Sharpen your swords and get your cash able to toss: Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) is lastly again for The Witcher’s second season on December seventeenth, revealed on the inaugural on-line WitcherCon occasion hosted by Netflix and CD Projekt Purple.
And whereas Netflix hasn’t revealed a full trailer but (followers must be happy with a behind-the-scenes clip for now) the corporate has proven off extra teases, including the episode titles and a preview of fan-favorite coin tossing bard Jaskier’s new search for season 2.
Netflix’s Witcher exhibits are primarily based straight on the novels and quick tales by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski (not developer CD Projekt Purple’s standard RPG video games, that are unique tales set after the books, though the present’s launch did assist increase a brand new wave of curiosity within the video games).
The second season of The Witcher is only one a part of Netflix’s expanded plans for the franchise: along with the primary present, there’s additionally The Witcher: Blood Origin, a six-part live-action prequel miniseries that may star Sophia Brown, Laurence O’Fuarain, and Michelle Yeoh. That collection will concentrate on the unique creation of the magically mutated Witchers and the way the fantasy world that the story takes place in happened within the first place. Netflix can also be engaged on The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, an anime spinoff movie that’s deliberate for launch later in 2021 from Korean animation home Studio Mir.
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It’s no marvel that Netflix is betting huge on The Witcher: the present has been one of many streamer’s hottest unique collection and was Netflix’s most-watched season of tv ever when it first debuted, though that title that has since been claimed by Regency-era romance Bridgerton. (That’s with the caveat that Netflix is extraordinarily beneficiant in what it considers a watch: anybody who considered at the least two minutes of an episode of the present.)