The filming of the first season of The Witcher, a Netflix fantasy series, is complete. Producer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich has shared on Instagrama photo taken at the farewell party. A similar photo was also uploaded by actress Natasha Culzac.
In turn, the fan blog Redanian Intelligence published a short video from the event. What's noteworth about is the fact that for a moment you can get a glimpse at the logo of the series. Of course, it may still be subject to change before the premiere.
Let us remind that the first season will consist of eight episodes. In accordance with Netflix's tradition, all episodes will be published at the same time.
The exact release date has not yet been disclosed. Some time ago, Ted Sarandos, Netflix' head of content, announced that we the series will air in the fourth quarter of this year. A few weeks ago there were unconfirmed reports that the series will debut on December 20.
It is worth mentioning that recently we have had many opportunities to write about The Witcher. The materials from the plan show Nilfgaard armour, and stuntman Vladimir Furdik revealed that the scenario of the upcoming adaptation was significantly changed nine times during the production process.
The great popularity of Game of Thrones made many services and channels want their own fantasy series. Netflix showed the best reflexes and the Witcher will air before the debut of the biggest competitors, among which are the adaptation of the novel cycle The Wheel of Time, prequel to Lord of the Rings (both projects are created for Amazon) and the spin-off to Game of Throne.
Netflix does not intend to limit itself to the Witcher only. The company also plans a series based on The Chronicles of Narnia and a live action adaptation of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender.
- Netflix' The Witcher official website