After receiving much adulation from the fans and being compared to Game of Thrones, The Witcher will be back with Season 2. This fantasy drama is based on the novel series of the same name, written by Andrzej Sapkowski. Geralt of Rivia, who is a witcher by the law of surprise is linked to Cirila, princess of Cintra. The story focuses on the three main leads in different time frameworks and how their lives intersect with each other.
The Witcher Season 2-When it is releasing?
The first season was premiered in December 2019. The production for the second installment has already started off. It is expected to be released in the year 2021. Following the same pattern as of the previous season, the upcoming season will also consist of eight episodes. No official date of release has been confirmed yet. The makers of the series have confirmed that the characters are in the same time frame now. Alas, fans have to wait a bit longer to hear any news about the upcoming season. Till then, all we can do is drool over Geralt in a hot tub.
Cast and Crew- Who all will be returning?
The three main protagonists of the show i.e Henry Cavil, Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra will return in their respective roles. MyAnna Buring, who portrays Tissaia may also be back in the season as she survived the war against the Nilfgaardians. As per the reports, Carmel Laniado will be included in the cast. She is set to play the role of a young girl named Violet. Also, there has been an addition of two new witchers to the show which will be played by Paul Bullion and Yasen Atour. They will essay Lambert and Coen respectively. The other members of the previous season who were killed off may appear in the upcoming season in form of flashbacks.
The story so far and what’s gonna happen next?
Season 1 focused on Geralt of Rivia, Cintra’s princess Cirila and Yennefer of Vengerberg. The series was based on the two books-The The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny. Geralt, a witcher by the law of surprise is destined to Cirila. The show follows how Yennefer, partial elf turned sorceress undergoes training under Tissaia to become one of the most powerful mages of the world. The series is shot in multiple time frames. Geralt and Yennefer get involved in physical relation with feelings being developed between the two.
The ending focuses on how their lives intersect with each other. After a long wait, Geralt and Cirila get reunited. Yennefer defeats Nilfgaardians with all her power. She is nowhere to be seen. The upcoming season will unfurl the answer to numerous questions- Did Yennefer survive the war? How will Geralt answer to Cirila’s question about Yennefer? What is going to happen next when two people destined for each other to come together? Stay tuned for more updates.