Jodie Turner-Smith Exits ‘Witcher: Blood Origin’ Prequel Series

Jodie Turner-Smith has exited Netflix’s “Witcher” prequel series, “The Witcher: Blood Origin,” due to a scheduling conflict.

Turner-Smith was set to play a warrior named Éile, one of the leads in the six-episode limited series. Laurence O’Fuarain was also recently cast in a lead role.

“Due to a change in the production schedule for ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’ limited series, unfortunately Jodie Turner-Smith will no longer be able to continue on in the role of Éile,” a Netflix spokesperson said.

The character Éile, who has the voice of a goddess, will need to be recast. In the show, the fierce warrior leaves her clan and role as the queen’s

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