The Witcher is one of the most critically-acclaimed series ever made. The show is based on Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels about Geralt of Rivia. Geralt of Rivia is a professional monster hunter for hire that specializes in slaying supernatural beings. Netflix offered the debut of season 1 on December 20th, 2019 with 8 episodes. Nevertheless, season 2 has also been scheduled for December 17th, 2021 with 8 episodes. This article is about The Witcher Season 2.
As revealed by, we have collected some of the details about the cast of The Witcher that you need to know, before watching the new season.
Characters In The Witcher Season 2
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia
Geralt is a witcher who goes by the name “The White Wolf.” While he’s extremely quiet but incredibly powerful at the same time. We also know that Henry will play the protagonist in Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of The Witcher. He will be seen protecting Ciri. Whereas also developing his love relationship with Yennefer.
Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg
Anya was successful to win the hearts of many fans after she was chosen for The Witcher. Again, this beautiful actress will play the role of Yennefer. In addition, she is a powerful sorceress and Geralt’s love interest in the series.
Yennefer is an insightful, clever woman who doesn’t tolerate nonsense. Further, we also heard that Yennefer will help Ciri find her way.
Freya Allan as Ciri
In addition, Ciri will be joining the Witcher finally! Finally, she will be seen spending more time with Geralt. Surely, Geralt might also train her and we heard that Yennefer might also train Ciri. Freya Allan will be the one to play the role of Ciri. And it is said that she has a bright future ahead.
Ciri is a Princess of Cintra, who Geralt finds and plans to take under his wing after witnessing her Elder Blood abilities.
Destiny is calling – are you ready to return to the Continent? The Witcher Season 2 premieres December 17 on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/EdmWkENcZv
— The Witcher (@witchernetflix) September 25, 2021
Joey Batey as Jaskier
Since Joey was seen in the first season as Jaskier. Also, he will return to the show. He sings “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” in the first season. Moreover, he will be back to the series to tease and annoy Witcher as his unlikely friend.
Kim Bodnia as Vesemir
Kim will play the role of Vesemir in Season 2 of The Witcher. He will act like the oldest and most experienced witcher on the land of Vesemir.
Thue Ersted Rasmussen as Eskel
Rasmussen has been familiar among the audience. He will play the role of Eskel. Eskel will be another Witcher. He will be seen developing close relations with Geralt of Rivia.
Kristofer Hivju as Nivellen
Kristofer has been confirmed for the role of Nivellen. He will likely have a very short part to play in the upcoming season of The Witcher. But, it will be a significant one.
There are few other names on the list. However, there is not much information about their roles. According to the reports, they will also be playing their own respective characters in the hit series.
According to a very reliable source from Hollywood insiders, “The cast is pretty much complete” and that there are only a few pieces left in filling up the cast board. They are
- MyAnna Buring – Tissaia
- Tom Canton – Filavandrel
- Lilly Cooper – Murta
- Jeremy Crawford – Yarpin Zigrin
- Eamon Farren – Cahir
- Mahesh Jadu – Vilgefortz
- Terence Maynard – Artorius
- Lars Mikkelson – Stregobor
- Mimi Ndiweni – Fringilla Vigo
- Royce Pierreson – Istredd
- Wilson Radjou-Pujalte – Dara
- Anna Shaffer – Triss Merigold
- Therica Wilson Read – Sabrina
What is the Series All About?
The Witcher is a fantasy drama series streaming on Netflix. It is based on the book by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is about Geralt of Rivia and his journey as a monster hunter for hire. He wonders about the world of humans, while also being referred to as a “freak” by the local townsfolk. The television series is set in medieval times and features magic along with monsters that Geralt has to fight off.
Geralt of Rivia is referred to as Witcher. Her love interest is a Mage named Yennefer of Vengerberg. The story revolves around the lives of Crown Princess Ciri, Yennefer, and Geralt along with different timelines until they merge and become one.
What Can We Expect the Further Story To Be?
Geralt has finally found Ciri and wants to bring her back home. The odds are not in his favor and we don’t know what will happen next season but hopefully, they can take down the Wild Hunt once and for all!
We might see Ciri being trained as a Witcher under Geralt’s Wings, but she might have different plans of her own. Geralt will develop a relationship with Yennefer and the show might take a turn towards its love triangle after all.
We are also waiting for Emperor Emhyr var Emreis to come into play and take the world over, with his huge army of Nilfgaardians. We can’t wait!