The Witcher: News about the start of Season 2, the last flap fell

The Witcher: News about the start of Season 2, the last flap fell

The Witcher

Only recently we reported on the first indications that the filming for Season 2 of The Witcher has supposedly been completed. However, at the time there was no confirmation from the streaming service Netflix - until now. In the meantime, a video is available that deals precisely with this topic.

This is a behind-the-scenes video from Netflix that gives you a little glimpse behind the scenes of the filming of Season 2 of The Witcher granted. Among other things, you can see the strict corona measures under which the actors, producers and other employees had to go to work in order to be able to make the process as safe as possible. It starts with wearing a mask and doesn't stop with disinfecting numerous objects. In the video you will of course also get to see some of the actors like Henry Cavill, who slips into the role of Geralt again. In addition, producer Lauren S. Hissrich spoke up briefly to report on the arduous shooting. Accordingly, the crew was out and about at 15 different locations in order to shoot a total of 158 days - sometimes with several teams at the same time. 1,200 employees worked behind the scenes to realize the second season of The Witcher.

In addition, the video at the end reveals that the new episodes of the series will definitely be seen later this year . Accordingly, it will start5 in 2021, but a specific start date has not yet been set.

Source: Netflix

'The Witcher' Season 2 Wraps Filming; Makers Share BTS Video Of Shooting Amid Pandemic

The Witcher has become a popular show on Netflix just after its first season. It has already been renewed for a second season with Henry Cavill returning as Geralt of Rivia. The upcoming part was under production for quite a long time as it faced issues due to the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. However, the filming of the series has recently been completed. Now, the makers have shared a new video from its shooting and are promising a great season.

Netflix shared a new video from The Witcher’s season 2 sets as it wrapped up production. It starts with Henry Cavill thanking the cast and crew member. Showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, detailed what was behind the shooting of the fantasy action series. She said that they began filming a year ago and have shot for 158 days with at least one unit, and sometimes two and three. The creator mentioned that everyone wore face shields, face masks, goggles and were slathered in hand sanitizer.

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich mentioned that they shot The Witcher’s season 2 in 15 locations with 89 cast members and more than 1200 different crew members. She claimed that none of them has ever experienced a television series like this ever before. The showrunner expressed that they cannot wait to bring the story of Geralt, Ciri, Yennefer, Jaskier, and others to the fans.

Hissrich asserted that there are plenty of new characters and storylines in The Witcher's season 2, including monsters. She noted that they are proud of their accomplishments in the series. The Witcher season 2's release date is not revealed yet. Check out the behind-the-scenes video below.

The Witcher's season 2 cast has Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra reprising their roles as Cirilla “Ciri”, and Yennefer of Vengerberg respectively. It also includes Agnes Bjorn as Vereena, Aisha Fabienne Ross as Lydia, Basil Eidenbenz as Eskel, Kristofer Hivju as Nivellen, Mecia Simson as Francesca, and Paul Bullion as Lambert. Adjoa Andoh as Nenneke, Cassie Clare as Phillippa Eilhart, Liz Carr as Fenn, Graham McTavish as Dijsktra, Kevin Doyle as Ba’lian, Simon Callow as Codringher, and Chris Fulton as Rience have also joined the team. 

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