Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Netflix Sets Premiere Date for Season 3 of 'The Witcher'

Netflix has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming third season of its original drama series The Witcher.

The 8-episode third season will be released in two batches. The first five episodes will be available on Thursday, June 29. The remaining three episodes will be released on Thursday, July 27.

As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it. Entrusted with Ciri's magical training, Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, where they hope to uncover more about the girl's untapped powers; instead, they discover they've landed in a battlefield of political corruption, dark magic, and treachery. They must fight back, put everything on the line - or risk losing each other forever.

The drama stars Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Joey Batey, Myanna Buring, Eamon Farren, Mimî M. Khayisa, Royce Pierreson, Anna Shaffer, Mecia Simson, Tom Canton, Mahesh Jadu, Graham McTavish, Cassie Clare, Hugh Skinner, Wilson Mbomio, Lars Mikkelsen, Terence Maynard, Simon Callow, Liz Carr, Therica Wilson-Read, Safiyya Ingar, Rochelle Rose, Michalina Olszanska, Robbie Amell, Jeremy Crawford, Bart Edwards, Aisha Fabienne Ross, Christelle Elwin and Meng'er Zhang.

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich developed the drama. She executive produces with Steve Gaub, Matt O'Toole, Mike Ostrowski, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Tomek Baginski, Jarek Sawko, Jason Brown and Sean Daniel. Platige Films and Hivemind Content produce.