The Witcher season 2: The show is inspired by a book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.
The first season of the show was released on 20th December 2019 with a total of 8 episodes.
Fans are eager to know more, probably the witcher second 2 too will have 8 episodes.
Release date of The Witcher season 2
The Witcher was already renewed for a second season even before the release of its first season. The filming for the season was started in February 2020. However, the cast had to stop shooting because of the Corona Virus pandemic. They were to start filming again on 17th August as they announced from their twitter handle. As of now, the production has started once again but a date of release is yet to be finalized. Earlier, the season was expected to release in 2020 but now that everything has been delayed for a long time, the season won’t be anytime before 2021.
The cast of The Witcher season 2
Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan will all make a comeback in the roles of their characters Geralt, Yennefer and Ciri.
Other Characters who are going to return includes:
Joey Batey as traveling bard Jaskier
MyAnna Buring as sorceress Tissaia de Vries, mentor to Yennefer
Anna Shaffer as the court mage Triss Merigold
Eamon Farron as Nilfgaard army commander Cahir
Tom Canton as Filavandrel, king of the elves
Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla Vigo, a sorceress who allies with the Nilfgaard
Lilly Cooper as Murta
Jeremy Crawford as Yarpin Zigrin
Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz
Terence Maynard as Artorius
Lars Mikkelson as Stregobor
Royce Pierreson as Istredd
Wilson Radjou-Pujaltes Dara
Therica Wilson Read as Sabrina
The season will also bring in some new faces and characters such as:
Yasen Atour as Coen
Agnes Bjorn as Vereena
Paul Bullion as Lambert
Kristofer Hivju as Nivellen
Thue Ersted Rasmussen as Eskel
Aisha Fabienne Ross as Lydia
Mesia Simpson as Francesca
The plot of The Witcher season 2
The executive producer Tomek Baginski has cleared that they are getting the ideas from the books but not exactly. They are using just a few things and not copying everything.
Season 2 is going to be inspired by the books but the team is keen to provide the audience authentically, recreated, and better stuff.