A hint about the new movie, Netflix’s third original Polish production, came from actor Nikodem Rozbicki’s Instastory after he posted a photo of a coffee machine labelled ‘only for Netflix crew’.
In an interview with PAP Life executive producer Tomasz Bagiński hinted that the second season could also include some Polish names saying: “Unfortunately, I cannot give any names yet, not even nationalities, beyond what has already been announced. But this is just the first announcement. There are more roles in the second season...”
TFN explores the legend of a vampire that terrorised a village in the shadow of Castle Książ over 300 years ago.
The Edinburgh bar released a teaser video on social media featuring symbols from the video game with the caption “Toss a coin for another sneak peek! Blood, Wine & Monsters” and hashtags including #comingsoon and #witcher, prompting a wave of excitement among fans.
Following several years of dispute, last year Andrzej Sapkowski, who had originally agreed to a one-off payment from the games developer, demanded around 60 million PLN after the huge success of the third instalment. The author had said that didn’t believe the first Witcher game would even make a profit but the series has sold over 40 million units worldwide with the third instalment shipping 20 million units alone.
The epic fantasy tale following the adventures of monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, is an early Christmas treat for both the genre’s fans and the saga’s cult following, says TFN’s Joanna Jasińska.
Poland's Foreign Ministry, on its Twitter account on Thursday, thanked Netflix Polska for the quick reaction on its documentary series about a notorious guard at the Nazi-German Treblinka death camp.
In a statement, the network said it would “make it clearer that the extermination and concentration camps in Poland were built and operated by the German Nazi regime who invaded the country and occupied it from 1939-1945.”
In a letter to the company’s CEO Reed Hastings, the PM scolded the network’s recent documentary series The Devil Next Door for “obfuscating historical facts” including a map which “falsely places several German Nazi concentration camps within modern-day Poland’s borders.”
Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the junior ruling coalition partner Agreement, on Sunday expressed criticism of a Netflix documentary series which they say presents untrue information about Poland's history during WWII.