Following its altogether disappointing first footage uncover of The Witcher TV show’s second season recently (each of its 12 seconds), Netflix has at last shared a first appropriate trailer for Season 2 as its recently affirmed 17th December release moves closer.
As part of tonight’s WitcherCon, a livestream joint effort between CD Projekt and Netflix, the streaming service has reported that the long-awaited second season of its live-action Witcher TV series will show up on 17th December this year.
That implies fans will have been standing by precisely two years when Season 2 shows up (its predecessor debuted in December 2019), with the long gap between seasons generally the consequence of Covid related filming delays. With filming wrapped and post-production now well in progress, however, Netflix is at last prepared to talk particulars and has affirmed Season 2 will once again comprise of eight episodes, all of which have now had their official names uncovered.
As per a video shared by Netflix, Season 2’s episodes will be named A Grain of Truth, Kaer Morhen, What is Lost, Redanian Intelligence, Turn Your Back, Dear Friend, and Voleth Meir, in a specific order. The video likewise uncovers the symbols going with every episode’s title card, and Netflix prods that fans could possibly derive some of what’s in store dependent on those clues.
Naturally, Netflix isn’t saying a lot regarding Season 2’s plot at this moment, yet we do realize it’ll dial back on the time-hopping antics of its predecessor and will see the arrival of Geralt, Jennefer, Ciri, and Jaskier (as played by Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, and Joey Batey respectively). Moreover, Season 2 will invite some new faces, including Simon Callow as the Dorian detective Codringher, Silent Witness’ Liz Carr as colleague Fenn, Bridgerton’s Adjoa Andoh as priestess Nenneke, and Brave New World’s Cassie Clare as Phillippa Eilhart, sorceress and counselor to King Vizimir.
Netflix is yet to uncover an appropriate trailer for The Witcher’s second season (despite the fact that it’s anything but a few brief snippets of footage recently) yet it has now uploaded a tantalising peek at Season 2’s Kaer Morhen set, as described by showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich, to hold fans over. Gracious, and there’s likewise this activity shot of Jaskier, well and really in his element.
Season 2 isn’t the only Witcher project right now underway at Netflix, obviously. The streaming service has additionally reported Blood Origin, another six-section live-action prequel set 1,200 years before the main show and featuring Michelle Yeoh and Laurence O’Fuarain, close by an animated Witcher film, Nightmare of the Wolf.