Category: Interviews

Director Alik Sakharov explains why he left The Witcher

If you have been following Redanian Intelligence from the beginning, you might know that during the production of Season 1 of Netflix’s The Witcher, director Alik Sakharov was replaced by Marc Jobst and some of his scenes were reshot including the iconic Blaviken fight with Henry Cavill. For over a year it has been a

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The Witcher’s costume designer on Nilfgaardian armor, Yennefer’s most iconic dress and more

The Witcher season one has come and gone, and Henry Cavill’s fantasy drama has quickly become one of Netflix’s most popular shows. Though much of the focus has been on the show’s ensemble cast (including Yennefer actress Anya Chalotra) and on showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich, there were hundreds of people working on the show and

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The Witcher showrunner describes deleted scenes, teases season two

It’s been a month since the release of Netflix’s The Witcher, and the Henry Cavill show has quickly become a huge success for the streaming service. With season two entering production this February, showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich has spoken to Vulture and Pure Fandom, describing some of season one’s deleted scenes, teasing the structure and

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The Witcher author on adaptations: “They’re almost always worse”

“Are you satisfied with the script?” the interviewer asked The Witcher author Andrzej Sapkowski a few months before Netflix premiered its first season of the Henry Cavill series. The author, well known for his controversial humor, did not answer “by the book”. The video is available on YouTube, and we have the translation’s transcript below.

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The Witcher showrunner confirms: the show will conclude with the ending of the books

Netflix’s newest fantasy series The Witcher, starring Henry Cavill, has quickly become one of the streaming giant’s most popular shows. As you probably know, the series is based on an existing and rather successful franchise. Though The Witcher is known for an acclaimed trilogy of video games, those games were actually based on a series

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RI interviews The Witcher’s Lauren Hissrich: ‘Ciri really takes center stage in Season 2’

Two and a half years ago showrunner and writer Lauren Hissrich pitched her idea of how she would develop The Witcher into a television season. Now, after so much hard work of writing, filming, editing and promoting, The Witcher has finally been released on Netflix. Pre-production for Season 2 is already underway and after a

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The Witcher’s Yennefer and Ciri discuss their characters in new interviews

As part of their monthly coverage of Netflix’s The Witcher, IGN has released new interviews with the series’ stars. Earlier, they dropped an interview with Henry Cavill, who plays the witcher Geralt of Rivia, and now they’ve released two additional clips featuring Yennefer and Ciri. First, take a look at IGN’s interview with Anya Chalotra,

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