Friday, February 21, 2020

'The Witcher' S2 Production Underway, New Cast Announced


Today Netflix confirmed that production has begun on season 2 of The Witcher, revealing the new names that have joined the cast. We also learned what characters will be returning and who will be directing the eight episodes in season 2.

Read the full press release below and stay tuned for the latest updates!


This month, Netflix’s The Witcher began production on season 2 in the UK, for a planned launch in 2021 (date TBC) 

Returning to the cast for season two are Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible - Fallout, Man of Steel) who leads the cast of The Witcher saga, playing the role of Geralt of Rivia. Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) returns as the sorceress Yennefer, Freya Allan (Third Day, Gunpowder Milkshake) as Ciri and Joey Batey (Knightfall, Strike) as fan-favourite Jaskier.


New cast for season two include Yasen Atour (Young Wallender) as Coen, Agnes Bjorn as Vereena, Paul Bullion (Peaky Blinders) as Lambert, Thue Ersted Rasmussen (Fast and Furious 9) as Eskel, Aisha Fabienne Ross (The Danish Girl) as Lydia, Kristofer Hivju (Game of Thrones) as Nivellen, and recent graduate Mecia Simson, as Francesca.

The series will be directed by Stephen Surjik (Umbrella Academy) who will direct 201 and 202, Sarah O’Gorman (Cursed) for episodes 203 and 204, Ed Bazalgette (The Last Kingdom) for episodes 205 and 208, and Geeta Patel (Meet The Patels) for episodes 206 and 207.

Other returning cast include MyAnna Buring (Kill List) as Tissaia, Tom Canton (Good Karma Hospital) as Filavandrel, Lilly Cooper (Peterloo) as Murta, Jeremy Crawford (Titans) as Yarpin Zigrin, Eamon Farren (Twin Peaks) as Cahir, Mahesh Jadu (Marco Polo) as Vilgefortz, Terence Maynard (Cursed) as Artorius, Lars Mikkelson (House of Cards) as Stregobor, Mimi Ndiweni (Black Earth Rising) as Fringilla Vigo, Royce Pierreson (Judy) as Istredd, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Hunter Street) as Dara, Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss Merigold, Therica Wilson Read (Young Wallender) as Sabrina.

The Witcher showrunner and Executive Producer, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s The Defenders, Umbrella Academy) commented: “The reaction to season one of The Witcher set a high bar for adding new talent for the second season. Sophie Holland and her casting team have once again found the very best people to embody these characters, and in the hands of these accomplished directors, we’re excited to see these new stories come to life.”

5 comments:

  1. you help uf forget this weary world for a minute we the world thank you all!!!!

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  2. I love Henry as Geralt but call me prudish , I found some scenes a little offensive and definitely bloody. I will give it another chance and cover my eyes if need be. Thank you

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  3. Does anyone know if Agnes Bjorn has IG or smth like that? Wld be cool to know more abt her

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  4. I really appreciate n adore you henry cavill.... Uve played this character really great i think noone else cud do better than uh..... Cant wait for s2 of the witcher 💞 love you

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  5. Dear Sir Henry, Is there anything you cannot do?

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