Season 2 of The Witcher is soon here: Geralt and Ciri will journey to Witcher keep Kaer Morhen in the second season of the Netflix drama about our favorite monster hunter, which will premiere on December 17, 2021. This season will also feature popular Witcher characters like Vesemir, Eskel, and Lambert.
The program is based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher books (rather than the games, which is how we first met Geralt and his companions), and the first season began with a jumbled collection of vignettes. In the second season, we may expect a more linear approach as Geralt and Ciri explore their entwined fates.
Covid-19 precautions hindered the development of The Witcher season 2, although it was completed in April 2021 and is now in post-production. Here’s all we know so far about The Witcher 2 and what to expect.
When will the second season of The Witcher be released?
Season 2 of The Witcher will premiere on December 17, 2021. When the season premieres on Netflix, the entire eight-episode season will be available to view. Who confirmed the date in July at WitcherCon, and it places the second season two years after the first, which came out in December 2019.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, production for The Witcher season 2 was delayed a few times. Netflix halted production on all of its series. The Witcher ensemble reunited on set on August 17, 2020, although filming was delayed in November 2020 due to the positive test results of four crew members. Who restarted it. However, Henry Cavill had a minor injury onset in December 2020, which postponed filming once more. Season 2 filming finished in early April 2021, and Hissrich revealed in May that Netflix was “deep into post-production” on the second season.
The Witcher season 2 episode titles
There are “clues” in the titles, Netflix says, and it has named all of them except for the season finale. Here they are:
- A Grain of Truth
- Kaer Morhen
- What is Lost
- Redanian Intelligence
- Turn Your Back
- Dear Friend
- Voleth Meir
- …and a “top secret” episode title
The Witcher season 2 cast: who’s new?
- Vesemir – Kim Bodnia
- Eskel – Thue Ersted Rasmussen
- Lambert – Paul Bullion
- Coën – Yasen Atour
- Nivellin – Kristofer Hivju
- Philippa Eilhart – Cassie Clare
- Dijkstra – Graham McTavish
- Rience – Chris Fulton
- Codringher – Simon Callow
- Ba’lian – Kevin Doyle
- Fenn – Liz Carr
- Nenneke – Adjoa Andoh
- Francesca – Mecia Simson
- Lydia – Aisha Fabienne Ross
- Eskel – Basil Eidenbenz
- Lambert – Paul Bullion
- Vereena – Bjorn
- Coën Agnes – Yasen Atour
- Queen Meve – Rebecca Hanssen
- King Henselt – Edward Rowe
What is the plot of season 2 of The Witcher?
Netflix has teased the Witcher’s season 2 plot. “Geralt of Rivia brings Princess Cirilla to his childhood home of Kaer Morhen, convinced that Yennefer’s life was lost at the Battle of Sodden. While the Continent’s kings, elves, humans, and demons fight for supremacy on the outside, he must safeguard the girl from a far more terrifying threat: the unknown power she possesses within.”
Season 2 appears to contain the wild hunt, based on images taken by Redanian Intelligence during production. The Wild hunts are The Witcher 3’s final foes and subtitle, and readers of the novels will recognize them from their pursuit of Ciri in the fourth book, Time of Contempt. We don’t know how big of a show these terrifying riders will put on just yet.
Season 2’s plot will also be much more linear, according to our sources. Season 2’s timeline will be much easier to follow now that all of The Witcher’s primary protagonists are in one area (and simultaneously), Hissrich revealed in an AMA with fans. On the other hand, the simpler timeline allows the authors to exploit time in ways they couldn’t in Season 1. Season 2 will, for example, use flashbacks to examine Geralt’s past.
Season 2 will also “get more into Cahir and Fringilla,” the plot’s evil characters so far, according to creator Lauren Hissrich. If that doesn’t ring a bell, Andy Kelly has a recap of every episode from The Witcher’s first season if you need a refresher before season 2:
Season 3 of The Witcher has yet to be confirmed.
The Witcher season 3 hasn’t been formally announced, according to showrunner Lauren Hissrich. “Our attention is on Season 2,” she said during the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, adding that “we need a strong Season 2 if we have any hope of having a Season 3.”
Even though fan blog Redanian Intelligence earlier stated that writing on The Witcher season 3 has begun, it appears that we’ll have to wait a bit longer to see how well season 2 is accepted before receiving formal confirmation of renewal.
Toss a coin to your Witcher because season 2 of The Witcher is coming before the end of the year. And, as Netflix guarantees the future of its massive new fantasy franchise, The Witcher, season 3 is also on the way.
Even though The Witcher season 2 has taken its time to arrive, Netflix has officially confirmed that the new eight-episode series will premiere on December 17, two years after its predecessor.
As predicted, Henry Cavill reprises his role as Geralt of Rivia, the eponymous monster-hunting Witcher, continuing his exploits across the enormous globe of the Continent. With the first season’s complicated multiple timelines finally matched, The Witcher season 2 reunites Geralt with orphaned princess Ciri (Freya Allan), and you can bet they’ll cross paths with the show’s third perspective character, the magician known as Yennefer of Vengerberg, before long (Anya Chalotra).
The Witcher season 1 recaps
- The End’s Beginning
- Four Marks
- Betrayer Moon
- Of Banquets, Bastards, and Burials
- Bottled Appetites
- Rare Species
- Before a Fall
- Much More