The Witcher season 2 announced by Netflix


However, Netflix isn't waiting around before diving into the further adventures of Geralt of Rivia.

The main trailer for the first season of The Witcher showcased the series' huge budget, teasing a show that could match Game of Thrones in sheer scale.

On Wednesday morning, Netflix chose to go ahead and green-light a second season for the new series that stars Henry Cavill as monster-hunter Geralt of Rivia, ahead of the show's debut on Netflix a little more than a month from now (on December 20).

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The Witcher is coming back for season 2! "I could not be more proud of what the incredible cast and crew of The Witcher have accomplished, and can't wait for the world to dig in and enjoy these stories with us", showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich tweeted.

Geralt's second sword is famously made out of silver, and has many runes etched into it - in order to kill supernatural monsters easier.

Many fans know him from the wildly popular video game franchise, but the show is taking inspiration only from the books.

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The synopsis from Netflix: "The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family".

Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher. But when destiny hurtles Geralt toward a powerful sorceress and a young princess with a unsafe secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together. Among the other members of the series' large ensemble cast are Jodhi May, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Adam Levy, MyAnna Buring, Mimi Ndiweni, Therica Wilson-Read, and Emma Appleton.

The Witcher is set to premiere on December 20 on Netflix.

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