Netflix, alongside BioWare, has announced that Dragon Age: Absolution will premiere on December 9th. The six-episode animated adaptation will tell an original story set in the Dragon Age universe and will follow the journey of an elven mercenary, Miriam, as she fights for survival.
Dragon Age: Absolution – Official Trailer:
With great power at stake, a group of mages, fighters, and thieves goes head to head against a sinister force possessing a dangerous artifact. This animated fantasy series is created by Mairghread Scott, writer of “Justice League Dark: Apokolips War”.
Set in the world of BioWare’s award-winning video game franchise, and built in close collaboration with BioWare’s creative team – including head writers, and lead creative directors.
Fear. Guilt. Pain. Can Miriam push aside her feelings to complete her mission – or will the trauma looming over her past finally catch up with her?
Nothing is absolute.
Dragon Age: Absolution – Casting
Alongside the series’ release date, Netflix has announced the casting lineup:
Kimberly Brooks as Miriam – A pragmatic elven mercenary who escaped enslavement in Tevinter, Miriam is closed-off to many who know her. But her heroic nature shines through when she’s forced to confront the nation that destroyed her life, and the man at the heart of her misery.
Matthew Mercer as Fairbanks – A veteran freedom fighter, Fairbanks leads our heroes with a warm-hearted sense of adventure, a pair of daggers, and a dashing smile to boot.
Ashly Burch as Qwydion – A bubbly Qunari mage with a penchant for explosions, Qwydion is an open-hearted, easily-distracted blabbermouth who can level a building or cure a hangover, depending on the situation.
Sumalee Montano as Hira – An idealistic mage, Hira hopes to rekindle her relationship with Miriam while advancing her relentless crusade against Tevinter. But a terrible secret will put both at risk.
Phil LaMarr as Roland – Despite his effortless demeanor, the charming Roland possesses unmatched grit. When disaster looms and all seems lost, Roland is as sure as the blade he wields.
Keston John as Lacklon – A dwarven Lord of Fortune, Lacklon is a gruff fighter, a born brawler, a complete glory hound, and just enough of a coward to make sure he stays alive.
Josh Keaton as Rezaren – Born to privilege and plagued by tragedy, Rezaren sees himself as a good man in a wicked world. Intelligent and charismatic, Rezaren is determined to build a better future for everyone in Tevinter, no matter the cost.
Zehra Fazal as Tassia – Dutiful and hardworking, Tassia turns a blind eye to everything that doesn’t meet her moral standards. But even she won’t be able to ignore the sins of Tevinter (or Rezaren) forever…
All six episodes of Dragon Age: Absolution will be available exclusively on Netflix from December 9th. For more on the Dragon Age franchise, including updates on the upcoming Dreadwolf, you’re already in the right place here at RPGFan.