According to an Instagram story by hair and makeup stylist Jacqueline Rathore, The Witcher’s second season has officially wrapped. The explanation comes after laborious and protracted production due to delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is great news for individual fans of The Witcher.
It’s been over a year since cameras started rolling into the highly anticipated second season. Filming began in February 2020, but didn’t get too much before it had to stop. Production resumed in August 2020, but was delayed again due to positive COVID-19 evaluations, one of those involved in this show. Despite all these hurdles, filming has finally come to an end and the end is in sight for now 2 of The Witcher.
The production has plagued fans with a lot of information over the years, promising the showrunner a confusing plot for countless set photos. The new season should continue to emerge from Andrezh Sapkowski’s acclaimed The Witcher fantasy book series, specifically the third novel, ‘Blood of Elves’. The plot of the novel should give fans of the television series some of those big moments they expected when the showrunners choose to stay true to the movie, namely Ciri’s transformation from a shy, sheltered princess into a daring warrior. This development includes the help of all Geralt, who not only helps Ciri hone her battle and magical abilities, but also becomes an even more powerful father figure to her.
With filming around next season, fans can breathe a sigh of relief knowing Geralt will likely return to Netflix soon enough. However, no premiere date has been set for Your Witcher, but a prequel series set 1,200 years before the events of the main story has also been ordered by Netflix. While fans may need to be patient, there’s plenty more from The Witcher on the way.