The Witcher season 3: release date, cast, trailer, plot... everything you need to know
Author: Clark Tos
In December 2021, Netflix released the second season of The Witcher , two years after the first season. Where is the third? Here's everything you need to know about the sequel to the series with Henry Cavill: release date, cast, trailer, plot...
In December 2019, the first season of The Witcher , fantasy series Medieval with Henry Cavill in the title role, was streaming on Netflix. And the adaptation of the Polish literary saga The Witcher , by Andrzej Sapkowski, met with immediate success with subscribers to the streaming platform . But fans of the universe had to wait two years before discovering the sequel. Health crisis requires, the second season has been delayed. It was only unveiled two years after the premiere, in December 2021. And for the third season, they will still have to wait. Here's everything you need to know about the sequel The Witcher .
The Witcher, season 3: everything you need to know about the rest of the series / Photo credit: Netflix
Everything you need to know about season 3 of The Witcher : draw date
Filming the third season of The Witcher started in April 2022 and ended in September 2022 , after five months of work. 'What a season it's been' , raved Henry Cavill after the end clip. And to add: “I just wanted to thank you all for your determination and dedication during a difficult shoot. I hope you can all take a well-deserved rest.” It must be said that the filming had to be interrupted, especially when the interpreter of Geralt de Riv tested positive for Covid. Now, the third season is in post-production. . No specific release date has been given, but Netflix announced that the sequel to The Witcher would air in the summer of 2023. Like the first two seasons, it should have eight episodes.
Filming for the third season of The Witcher wrapped last December / Credit: Twitter
Everything you need to know about season 3 of The Witcher : casting
Henry Cavill will reprise the role of Geralt de Riv in season 3 of The Witcher. We will also find Freya Allan (Cirilla Fiona Elen Riannon, aka princess Ciri), Anya Chalotra (Yennefer de Vengerberg), Joey Batey (Jaskier), Royce Pierreson (Istredd), Anna Shaffer (Triss Merigold), Kim Bodnia (Vesemir), Mimi Ndiweni (Fringilla Vigo), Mecia Simson (Francesa Findabair), Mahesh Jadu (Vilgefortz de Roggeveen) as well as MyAnna Buring (Tissaia de Vries). Bart Edwards, who plays Ciri's presumed missing father Emhyr, is set to have a starring role in The Witcher's third season, as will Cassie Clare who plays witch Philippa Eihart. New characters should also appear.
Henry Cavill in the series The Witcher / Photo credit: Netflix
Everything you need to know about season 3 of The Witcher : intrigue
The third season of The Witcher will be based on The Time of Contempt , volume of the literary saga The Witcher next Blood of the Elves which inspired the second season. Here is the synopsis: As the continent's monarchs, mages, and creatures battle to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri on board to hide her, determined to protect his new family from those who would destroy them. Yennefer, who has been entrusted with the young girl's training, decides to take her to the Fortress of Aretuza where she hopes to discover more about her powers. Instead, they find themselves at the heart of a political battleground, magical and populated by cheaters. They must fight back, do everything possible to avoid losing each other. It promises.
Everything you need to know about season 3 of The Witcher : trailer
As of now, Netflix has not released a trailer or teaser for the third season of The Witcher . Most a first poster was revealed on Twitter .
The Witcher season poster / Photo credit: Netflix
Everything you need to know about season 3 of The Witcher : spin-off
Christmas gift: Sunday, December 25, 2022, Netflix will stream The Witcher: Legacy of Blood ( Blood Origin , in VO), spin-off of the series , whose trailer was unveiled at the end of the last episode of the second season. The plot will take place 1,200 years before the adventures of Geralt, Ciri and Yennefer in The Witcher , or the appearance of the first Witcher of the continent. « Ever since I first read The Witcher books, one question has been burning in my mind: What was the world of the Elves really like before the cataclysmic arrival of humans? said Declan de Barra, showrunner of the series, in a press release. Answer in the spin-off, starring Sophia Brown as Éile, a royal guard warrior who wants to become a musician, Michelle Yeoh ( seen in Star Trek Discovery ) as Scían, an elf from a nomadic tribe in search of an ancestral sword, and Laurence O'Fuarain (seen in Vikings ) as Fjall, a member of a clan of warriors dedicated to protecting his king.
Excerpt from the taser video of The Witcher: Blood Origin / Photo credit: Netflix