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During a panel today at the Lucca Comics & Games Convention in Italy, THE WITCHER showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, cast members Joey Batey (Jaskier) and Kim Bodnia (Vesemir), Production Designer Andrew Laws and Costume Designer Lucinda Wright delighted fans with a surprise drop of the highly anticipated main trailer and key art for THE WITCHER Season 2.

Accompanying the trailer, Netflix also released a new set of first look unit images from the series, which premieres globally on Netflix on Friday December 17th.

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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