The Witcher: Blood Origin Recasts Sophia Brown In Lead Role

Witcher: Blood Origin

The upcoming Netflix Witcher prequel series, The Witcher: Blood Origin recently picked up Michelle Yeoh as an elegant Elven warrior, though the show had previously lost one previous actress in the role of a character named Éile. Jodie Turner-Smith originally received the part, but the actress notably had to leave the project back in April due to scheduling issues. Now, the character has been recast with a new actress in Sohpia Brown.

A recent Tweet describes Éile as “an elite warrior with the voice of a goddess” who turned in her swords for the life of a nomadic musician. Unfortunately, after unforeseen events mark a grand reckoning the traveling minstrel’s newfound profession must be traded in for the way of the blade once more. Sophia Brown’s Éile will travel the Continent on a quest for vengeance and redemption in The Witcher: Blood Origin, though like the other two characters that have been cast so far, it’s difficult to say just how they’ll connect.

Sophia Brown is a British actress credited in films such as the 2017 live-action Beauty and the Beast, Disobedience, A Battle In Waterloo, and various British TV dramas. She will be playing a part alongside Michelle Yeoh’s Scían and Laurence O’Fuarain’s Fjall. There’s no word as to when the 6 part series is supposed to be ready for viewing but perhaps more information will be revealed soon as the show begins filming next month. Let us know your thoughts on recasting the character Éile in The Witcher: Blood Origin and more in the comments section below. As always, don’t forget to follow Don’t Feed the Gamers on Twitter for 24/7 coverage of all things gaming and entertainment.

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