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The Witcher Season 2 will feature a familiar monster from the game

If you have played The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, you know that there is a particular type of monsters a lot of players (and most likely Henry Cavill too) felt really uneasy dealing with. We’re talking about the terrifying and powerful leshens (or leshys), of course. Andrzej Sapkowski’s books do mention leshys, but never show

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‘The Witcher: Nightmare of The Wolf’ animated film to tell Vesemir’s story

After the success of The Witcher, Netflix has announced Nightmare of the Wolf, an animated film that will be released sometime before Season 2. Surprisingly, we won’t hear Henry Cavill in this one as it will be about Geralt’s mentor and father figure, Vesemir. The official description reads: “Long before mentoring Geralt, Vesemir begins his

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The Witcher Season 2 to have four directors and “totally different” Nilfgaard armor

Though rumors and leaks about season two of Netflix’s The Witcher were abundant throughout January, the past week has been rather quiet with regards to Henry Cavill’s fantasy drama. Fortunately, The Witcher showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich shared some interesting details in a new podcast with Writer Experience. Notably, Hissrich confirms that the much discussed Nilfgaardian

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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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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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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 showrunner explains why the finale was changed from the books

Just a few weeks ago, Netflix launched the first season of its new fantasy hit The Witcher (starring Superman‘s Henry Cavill). Though the story reached many new fans, this tale of chaos and destiny was adapted from a series of books that have been published for three decades. Despite the show’s faithful adaption of the

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