The Witcher is one of those Netflix productions that was compared with HBO’s Game Of Thrones. No doubt the fans are patiently waiting for the second season to see Henry Cavill with a sword in his hand. Netflix was quite confident in the Henry Cavill production. Therefore the streaming giant renewed the show even before the first season was released. Here’s everything you must know about the second season of ‘The Witcher’.
The Witcher Season 2: When Will It Release?
The showrunner of ‘The Witcher, Lauren S. Hissrich, confirmed on November 13, 2019, that Netflix had renewed the show for a second season.
Variety reported that the second season’s production began in early 2020, but soon it was struck by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the production was halted. In May, it was announced that the show would release on December 17, 2021.
The Witcher Season 2: Who’s In The Cast?
During a conversation with Deadline, Hissrich confirmed that Henry Cavill, Freta Allan and Anya Chalotra were officially returning to the new season. In addition to the mains, Netflix has confirmed the complete cast of the second season.
- Joey Batey as Dandelion
- MyAnna Buring as Tissaia
- Tom Canton as Filavandrel
- Lilly Copper as Murta
- Jeremy Crawford as Yarpen Zigrin
- Eamon Farren as Cahir
- Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz
- Terence Maynard as Artorius
- Lars Mikkelsen as Stregobor
- Mimi M Khayisa as Fringilla
- Royce Pierreson as Istredd
- Wison Mbomio as Dara
- Anna Shaffer as Triss
- Therica Wilson-Read as Sabria
Moreover, some new faces will also be seen in the second season. Among the new signings are:
- Cassie Clare as Phillippa Eilhart
- Adjoa Andoh as Nenneke
- Liz Carr as Fenn
- Grahan McTavish as Dijkstra
- Kevin Doyle as Ba’lian
- Simon Callow as Codringher
- Chris Fulton as Rience
- Yasen Atour as Coen
- Agnes Born as Vereena
- Paul Bullion as Lambert
- Basil Eidenbenz as Eskel
- Aisha Fabienne Ross as Lydia
- Kristofer Hivju as Nivellen
- Mecia Simson as Francesca
- Kim Bodnia as Vesemir
The Witcher Season 2: Here’s The Official Synopsis
Season 1 of the Netflix fantasy drama was based on short stories from ‘The Last Wish’. The second season of Netflix’s The Witcher will pick up from the end of Season 1, Battle of Sodden. Here’s the official synopsis of the second season:
“Convinced that Yennefer’s life was lost in the Battle of Sodden, Geralt of Rivia takes Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows, the childhood home of Kaer Morhen. Continent fighting for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something much more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses within.”
The second season of ‘The Witcher’ premieres on December 17, 2021.