Netflix renews The Witcher for season 2

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The Witcher  may have originated as a series of novels and short stories penned by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, in which “witchers” were monster hunters in a world filled with beasts, but Sapkowski’s ideas have been adapted into numerous other guises over the years, including a much-loved trilogy of The Witcher video games.

Next month, The Witcher will be unleashed as new TV series on Netflix, and there’ll definitely be more where that came from! The streaming giant has confirmed that season 2 is happening.

The second season will again be eight episodes long, and production will get underway in London early next year. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, who previously worked on Daredevil and The Umbrella Academy for Netflix, will return as showrunner.

Witcher Star Henry Cavill, who was an avid fan of the games when he wasn’t playing Superman in the DCEU or fighting Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible – Fallout, lobbied for the lead role of Geralt before being cast in the show pretty relentlessly, so he must be happy with this news.

Here’s the latest trailer for Netflix’s pricey fantasy adaptation…

Netflix has now announced that first season of The Witcher will debut as an early Christmas gift on 20th December.