Fans of Netflix’s The Witcher may feel a little hard done by of late, with the fantasy worlds of Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones both treating fans to brand new series.
Fear not, however, as during Netflix’s TUDUM 2022 event, series star, Henry Cavill, took to the stage to announce that season three of The Witcher would be arriving on the streaming service in summer 2023. Sure, the date might not be very specific, but we’ll bite your hand off for any news regarding the fantasy series, which recently wrapped production after several Covid-19-related setbacks.
The upcoming series, which also stars Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Joey Batey and MyAnna Buring, will be based on the fourth book in the Witcher saga, named Time of Contempt, written by Andrzej Sapkowski.
The synopsis for the new series, released by Netflix, reads, “As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it. Entrusted with Ciri’s magical training, Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, where she hopes to discover more about the girl’s untapped powers; instead, they discover they’ve landed in a battlefield of political corruption, dark magic, and treachery. They must fight back, put everything on the line — or risk losing each other forever”.
But, fear not Witcher fans, you’ll be able to have your fill of the fantasy series this coming December in the form of The Witcher: Blood Origin with Michelle Yeoh, Jacob Collins-Levy, Sophia Brown and Jodie Turner-Smith. Everything we know about The Witcher: Blood Origin makes us very excited.
Take a look at the trailer for the prequel series, below.