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The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
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- Netflix website

The Witcher is a TV series exclusive to Netflix, based on the Witcher series by Andrzej Sapkowski, who serves as a creative consultant on the show. It was announced on May 17, 2017, and its first season was released on December 20, 2019.


In December 2017, it was announced that Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will be the series' showrunner.[6] In January 2018, Lauren Hissrich tweeted that the script for the pilot episode was finished.

The first season was filmed in Hungary, Austria, Poland, and the Canary Islands. Principal photography began on October 31, 2018 and wrapped in May 2019.

In Hungary, many scenes were filmed at Malfilm Studios and Origo Studios near Budapest including the town of Blaviken as well as interior scenes in Cintra and Aretuza. Fort Monstor in Komárom was used for exterior scenes depicting the Slaughter of Cintra.

Filming occurred at Tata Castle to represent a part of Rinde from The Last Wish. Additional filming locations in Hungary include Szelim Cave, Jaki Chapel, Kiscelli Museum, Skazen Village Museum, and Tarnok Quarry.

The exteriors of Kreuzenstein Castle near Leobendorf, Austria were used to represent the abandoned castle Vizima in Temeria. The Battle of Sodden Hill was filmed at Ogrodzienic Castle in Poland and Egri vár másolata in Hungary. For the Canary Islands, scenes were shot on Gran Canaria, La Palma, and La Gomera.

In November 2019, before the first season even premiered, it was announced the show was already renewed for a second season and would begin production in London in early 2020, with a planned debut in 2021.[7]

On August 26, 2020, Netflix released a 32 minute documentary, Making The Witcher, that gave behind-the-scenes insight into how the first season was made.[8]

On April 2, 2021, principal photography for the second season was wrapped up.

It was announced during WitcherCon that Season 2 would be released on December 17, 2021.

On October 29, 2022, Henry Cavill announced he was stepping down from his role as Geralt and that Liam Hemsworth would take over the role starting in season 4.[9]

On April 25, 2023, a teaser of season 3 was released, and announced that the season would be released in two volumes. The first would be released on June 29 while the second on July 27.[10]

Main cast[]

Guest cast[]

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These are the so far announced names to appear in Season Three and is subject to change.

Season 4[]

These are the so far announced names to appear in Season Four and is subject to change.

  • Laurence Fishburne as Regis[12]
  • Sharlto Copley as Leo Bonhart[13]
  • Danny Woodburn as Zoltan[13]
  • James Purefoy as Stefan Skellen[13]


Season 1[]

Episode Title Release Date Source Stories
1 The End's Beginning December 20, 2019 "The Lesser Evil"
2 Four Marks December 20, 2019 "The Edge of the World"
3 Betrayer Moon December 20, 2019 "The Witcher"
4 Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials December 20, 2019 "A Question of Price"
5 Bottled Appetites December 20, 2019 "The Last Wish"
6 Rare Species December 20, 2019 "The Bounds of Reason"
7 Before a Fall December 20, 2019 Cintra retrospection in "Something More"
8 Much More December 20, 2019 "Something More"

Season 2[]

Episode Title Release Date Source Stories
1 A Grain of Truth December 17, 2021 "A Grain of Truth"
2 Kaer Morhen December 17, 2021 Blood of Elves
3 What Is Lost December 17, 2021
4 Redanian Intelligence December 17, 2021
5 Turn Your Back December 17, 2021
6 Dear Friend... December 17, 2021
7 Voleth Meir December 17, 2021
8 Family December 17, 2021

Season 3[]

Episode Title Release Date Source Stories
1 Shaerrawedd June 29, 2023 Blood of Elves
2 Unbound June 29, 2023
3 Reunion June 29, 2023
4 The Invitation June 29, 2023 Time of Contempt
5 The Art of the Illusion June 29, 2023 Time of Contempt
6 Everybody Has a Plan 'til They Get Punched in the Face July 27, 2023 Time of Contempt
7 Out of the Fire, Into the Frying Pan July 27, 2023 Time of Contempt
8 The Cost of Chaos July 27, 2023


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