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The Witcher VFX supervisor explains how the show’s monsters and magic were created

Netflix’s fantasy epic The Witcher is a visual treat, even when Henry Cavill’s Geralt (and Anya Chalotra’s Yennefer) aren’t on screen. Though it is often compared to Game of Thrones, the Netflix series handles its fantasy elements quite differently: The Witcher does not shy from monsters and magic. In an interview recently released by Animation

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The Witcher Season 2 to film in Czech Republic, Slovakia and Scotland according to a new report

We’ve already reported that the second season of Netflix’s The Witcher will be mostly filmed in Arborfield Studios, UK as well as the Scottish Isle of Skye. Now, a new report from The Knowledge, a premium production portal, suggests that besides Scotland and England, the new season will also be filmed in Czech Republic and

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CONFIRMED: Netflix to produce ‘The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf’ tie-in animated film

Since before Henry Cavill graced our screens as Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s The Witcher, rumours were circulating of an animated tie-in project that would be released between Season 1 and Season 2. There were various teases, but nothing concrete. Until now! Thanks to a new WGA entry, we now know it’s a film and

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Netflix builds a Witcher town in Arborfield Studios, UK (Exclusive)

Ever since we heard the news that Netflix’s The Witcher is moving production to the UK, the question was: which studio would they use as the production hub from now on? Previously, we thought it could be Netflix’s studio in Shepperton, but we have now learned that it will in fact be Arborfield Studios. Located

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Game of Thrones’ first Night King was originally going to play Ronin Mage in The Witcher

We all know that Vladimir Furdik, who played The Night King on HBO’s Game of Thrones was the fight choreographer for Netflix’s The Witcher, designing the fight scenes for Henry Cavill and the rest. But there is another rather surprising Game of Thrones connection we were unaware of. Costume designer Tim Aslam revealed via his

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The Witcher Season 2 is scouting Scotland with a new director

In December, Netflix launched the acclaimed first season of The Witcher. A month beforehand, the streaming service announced that production of the second season would begin early in 2020, with a targeted 2021 release. By the time Season 2 was announced, the season’s eight scripts were already written and preparation was well underway. In our

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The Witcher showrunner reveals her original pitch for season one, explains timelines

One of the most curious things about Netflix’s latest fantasy hit The Witcher, starring Henry Cavill, is the show’s overarching structure. Following three central characters whose stories play out in different frames of time, season one of the monster slaying drama left fans confused and enthralled in equal measure. Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich has a

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