Netflix 'The Witcher' Season 2: 5 things to know about the fantasy series

Season 1 of 'The Witcher' was based on short stories with the main Witcher saga to begin with the second season


                            Netflix 'The Witcher' Season 2: 5 things to know about the fantasy series
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in 'The Witcher' (Netflix)
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In 2019 Netflix brought to the world a show that was going to mesmerize and excite audiences and it was none other than 'The Witcher'! The fantasy thriller series is based on the books series of the same name and was even developed as a game. So when fans heard of a live-action adaptation everyone was curious to see if it could match up to its potential.

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And match it did when 'The Witcher' went on to be one of the most-watched Netflix originals and still holds rank as one of the top shows. The series follows the adventures of Geralt of Rivia as he fights various monsters across the Continent. Destiny tethers him to Princess Ciri while he finds love with Yennefer of Vengerberg with the first season ending on a cliffhanger. Read on to know more about what to expect from Season 2.

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When does 'The Witcher' Season 2 release and where to watch it

'The Witcher' Season 2 is set to premiere on December 17, 2021. You can watch it exclusively on Netflix.

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What is the second season of 'The Witcher' about

The official Netflix synopsis reads - '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.'

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Who stars in the Netflix fantasy series

Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia

Henry Cavill is a well-known English actor who became known worldwide for his portrayal of the DC superhero Superman aka Clark Kent in Zack Snyder's 'Man of Steel' and has donned the iconic cape since appearing in its sequels and in 'Justice League'. His other popular works include 'The Tudors', 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.', ' Night Hunter', 'and more. The actor was once even pitted against Daniel Crag for the role of the iconic spy James Bond and eventually lost out but can be seen in 'Mission: Impossible Fallout'.

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He also played Sherlock Holmes in Netflix's 'Enola Holmes' and will return to the streaming site as the witcher Geralt of Rivia.


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The rest of the cast includes Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg, Freya Allan as Princess Cirilla of Cintra, Joey Batey as Jaskier, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Mimî M Khayisa as Fringilla, Anna Shaffer as Triss, Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz, Royce Pierreson as Istredd, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte as Dara, Kim Bodnia as Vesemir and more.

Showrunners

'The Witcher' Season two will be helmed by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich who brought to television the first season as well.

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Trailer

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