Based on the famous video game. The Witcher debuted on Netflix in December 2019. The show is based on the book series by the same written by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. Since its release, the show is one of the most popular shows of Netflix.
The Witcher tells the story of a monster hunter struggling to find his place in the world. As he goes on with life, he finds out that people are more wicked than monsters.
With an IMDb rating of 8.3/10 and the Tomatometer at 6.7%, the show has been a smash hit. And now fans are eagerly waiting for the second Season.
Therefore, let us dig into details regarding the release date, cast, and plot for The Witcher Season 2.
The Witcher 2: When Will It Release?
Owing to its unique script and immense popularity, Netflix immediately renewed the show for season 2. As per official sources, the show is currently in the production phase. However, the outbreak of the COVID-19 has halted every primary production. But it has been confirmed that production on the second season will restart sometime August 2020. Therefore, the second season is expected to release in early 2021.
How Many Episodes Will Season 2 Have?
The first season had a total of 8 episodes. Therefore, it is expected that Season 2 will also have the same number of incidents. However, nothing is confirmed yet.
What Will The Plot Be The Witcher Season 2?
The Witcher tells the story of Geralt of Rivia. Geralt is a mutated monster hunter who struggles to find his place in the world. However, he quickly realizes that people are more wicked than monsters.
Season 1 introduced the characters of Geralt, Yennefer, and Ciri. And season 2 is likely to explore the relationship and bond they share. The first SeasonSeason was based on short stories set before the Witcher Saga, i.e., The Last Wish and The Sword Of Destiny. And Season 2 will be based on more material from the first installment itself, i.e., Blood Of Elves.
Blood Of Elves will see Geralt taking Ciri under her protection and training her. Simultaneously, it will introduce more witchers alongside Geralt, including Vesmir, Coen, and Lambert. Along with all this, we can Geralt exploring his roots and finding out the truth about his origin, family, and his backstory.
What Happened At The End Of Season 1?
Geralt defends the merchant from zombie-like monsters but is wounded in the process. The merchant then takes Geralt to safety. Yennefer makes a stand with the other mages to defend themselves against the Nilfgaardian army. They defeat the Nilfgaardian army. However, Yennefer’s fate is still unknown.
In the aftermath, Tissaia magically calls out for Yennefer. Ciri hears it and heads to woods where she meets Geralt for the first time. She asks the Witcher who Yenneffer is, but before he could answer, the credits roll.
The Witcher Season 2: Cast
With no significant exits in Season 1, a majority of the cast will reprise their roles in Season. This is how the cast stands for Season 2:
- Henry Cavill as Geralt/The Witcher
- Anya Chalotra as Yennefer
- Freya Allen as Ciri
- Anna Shafer as Triss
- Joey Batey as Jaskier
- Eamon Farren as Cahir
- Lars Mikkelson as Stregobor
- Terence Maynard as Artorius
- Tom Canton as Filavandrel
- Anna Buring as Tissaia
- Lily Cooper as Marta
- Theresa Wilson Read as Sabrina
- Jeremy Crawford as Yarpen
- Royce Pierreson as Istredd
- Jason Atour as Young Wallander
- Coën Agnes Bjorn as Verena
- Paul Bullion as Lambert
- Thue Ested Rasmussen as Eskel
- Aishe Fabianne Ross as Lydia
- Kristofer Hivju as Nivellen
- Mecia Simson as Francesca