The Witcher has added seven new cast members to join Henry Cavill in the second season of the series.
Even before The Witcher debuted on Netflix and became one of its biggest hits, the streaming service had already ordered a second season of the Henry Cavill series. Now, production on the second season of The Witcher is underway and seven new cast members have been added to co-star opposite Henry Cavill.
The cast of newcomers joining Henry Cavill includes star Yasen Atour as Coen, Agnes Bjorn as Vereena, Paul Bullion as Lambert, Thue Ersted Rasmussen as Eskel, Aisha Fabienne Ross as Lydia, Mecia Simson as Francesca, and Game of Thrones alum Kristofer Hivju as Nivellen. The Witcher showrunner and executive producer Lauren S. Hissich commended the casting team for assembling another group of talented performers to join the Henry Cavill in the second season:
“The reaction to season one of The Witcher set a high bar for adding new talent for the second season. Sophie Holland and her casting team have once again found the very best people to embody these characters, and in the hands of these accomplished directors, we’re excited to see these new stories come to life.”
In addition to Henry Cavill, returning cast members from the first season of The Witcher include Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Freya Allan as Ciri, Joey Batey as Jaskier, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Tom Canton as Filavandrel, Lilly Cooper as Murta, Jeremy Crawford as Yarpin Zigrin, Eamon Farren as Cahir, Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz, Terence Maynard as Artorius, Lars Mikkelson as Stregobor, Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla Vigo, Royce Pierrseson as Istredd, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte as Dara, Anna Shaffer as Triss Merigold, and Therica Wilson Read as Sabrina.
The second season of Henry Cavill’s The Witcher will be directed by Stephen Surjik, Sarah O’Gorman, Ed Bazalgette, and Geeta Patel. Though a specific date has not been determined, Netflix is planning to launch the second season of Henry Cavill’s The Witcher in 2021.
Here is the official synopsis for the first season of Henry Cavill’s The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.
The Witcher is now available on Netflix.