Determined for Netflix’s The Witcher season 3 information? I do not blame you. Ever for the reason that finish of season 2, followers have been clamouring for details about season 3. Regardless of coronavirus delays, the subsequent chapter of the Witcher has wrapped up filming and is confirmed to launch subsequent summer time. That is additionally the final season we will count on to see Henry Cavill’s rendition of Geralt, as Liam Hemsworth will exchange him for Season 4. 

Particulars are nonetheless slightly skinny on the bottom about what—and who—we will count on to see in The Witcher season 3, however rumors abound. Let’s check out all the pieces we all know to date. 

All the things we find out about The Witcher season 3 

The Witcher season 3 launch date

Filming for Season 3 completed in September, and with many Covid restrictions now lifted worldwide, we held hopes that we would see a brand new season this 12 months. Nonetheless, at Netflix’s Tudum dwell stream, the corporate revealed that The Witcher season 3 will launch in summer time 2023.

It is a reduction that we lastly have a concrete window to count on this season, as a result of there have been a number of manufacturing delays as a result of security considerations. Beforehand, Netflix confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter that the season’s manufacturing was paused by a coronavirus outbreak, supposedly with Henry Cavill himself testing constructive. It is the third time that Covid-19 has led to a halt within the show’s filming since 2020. 

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The Witcher season 3 plot

In collection 3, the story can be based mostly on the plot of Time of Contempt, as instructed solely by Hissrich to TechRadar. Collider was additionally instructed that one other huge story from Blood of Elves is more likely to be instructed in season 3, which separates the concept that Hissrich needs to do a guide per season. Lots of the novels characteristic quick tales involving Geralt and co. at totally different occasions of their lives, so it is sensible to cut and alter issues to suit the collection.

This main Blood of Elves plot may very well be the formation of the Scoia’tael—a coalition of types between the dwarves and elves—or who Rience’s grasp is. We might additionally meet Shani, a medical pupil launched within the books and The Witcher 3 DLC Hearts of Stone. What’s sure is that we’ll be listening to extra from Philippa Eilhart and Dijkstra in Redania and Vilgefortz’s actual ambitions are more likely to be revealed in Aretuza. 

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The official The Witcher Twitter account revealed that after once more, Geralt can be shuttling Ciri off for her safety and Yen thinks Aretuza is simply the place. Sadly, one other harmful plot is afoot upon their arrival, with political corruption, betrayals and demise in every single place. It would not be The Witcher if there was a cheerful ending, would it not?

If Hissrich stays true to Time of Content material’s plot, the story is about to get much more darkish and violent than in earlier seasons. As ever, Geralt can be confronted with tough decisions to make and sides to decide on, with remaining morally gray not an possibility. Ciri’s powers proceed to develop—each in impressiveness and hazard—and extra associates and foes than ever earlier than can be scorching on her tail, significantly now that her father was revealed to be Emperor Emhyr of Nilfgaard.

Followers of the show who discovered season 1’s fluid timeline complicated can be glad to listen to that season three will observe the lead of the second, with the show going down throughout a shorter timescale and following a chronological order. Lots of the cast, akin to Cavill and Anya Chalotra, who performs Yennefer, wish to keep as loyal to the books as attainable in order that their characters are represented correctly.

What number of seasons of The Witcher will there be?

Talking with Collider, Hissrich confirmed that there is a plan to supply seven seasons of the show, although that is dependent upon The Witcher being renewed after every season. That is your one warning to not cancel it, Netflix, or I will be very upset.

We lately realized that Liam Hemsworth can be selecting up the Witcher helm for season 4, so season 3 can be our final time seeing Cavill as Geralt. It is an odd change up so late into the collection, however hopefully it lands easily.

“As with the best of literary characters, I cross the torch with reverence for the time spent embodying Geralt and enthusiasm to see Liam’s tackle this most fascinating and nuanced of males.” Cavill mentioned in a put up shared to Instagram”Liam, good sir, this character has such an exquisite depth to him, take pleasure in diving in and seeing what you will discover.” 

Sadly, we haven’t any trailers or official season 3 photos but however after we do, we’ll be posting them right here. Within the meantime, there’s The Witcher prequel Blood Origins to sit up for which ought to drop this 12 months, in addition to a Witcher cookbookwhich got here out in October.

Season 1 and a pair of recap

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Should you’ve forgotten the plot of the final two seasons, you will discover the recaps of every episode beneath. 

Season 1 recap

  1. The Finish’s Starting
  2. 4 Marks
  3. Betrayer Moon
  4. Of Banquets, Bastards, and Burials
  5. Bottled Appetites
  6. Uncommon Species
  7. Earlier than a Fall
  8. A lot Extra

Season 2 recap

  • A grain of fact
  • Kaer Morhen
  • What’s misplaced
  • Redanian Intelligence
  • Flip your again
  • Pricey good friend
  • Voleth Meir
  • Household

Season 3 cast record

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4 new characters be part of The Witcher season 3

Netflix lately introduced 4 new characters that can be showing in The Witcher season 3 alongside their respective actors.

  • Robbie Amell as Galatin
  • Meng-er Zhang as Milva
  • Hugh Skinner as Prince Radovid
  • Christelle Elwin as Mistle

Milva in-particular is an thrilling piece of casting, since followers of the books will know that this straight-speaking archer is among the most essential characters who did not find yourself making her manner into the video games. Although the collection has strayed from the books a good bit, it is nonetheless doubtless that she’ll play a giant function. Although much less essential within the novels, Radovid additionally turns into a reasonably large character within the video games, significantly in Wild Hunt, so it’s going to be attention-grabbing to see what function he performs.

Witcher fansite Redanian Intelligence has additionally collected two units of unconfirmed Witcher Season 3 castings, however till these are verified by Netflix, it is in all probability secure to take them with a grain of salt.

The Witcher season 3 returning cast

It is unlikely that we’ll see Vesemir and the opposite Witchers in season 3 as Geralt, Ciri and Yen go away Kaer Morhen, however we’re more likely to see some now-familiar characters like Eilhart, Rience and Francesca within the upcoming season. This record hasn’t been confirmed but however given the central characters in Time of Contempt, it is a good educated guess.

  • Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia  
  • Freya Allen as Princess Cirilla of Cintra 
  • Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg  
  • Anna Shaffer as Triss Merigold  
  • Joey Batey as Jaskier  
  • Eamon Farren as Cahir 
  • Mimî M. Khayisa as Fringilla Vigo  
  • MyAnna Buring as Tissaia de Vries  
  • Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz  
  • Chris Fulton as Rience  
  • Aisha Fabienne Ross as Lydia van Bredevoort  
  • Tom Canton as Filavandrel  
  • Mecia Simson as Francesca Findabair
  • Royce Pierreson as Istredd  
  • Cassie Clare as Philippa Eilhart  
  • Graham McTavish as Sigismund Dijkstra  
  • Ed Birch as King Vizimir of Redania  
  • Lars Mikkelsen as Stregobor  
  • Terence Maynard as Artorius Vigo  
  • Wilson Mbomio as Dara  
  • Bart Edwards as Duny/ Emperor Emhyr/ The White Flame of Nilfgaard 
  • Adjoa Andoh as Nenneke 
  • Simon Callow as Codringher 
  • Liz Carr as Fenn  
  • Kaine Zajaz as Gage  
  • Sam Hazeldine as Eredin, the King of the Wild Hunt 
  • Jim Sturgeon as Aplegatt 

Redanian Intelligence additionally thinks it is doubtless that Netflix has one other villain named The Professor, however this hasn’t been confirmed but, both, so watch this area. Moreover, they’ve shared an unconfirmed report that Rience can be recast in Season 3, being performed by actor Sam Woolf as a substitute of Season 2’s Chris Fulton.

Filming is going down in Longcross Studios within the UK and in areas in Italy, Slovenia and Croatia, which means that we’ll be visiting a number of areas on this planet of the Witcher, making this cast record much more doubtless. 

And that is it! Should you want extra Witcher content material in your life, The Witcher 3 next-gen update must be coming quickly, seemingly full with new quests from the show, in addition to updates for each DLCs.