Leading showrunner of the series The Witcher by Netflix has planned at least 7 seasons of the project, and the shooting of the second season will start at the beginning of next year. The showrunner revealed what the second season of The Witcher will be about with Geralt, and what exactly the audience should expect from him.
Even before the release of the first season of the series “The Witcher” with the heroes of the popular game “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt“, It became known that the show was extended for the second season, the release of which is expected only in 2023. According to Gamebomb.ru, the show-runner of the series The Witcher Lauren Schmidt Hissrich told fans what her plans for the second season of the project are. Lauren Schmidt answered one of the main questions of the audience about the jumps in time of the narration of the episodes of the first season, and stated that it was so necessary for the start of many plot lines of the series The Witcher, which in the future will be continued and developed. The showrunner promised that already in the second season the general plot will become much more clear and focused on the main characters of the project – Geralt, Ciri and Ian. According to Hissrich, heroes will meet and interact much more often, which will lead to both good and bad turns.
The Witcher showrunner noted that in the first season it was necessary to acquaint the audience with all the main characters, as well as outline many of the plot moves of the future story. Lauren Schmidt believes that such a structure is inevitable for introducing viewers into a new work, and therefore the main plot intrigue and main adventures can be fully disclosed only from the second season or act. Therefore, already in the second season of The Witcher, many pieces and hints will converge. It is known that for the second season all key performers will return, including actors Henry Cavill as Geralt, Freya Allan as Cyril, Anya Chalotra as Yennifer and Joey Batey in the role of Buttercup.
The first season of the series The Witcher of 8 episodes was released on Netflix on December 20. According to Gamebomb.ru, the series received mixed reviews from critics, but most of the viewers liked the project, and it was rated positively. In addition, the release of the series The Witcher raised a new wave of interest in the game. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and other games of the series from CD Projekt RED, as well as Sapkowski’s novels among users around the world.