Season 5 of The Witcher confirmed, filming schedule announced

The third season of The Witcher arrives in June, but Netflix is ​​already making plans for the future. Season 4 is officially green-lighted, but casting director Sophie Holland has confirmed it The witcher season 5 and his shooting schedule in an interview with meeting.

“We’re just about to begin filming Season 4 with Liam Hemsworth and there will be a brief hiatus before we go straight into Season 5,” Holland said.

What to expect from the future of The Witcher franchise?

Based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s book series of the same name, The Witcher chronicles the adventures of Geralt of Rivia, the magically enhanced monster hunter known as the Witcher. Henry Cavill plays Geralt, tasked with protecting Ciri (Freya Allan), the princess of Cintra. The series is also about Yennefer von Vengerberg (Anya Chalotra), the quarter elf sorceress.

Created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, The Witcher season 1 debuted on December 20, 2019 and season 2 premiered on December 17, 2021. This first season is the ninth most popular English TV series on Netflix. The first five episodes of the third season will be released on Netflix on June 29th, the last three episodes will be released on July 27th.

In addition to Cavill, Allan and Chalotra, The Witcher cast includes Eamon Farren, MyAnna Buring, Joey Batey, Anna Shaffer, Mimî M. Khayisa, Royce Pierreson, Mahesh Jadu and Wilson Mbomio. When The Witcher returns for Season 4, Liam Hemsworth will star as Geralt, replacing Cavill, who left the project in October 2022.

The Witcher franchise has grown since it debuted on Netflix. A prequel miniseries, The Witcher: Blood Origin, premiered in December 2022, while an animated origin story, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, launched in August 2021.