The Witcher Reveals Major Details About Season 3

You won't have to wait long for more of The Witcher! The hit Netflix fantasy drama starring Henry Cavill has begun production on season three. Find out more details about what's to come.

By Daniel Trainor Apr 04, 2022 8:06 PMTags
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Sharpen those swords—season three of The Witcher is coming.

The third season of the epic Netflix fantasy starring Henry Cavill is currently in production, it was announced April 4.

The announcement was made by the show's official Twitter account, which posted a set photo with the caption: "Our family is back together again. #TheWitcher Season 3 is officially in production!"

The exciting news also came with some insight about what's to come in season three.

"As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it," the upcoming season's plot summary shared. "Entrusted with Ciri's magical training Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, where she hopes to discover more about the girl's untapped powers."

Cavill stars as Geralt of Rivia alongside Freya Allen (Ciri) and Anya Chalotra (Yennefer) in the drama, based on the book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski, which was then turned into a massively popular video game series.

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The journey to Aretuza isn't all peaches and cream, however. But hey, not much in the Witcher-verse is!

"They discover they've landed in a battlefield of political corruption, dark magic, and treachery," the description says. "They must fight back, put everything on the line—or risk losing each other forever."

Let the icy drama commence!

Season three will be based on The Time of Contempt, the second novel in the original Witcher series, showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich told Tech Radar.

"I feel like seasons one and two have been laying the playing field for everything huge that's about to happen," she said. "We have the scripts, and now we'll bring directors on, the actors back in, and really start delving in deeper and reflecting back and making sure that it's the perfect season."

The third season of The Witcher does not have a premiere date yet, but the return of Geralt is on the horizon. Let's celebrate that.

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