[News] THE WITCHER Season 2 Has Wrapped Production
THE WITCHER

158 days since production started, THE WITCHER has wrapped principal photography on Season 2.

Spanning 15 UK locations with 89 cast members, approximately 1,200 crew members, and a whole lot of new monsters, the road to wrap has been almost as epic as the series itself.

Today, Netflix released a very special wrap asset from the set, capturing the excitement among the cast and crew – led by showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich – to have completed filming on this highly anticipated next installment of THE WITCHER.

THE WITCHER Season 2 – coming in 2021.

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family. The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.

Convinced Yennefer’s life was lost at the Battle of Sodden, Geralt of Rivia brings Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of Kaer Morhen. While the Continent’s kings, elves, humans and demons strive for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses inside.

Returning to the cast for season two are Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel) who leads the cast of THE WITCHER saga, playing the role of Geralt of Rivia. Anya Chalotra (“The ABC Murders”, Wanderlust) returns as the sorceress Yennefer, Freya Allan (Third DayGunpowder Milkshake) as Ciri and Joey Batey (“Knightfall”, “Strike”) as Jaskier.

Other returning cast include MyAnna Buring (Kill List) as Tissaia, Tom Canton (“Good Karma Hospital”) as Filavandrel, Lilly Cooper (“Peterloo”) as Murta, Jeremy Crawford (“Titans”) as Yarpin Zigrin, Eamon Farren (“Twin Peaks”) as Cahir, Mahesh Jadu (“Marco Polo”) as Vilgefortz, Terence Maynard (Cursed) as Artorius, Lars Mikkelson (“House of Cards”) as Stregobor, Mimi Ndiweni (“Black Earth Rising”) as Fringilla Vigo, Royce Pierreson (Judy) as Istredd, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (“Hunter Street”) as Dara, Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss Merigold, Therica Wilson Read (“Young Wallander”) as Sabrina

Previously announced new cast for season two include Yasen Atour (“Young Wallander”) as Coen, Agnes Born (Monster) as Vereena, Paul Bullion (“Peaky Blinders”) as Lambert, Thue Ersted Rasmussen (Fast and Furious 9) as Eskel, Aisha Fabienne Ross (The Danish Girl) as Lydia, Kristofer Hivju (“Game of Thrones”) as Nivellen, Kim Bodnia (“Killing Eve“, “The Bridge”) as Vesemir, and recent graduate Mecia Simson, as Francesca.

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich acts as showrunner and executive producer. Executive producers include; Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Tomek Baginski, Jason F. Brown, Sean Daniel, Mike Ostrowski, Steve Gaub, and Jarosław Sawko.

The series will be directed by Stephen Surjik (“Umbrella Academy”), Sarah O’Gorman (“Cursed“), Ed Bazalgette (“The Last Kingdom”), and Geeta V. Patel (“Meet The Patels”).

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