Thursday, April 18, 2024

Netflix Renews 'The Witcher' for Season 5

Netflix has today renewed its original drama series The Witcher for a fifth and final season. The drama is currently in production on its fourth season. The final two seasons are expected to film back-to-back throughout this year.

Seasons 4 and 5 will adapt the remaining of Andrzej Sapkowski's books, "Baptism of Fire," "The Tower of the Swallow" and "Lady of the Lake," promising to offer an epic and satisfying conclusion to the hit fantasy drama.

The drama stars Liam Hemsworth, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Joey Batey, Laurence Fishburne, Eamon Farren, Anna Shaffer, Mimî M. Khayisa, Cassie Clare, Mahesh Jadu, Meng'er Zhang, Graham McTavish, Royce Pierreson, Mecia Simson, Sharlto Copley, Danny Woodburn, Jeremy Crawford, Bart Edwards, Hugh Skinner, James Purefoy, Christelle Elwin, Fabian McCallum, Juliette Alexandra, Ben Radcliffe, Connor Crawford, Aggy K. Adams, Linden Porco, Therica Wilson-Read, Rochelle Rose and Safiyya Ingar.

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

"It is with huge pride that we begin shooting our penultimate season of The Witcher with a stellar cast, including some exciting new additions, led by Liam Hemsworth as Geralt of Rivia," said Hissrich. "We're thrilled to be able to bring Andrzej Sapkowski's books to an epic and satisfying conclusion. It wouldn't be our show if we didn't push our family of characters to their absolute limit - stay tuned to see how the story ends."