At the Lucca Comics & Games convention in Italy, “The Witcher” show Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, cast members Joey Baty (Dandelion) and Kim Bodnia (Vismer), production designer Andrew Luz and costume designer Lucinda Wright surprised audiences with the introduction of the trailer and poster. For the second season. There are also new images from the series, which will premiere on December 17.

The date for the second season of “The Witcher” was announced during WitcherCon – a joint event for fans of the series and CD Projekt “The Witcher” games.

What will be the second season of “The Witcher”

Convinced that Yennefer died at the Battle of Suden Hill, Geralt of Rivia takes Princess Cirella to the safest place he knows – his childhood home in Ker Morhen. While behind its walls kings and elves, humans and demons fight for supremacy over the continent, Geralt must protect the girl from something More dangerous: the mysterious power hidden in the princess ”- we read in the description of the second season of the successful Netflix series based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s prose.

In mid-June, the first teaser for the second season of “The Witcher” was released.

The second season of “The Witcher”: action and cast

Season 2 will feature: Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allen, Joey Patty, Mae Anna Boring, Tom Canton, Lily Cooper, Jeremy Crawford, Eamonn Farren, Mahesh Jado, Terence Maynard, Lars Mikkelsen, Mimi M Khaisa, Royce Peresson, Wilson Mpomio Anna Shaffer and Terica Wilson-Reed.

It was previously announced that in the second season they will also play: Yassin Athor as Queen, Agnes Born in Verena, Paul Bullion as Lambert, Basil Edenbeans as Eskell, Aisha Fabian Ross as Lydia, Christopher Hevjo as Nevelin, Messia Simpson As Francesca and Kim. Bodenya is like Wissemer.

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Lauren Schmidt Hissrich is the show’s model and executive producer. The executive producers are Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Tomek Baginski, Jason F Brown, Sean Daniel, Mike Ostrowski, Steve Job, and Yaroslav Sauko.

The second season, directed by Stephen Sorcic (Umbrella Academy), Sarah O’Gorman (cursed), Ed Bazalgette (The Fall of the Kingdom) and Louise Hooper (and trickster).

Shooting for the second season of “The Witcher” began at the beginning of last year and ended in early April this year. They have stopped several times due to the epidemic. The shootings took place at 15 locations in the UK. 89 crew members and about 1,200 crew members participated in the work.

The first eight-episode season of “The Witcher” premiered on Netflix on December 20, 2019. The production quickly gained huge popularity, a week after its premiere, it was among the most popular series. On VoD platforms in the USA, as well as the most watched Netflix series in Poland, Germany, France and Great Britain.

Soon after, Netflix confirmed that it intended to film another season of “The Witcher”. However, work on the series has been interrupted several times, mainly due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The first season is based on selected short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski from the collections “Miecz destiny” and “The Last Wish”, which predate the so-called Wizard’s Saga and were used to outline individual characters before they first met each other.

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Netflix has more than 200 million subscribers

Netflix is ​​currently the most popular streaming service in the world.

Last quarter, Netflix had 16.1 percent revenue growth. to $7.5 billion and net profit from $790 million to $1.45 billion. And the number of subscribers on the platform increased by 4.4 million to 213.56 million, and the successful “Squid Game” series watched 142 million subscribers for four weeks after its premiere. The average revenue per subscriber of the platform increased by 7%, and without taking into account the fluctuation of exchange rates – by 5%. Operating margin was 23.5 percent, down 3.1 percentage points. over a year ago

This year, the platform intends to spend $17 billion on its content. In the first quarter, her biggest hits were “Destiny: The Winx Saga”, “Lupine”, “Ginny & Georgia”, and the Polish film “Love to the Square” gained 31 million viewers.