s been offered of late during a recent interview with The Guardian.
I am a man of 67 years now and the parts that will come to me will be the parts of the elder, the parts of the comedic turn.
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Are you looking forward to potentially seeing Pierce Brosnan in The Witcher: Blood Origin?
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