Everything We Know About 'The Witcher' Season 2

Aside from the potential return of Henry Cavill's jawline.
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Sometimes TV is so good, producers don't even wait for audience approval. Such is the case with Netflix's show The Witcher, a new fantasy epic starring Henry Cavill. Although season 1 just debuted on December 20, 2019—yes, we've watched them, yes we love—Netflix has already renewed it for a second season.

Other than gorgeous photos of the cast, we don't know tooooo much about season 2 just yet. But we'll give you what we've got—behold, everything that's been #confirmed about The Witcher's second szn.

Remind me: What's the premise of The Witcher?

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The Witcher is based on a book series written by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The books follow Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter embattled with fate, through his journey across the Continent. He is joined by a sorceress (Yennefer) and a princess (Ciri); together, the three must work together to navigate their increasingly danger-ridden land, where humans, elves, gnomes, monsters, and witchers fight to survive.

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Season 2 Is Definitely Happening

On November 13, 2019, Netflix announced plans to renew The Witcher for a second season. Production will start in London in January 2020, with a planned debut in 2021.

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In November, showrunner and show creator Lauren Schmidt Hissrich told Variety: “I’m so thrilled that before fans have even seen our first season, we are able to confirm that we’ll be returning to The Continent again to continue telling the stories of Geralt, Yennefer and Ciri."

The Core Cast Will Stay the Same

Don't worry: heartthrob Henry Cavill will return to play the lead role of Geralt of Rivia. Anya Chalotra will also continue in her role as the sorceress Yennefer, as will Freya Allan as Princess Ciri. Beyond that, casting is all speculation: the second season's cast will largely depend on how the first season ends.

Is there a trailer for the second season yet?

Since production for season 2 is not yet underway, there's no official trailer or teaser atm. Until then, we'll have to make due with the season 1 trailer, released by Netflix earlier this fall. It's okay though, the real deal will be here sooner than you think!

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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.

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