The Witcher finally finished filming the second season and to celebrate Netflix launched a video that shows a little behind the scenes of the production of the new episodes. Watch above.
The recording of the second season of the epic series began more than a year ago, but among the 158 days on the set, three situations affected the development of the production. In March last year, The Witcher he paused the routine with the rest of the world due to the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and returned only in August, but filming soon had to be stopped again in November, after four crew members tested positive for the disease.
In mid-December, Henry Cavill, who plays none other than the series’ protagonist, suffered an injury while filming the second season at London’s Arborfield Studios. According to the tabloid The Sun, what happened was a muscle injury in the leg without much concern, but that removed the actor from the set for a short period. In addition, the The Witcher he paused for a few days due to the year-end recess.
At the end of the year, Netflix released some exclusive content about the fantasy on Twitter so that fans do not lose expectations with the new episodes. With a series of “spies” in a week called Witchmas Celebration, the production released unpublished photos and even a page from the script for the second season, which indicated that perhaps one of the new chapters will bring a short story in the books to the screens.
According to CBR, the second season of The Witcher is expected to debut on Netflix in the fall, starting in September this year. Previously, it was predicted that everything would be ready for streaming in August.
The epic fantasy series is one of Netflix’s biggest hits today. The first season arrived in the catalog in December 2019 and was attended by 76 million paid subscribers around the world, and although there are all these complications that prevent the second season from setting a premiere date, the streaming platform has already released the synopsis of the new episodes:
Convinced of Yennefer’s death in the Battle of Sodden, Geralt of Rivia takes Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows: Kaer Morhen, where he spent his childhood. While kings, elves, humans and demons struggle for supremacy outside the walls of the Continent, the girl faces a far greater danger: her own power.
The Witcher is based on the series best-seller of fantasy books written by Andrzej Sapkowski and Przemysław Truściński. In addition to Henry Cavill, the cast features Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan and Joey Batey.
Fonte: YouTube (Netflix)
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