While we’ve already seen the first trailer for Netflix’s live-action series based on The Witcher, we have yet to receive a solid release date. A couple of weeks ago, one Netflix executive said that some reshoots were underway this month but that a late October/early November release date was still planned. Now, a different release date has popped up from one of Netflix’s social media accounts, pointing to a more realistic December release date.
According to one of Netflix’s official social media accounts, The Witcher release date is set for the 17th of December, which falls more in line with what we were hearing earlier in the year. The post in question was promptly deleted so things could still change, but for now, it looks like we should be expecting a December release.
The Witcher series was announced a couple of years ago and has been spearheaded by Lauren S. Hissrich, who also worked on other prominent Netflix shows, like Daredevil. Over time, Henry Cavill was brought in to star as Geralt, Freya Allan will be playing Ciri and Anya Chalotra will be playing Yennefer. The rest of the cast has also been filled out, although there are rumblings that one key character was recast, leading to the current batch of reshoots- although we don’t have confirmation on which character that might have been.
Work on season 2 should be getting under way in 2020, so there is still plenty more Witcher news to come.
KitGuru Says: There are still some doubts as to how good The Witcher can be in live-action form but I am remaining hopeful. Are many of you looking forward to The Witcher on Netflix? Will you be tuning in as soon as it drops?