The first season on Netflix's "The Witcher", based on the best-selling fantasy series, will arrive on the streaming service on December 20th, and we've learned today that the series has already been renewed for a second season! The eight-episode second season is set to premiere in 2021.
Additionally, Netflix has released a batch of new images, which you can check out below.
"The Witcher" is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
Henry Cavill plays Geralt with other members of the cast including Anya Cholatra as Yennifer, Freya Allan as Ciri, Eamon Farren ("Twin Peaks") as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen ("House of Cards") as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson ("Wanderlust") as Istredd, Maciej Musiał ("1983") as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte ("Dickensian") as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.
The full cast also includes Jodhi May ("Game of Thrones") as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson ("Fortitude") as Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (Kill List) as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni ("Black Earth Rising") as Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read ("Profiler") as Sabrina, and Millie Brady ("The Last Kingdom") as Renfri.
Andrzej Sapkowski will serve as a creative consultant on the series. Sean Daniel (The Mummy franchise, "The Expanse") and Jason Brown ("The Expanse"), partners at the Sean Daniel Company are executive producers, along with Tomek Baginski (Oscar nominated short The Cathedral, BAFTA winning The Fallen Art) and Jarek Sawko (The Fallen Art, Another Day of Life) from Platige Image, the Polish production and visual effects company.