Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will be the model and executive producer for the third series of “The Witcher”, and the other executive producers will be Tomek Bagiński, Jason F. Brown, Sean Daniel, Mike Ostrowski, Steve Gaub and Jarosław Sawko.
In the Netflix announcement, a few sentences were added about the new season of “The Witcher”: “As the rulers, witches, and monsters of the continent attempt to capture Ciri, Geralt carries her outside of Sintra to protect his newly reunited family from those who threaten her. Tasked with training Ciri, Yennefer leads them to a protected castle in Aretuza, where she hopes to learn more about the girl’s extraordinary powers. But it turns out that they find themselves in the middle of a struggle filled with corrupt politics, black magic and villainy. They have to fight and put everything on one card – or risk losing themselves forever.
Netflix has not yet announced a release date for the third season of “The Witcher.”
– The Witcher (@witchernetflix) April 4, 2022
“The Witcher” has been on Netliks for over two years
The eight-episode first 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 United States. , as well as the most watched Netflix series in Poland, Germany, France and Great Britain.
Filming for the second season of the series “The Witcher” began in early 2020, and was completed at the beginning of April of last 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 second season of “The Witcher,” which also consists of eight episodes, premiered on Netflix on December 17 last year. In the financial report, the platform said it was watched with a total of 484 million hours in the first four weeks.
The series “The Witcher” is based on the stories and novels of Andrzej Sapkowski about the wizard Geralt. The Polish company CD Projekt has produced three video games under the “The Witcher” brand based on these songs, and the third, which went on sale in May 2015, was a worldwide success. In the second half of March, CD Projekt announced that it was working on another game in the series.
At the end of last year, the number of Netflix subscribers reached 221.84 million subscribers globally, compared to 213.56 million in the previous quarter and 203.66 million at the end of 2020. The company’s revenue in the fourth quarter of last year increased by 16 percent year on year. – From 6.64 to 7.71 billion US dollars, and net profit – from 542 million US dollars to 607 million US dollars.
For two years, Netflix was the most popular VoD platform in Poland. According to a Mediapanel study in February of this year. It was visited by 14.35 million Polish Internet users, each of whom spent an average of 5 hours 39.5 minutes. HBO GO took second place in the ranking, with 4.42 million users.
Netflix, like other global VoD publishers, does not disclose the number of subscribers it has in Poland. Unofficially, it is said that there are more than a million of them.
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