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Netflix's Witcher - Filming of S2 Begins, Official Cast Revealed

Paul Wozniak, yesterday, 21:16

Netflix officially confirmed the start of filming for the second season of The Witcher. The premiere of new episodes is planned for 2021. By the way, we also got to know the actors and actresses who will join the cast.

Netflix's Witcher – Army of Elves in Season 2? New Shots From the Set

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 February 2020, 11:45

Redanian Intelligence has published new photos from the set of the second season of The Witcher, presenting the elvish Scoia'tael fighters. In addition, the website shared further reports on Netflix's production.

The Witcher 3 on Switch – Cross-save with PC and New Graphic Options

Mat1K, 18 February 2020, 14:19

In the next few days there should be a new update for the Switch edition of The Witcher 3. Ten new graphic options and a cross-save function will be added to the game.

Netflix's Witcher Remains the Most Popular TV Show in the World

Paul Wozniak, 17 February 2020, 19:52

Thanks to the data presented by Parrot Analytics, we learned that The Witcher series from Neflix is still the most popular TV production in the world. The adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's prose has not dropped from the first place in seven weeks.

Rumors About The Witcher Season 2: Lambert and Cohen Roles Cast

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 February 2020, 21:56

Production of the second season of The Witcher has started, as the Redanian Intelligence website reports, which also learned who will play two more Kaer Morhen witchers.

The Witcher - TV Show Boosts Wild Hunt and Book Sales by 500%

Adrian Werner, 14 February 2020, 16:39

Thanks to the NPD analytics group we learned the exact increase of Sapkowski's books and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sales in the USA. The jumps were huge and were caused mainly by the premiere of The Witcher series on Netflix.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf Will Star Vesemir

Milosz Szubert, 30 January 2020, 13:06

We got to know the first details about The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf animation from Netflix. It will tell the adventures of young Vesemir. Moreover, a new promotional video of the live-action series appeared online.

Netflix Confirms The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

Michael Kulakowski, 22 January 2020, 23:32

Rumors about the emerging animated film under the title The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf have just been confirmed. The picture will be created by screenwriters and showrunners of Netflix's live-action series, and its animation will be created by South Korean Studio Mir, known from The Legend of Korra and Voltron: Legendary Defender.

Witcher Saga Boom in the U.S. Continues, Reprints Were Necessary

Milosz Szubert, 16 January 2020, 13:27

The American branch of the Orbit Publishing House has commissioned the printing of over 500,000 new copies of all eight books belonging to The Witcher cycle. All because of the increased interest in Andrzej Sapkowski's works caused by the Netflix series.

Netflix Releases Interactive Map of The Witcher Universe

Konrad Serafinski, 11 January 2020, 20:50

Netflix released an interactive world map of The Witcher series. It is accompanied by a timeline on which we can find chronologically arranged events relevant to the plot of the series. Also, Jaskier's birthday.

Henry Cavill Thanks Fans For Watching Netflix's Witcher

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 January 2020, 23:02

Henry Cavill is pleased with The Witcher's reception by the audience. This is what his entry on Instagram suggests, in which he thanked the fans for appreciating the series and announced his return to the role in the second season, whose production has just started.

Over 8 Million Copies of The Witcher 3 Sold on Steam, Sales Boosted by TV Show

Bart Swiatek, 03 January 2020, 12:48

The premiere of The Witcher series on Netflix, as well as the preceding promo campaign, had a very positive impact on sales of The Witcher 3 on Steam. In the last 6 months alone, CD Projekt RED's game has reached 2 million customers. In total, Wild Hunt was bought over 8 million times on Steam.

The Witcher 3 Became the Most Popular Steam Game in History

Adrian Werner, 02 January 2020, 13:15

New Year has brought a new activity record on Steam, achieved by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. At the hottest moment of the day, more than 100,000 people were playing the game at the same time.

Baginski: We Made Quite a lot of Mistakes When Making The Witcher

Konrad Serafinski, 02 January 2020, 11:25

Tomasz Baginski revealed in an interview with Polish website wyborcza.pl that not everything went according to plan with The Witcher. However, the producer stresses that in the case of the second season the film crew is in a much better position.

The Witcher 3 With New Activity Record on Steam

Adrian Werner, 30 December 2019, 11:30

Thanks to the Witcher series from Netflix we have lived to see a real renaissance of RPGs from this franchise. Yesterday, new activity records on Steam were achieved by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and The Witcher: Enhanced Edition.

The Witcher 3 a Step Away From New Popularity Record on Steam

Adrian Werner, 29 December 2019, 17:23

Netflix's Witcher series drives the popularity of CD Projekt RED's trilogy. Yesterday, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition set a new record of activity on Steam, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can repeat this feat any moment now. Andrzej Sapkowski became the most popular writer on Amazon.

Netflix's Witcher Praised on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 December 2019, 20:35

The Witcher may not have impressed the critics, but the show gained a devoted audience. The Netflix series is highly-rated among the Internet users, who share their impressions on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

The Witcher's Showrunner on Plans for Season 2 and Behind the Scenes

Konrad Serafinski, 24 December 2019, 14:20

Lauren S. Hissrich, showrunner of the Witcher from Netflix, gave an interesting interview to GamesRadar+. In it, the artist talked about her plans for the second season and revealed several behind-the-scenes stories from the production of the show.

Sapkowski Delighted with Cavill's Geralt

Laty, 24 December 2019, 11:17

The Witcher is one of Netflix's greatest successes so far. The author of the source material is satisfied with Henry Cavill's acting and compares him to Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings.

Number of Witcher Players Grows After the Premiere of Netflix's Show

Adrian Werner, 23 December 2019, 14:12

Thanks to the premiere of The Witcher from Netflix, the number of players of CD Projekt RED's RPG trilogy has increased significantly on Steam.

CD Projekt Reaches Agreement With Sapkowski on the Witcher

Michael Kulakowski, 20 December 2019, 23:52

CD Projekt and Andrzej Sapkowski signed an agreement ending a dispute that had been going on for a year, which started after the writer made demands for a payment of compensation of $16 million. Thanks to the settlement, the company can still adapt the Witcher franchise, not only in the form of games, but also comics and all kinds of gadgets.

CD Projekt RED Presents Figurine of Ciri and Kitsune

Agnes Adamus, 20 December 2019, 23:24

Today, CD Project RED showed a limited edition of a witcher figurine - Ciri and Kitsune. The hand-painted work inspired by Japanese folklore is priced at 247 euros.

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 December 2019, 23:01

The Korean age rating organization classified Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. The entry concerns the Nintendo Switch version, which may indicate that the title will soon join The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Witcher: Total War - Witcher Mod for Medieval II is in the Works

Paul Wozniak, 20 December 2019, 22:42

A mod is being created that will take Sapkowski's Witcher universe to the popular strategy game Medieval II: Total War. The devs want to recreate the whole known world map and introduce 29 playable fractions. So far, we do not know the planned release date of their work.

The Witcher Netflix Series Reviews; Character Names Have Too Many Vowels

Bart Swiatek, 20 December 2019, 13:45

Today, The Witcher, an adaptation of the books by Polish fantasy writer Andrzej Sapkowski, debuted on Netflix. The show has already been rated by critics and now boasts an average of 71% and 53% on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic. Have the producers delivered?

Netflix's Witcher - Final Trailer Released

Adrian Werner, 12 December 2019, 13:14

Netflix has released the final trailer for The Witcher, focusing on the plot of the adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's novels.

Netflix Introduces Main Characters of The Witcher

qjin, 09 December 2019, 23:37

Netflix has published new promotional materials for The Witcher. They focus on the main characters: Geralt, Yennefer and Ciri. The videos also show new scenes where you can get a better look at Jaskier.

CD Projekt RED Won't Make a Sequel to Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Konrad Serafinski, 07 December 2019, 23:08

Paweł Burza from CD Projekt RED informed that the studio does not plan to continue Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. This is not very good news for Witcher's fans, but it is worth noting that during the next few years, the company will probably be busy creating content for Cyberpunk 2077.

Alzur's Legacy - Premiere of Witcher Fan-Movie

Adrian Werner, 07 December 2019, 19:28

After a week's delay, Alzur's Legacy / Half Century of Poetry Later, a fan production set in the Witcher universe, finally made its debut on YouTube.

Polish Dub of Netflix's Witcher has Geralt of Rivia Voiced by Himself

Paul Wozniak, 06 December 2019, 14:10

Official information from Netflix confirms that Polish viewers will be able to watch The Witcher with dubbing and voiceover. Starring as Geralt of Rivia, the Polish voice of Johnny Silverhand and a retired witcher himself, Michal Zebrowski.

New Posters for Netflix's Witcher; CDP Red Invites Cavill to the Studio

Bebop, 06 December 2019, 00:02

Netflix revealed new posters promoting The Witcher. Meanwhile, the main actor of the show, Henry Cavill, received an offer from CD Projekt RED. The Polish developers invited the actor to their HQ in Warsaw.

The Witcher Will Appear in a Game With Mechs

Bart Swiatek, 05 December 2019, 13:58

Geralt of Rivia get a guest appearance in another game. This time we are talking about Daemon X Machina - a post-apocalyptic action adventure game with mechs in the main role, developed by First Studio. The title is available only on the Nintendo Switch console.

Netflix's Witcher - Henry Cavill on Fans, Haters and Geralt

Bebop, 04 December 2019, 22:18

Henry Cavill, the actor playing Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher, was a guest on Jake's Takes. In four minutes he revealed his favorite roles and admitted how he perceives the fans. Including persons considered to be toxic.

Almost 10" and $700 - Spectacular Figure of The Witcher 3's Yennefer

Bebop, 03 December 2019, 22:43

Pre-orders for figures of the famous sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in an alternative costume have just launched. Beloved of Geralt of Rivia looks stellar, but potential collectors may be deterred by the high price.

Premiere of Fan-made Witcher Movie Delayed by a Week

Milosz Szubert, 29 November 2019, 20:42

The creators of Alzur's Legacy (Polish title: Half Century of Poetry Later), a fan-made film set in the universe of Andrzej Sapkowski's books, decided to postpone the premiere on YouTube. The movie will debut on December 7.

We've Seen Alzur's Legacy; Fan-made Witcher Movie Holds its Own

Adrian Werner, 28 November 2019, 14:09

One of our editors has already seen Alzur's Legacy (Polish title: Half Century of Poetry Later), a fan-made film set in the universe of The Witcher. He came out of the screening very pleased.

Netflix's Witcher - Baginski and Hissrich Defend Nilfgaardian Armors

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 November 2019, 13:07

Nowa Fantastyka magazine interviewed the producers of The Witcher. During the conversation, Lauren S. Hissrich and Tomasz Baginski spoke about the controversial appearance of the armor of Nilfgaard soldiers, which remains a thorn in the side of the fan community.

Netflix's Witcher - First Opinions are Very Enthusiastic

Bart Swiatek, 25 November 2019, 12:36

Some critics have already had the opportunity to see the first five episodes of The Witcher from Netflix. Everything seems to indicate that the company has delivered a very successful work, which is distinguished by great acting and excellent visuals. However, it is an adaptation that strays from the books in some places.

Official Poster of Netflix's Witcher

qjin, 20 November 2019, 22:16

Netflix released the official poster of the upcoming TV show The Witcher There is only one month left before the premiere of the first season, which will consist of eight episodes.

Netflix Confirms The Witcher Season Two

Michael Kulakowski, 13 November 2019, 22:32

Even before the premiere of the first episode of The Witcher, Netflix announced that it is starting the production of the show's second season. The cast and film crew of the series remain unchanged. According to the producers' plans, more episodes of The Witcher will air in 2021.

The Witcher (Netflix) - Trailer's Secrets and a Ton of New Photos

Christian Pieniazek, 13 November 2019, 14:24

A lot of new photos from Netflix's The Witcher have appeared on the web. In addition, a video material in which Lauren S. Hissrich and Tomasz Baginski discuss individual elements of the latest trailer, revealing various tidbits from behind the scenes, has been released by Netflix Poland.

Netflix's The Witcher - Production of 2nd Season Begins This Month?

Adrian Werner, 11 November 2019, 10:39

Thanks to a tweet of the show's props specialist we learned that the production of the second season of The Witcher may start this month.

Witcher Coins; Sapkowski's Cooperation With The Mint of Gdansk

Konrad Serafinski, 08 November 2019, 14:31

The Mint of Gdansk, in cooperation with Andrzej Sapkowski, will produce a series of collector coins based on The Witcher. For the time being, the available coins are related thematically to the short story collection Last Wish.

Netflix's Witcher - Books Have Enough Material to Sustain the Show for 20 Years

Bart Swiatek, 07 November 2019, 13:18

Lauren S. Hissrich, the showrunner of the The Witcher from Netflix, is convinced that Andrzej Sapkowski's books contain material for up to twenty seasons. We also have new information about the tone and atmosphere of the show.

Sapkowski: I Care Neither About the Fate of My Characters Nor Money

Julia Dragovic, 03 November 2019, 22:19

Here's even more intriguing statements of Andrzej Sapkowski from Lucca Comics & Games. The author referred in interviews to Netflix' TV show, CD Projekt RED, and his approach to money. He also revealed who his favourite fantasy author is (hint: not Andrzej Sapkowski).

The Witcher from Netflix: Plans For as Much as Seven Seasons

Konrad Serafinski, 01 November 2019, 21:25

Lauren Hissrich, the Witcher's showrunner, revealed in one of an interviews that she has a plan for seven seasons of the series. It is worth noting that this is not the first time that the author has mentioned far-reaching plans for the development of the series.

Netflix's The Witcher - Full Trailer and Air Date of the Show

qjin, 31 October 2019, 17:22

A new trailer for The Witcher from Netflix has appeared on the web. With its release, the official air date of the show was disclosed. The production will debut on the popular streaming platform at the end of December, this year.

Andrzej Sapkowski: “I’m a master of video games”

Paul Wozniak, 31 October 2019, 14:27

A panel took place during Lucca Comics and Games event, with the participation of Andrzej Sapkowski. The author answered the questions asked by the participants. Thanks to this we learned, among other things, that the creator of The Witcher knows 20 languages and considers himself a master gamer.

Witcher 3 on Switch in Top Ten Most Frequently Purchased Games

Paul Wozniak, 25 October 2019, 22:03

According to the Games Sales Data report, the Nintendo Switch version of The Witcher 3 is selling very well, thanks to which the game returned this week to the top ten best-selling games in the EMEAA region. FIFA 20 still reigns in the first place.

New Shots From Netflix's Witcher

Paul Wozniak, 24 October 2019, 23:09

Four new photos from The Witcher by Netflix have been published online. They were released by the Italian website Corriere, and were accompanied by interviews with the cast of the series, which shed new light on the locations and characters of Geralt and Ciri.