The creator of the Netflix series The Witcher Lauren Schmidt Hissrich said that the third season might be divided into two parts.
Schmidt Hissrich stated in an interview with Collider, “We haven’t talked about it [dividing the season] yet, but at this point, I believe what we see occurring across all types of streams, I wouldn’t count that out.” “We clearly don’t release anything of which we aren’t tremendously pleased, in my opinion. So it determines when we will launch. It should be intriguing, too. Again, there is still a very long way to go until the release of Witcher Season 3—roughly eight months. So, if God wills, we release everything at once. The outcome is yet to be determined.”
According to recent announcements, Liam Hemsworth will take up Cavill’s role as Geralt following Season 3 of the Netflix series. In his statement, Cavill said that he would hand the mantle to Liam “with gratitude for the time spent embodying Geralt and anticipation to witness Liam’s interpretation of this most interesting and nuanced of individuals.”
Henry Cavill Departing ‘The Witcher’ Following Season 3
Although there was conjecture that Cavill’s exit from The Witcher was related to his return to playing Superman in the DC Extended Universe, Cavill did not give a reason for it. In the Warner Bros. and DC Films film Black Adam, starring Dwayne Johnson, the Man of Steel actor made his on-screen comeback as the Last Son of Krypton. Cavill would not, however, be taking on the part once more, it was subsequently confirmed.
After Cavill said he would leave The Witcher after Season 3, fans of the show created a petition to keep him in the role of Geralt of Rivia. Hemsworth has said he is “over the moon about the possibility of portraying Geralt of Rivia,” who will take over as the monster hunter in the program’s fourth season. He said I may have some huge shoes to fill, but I’m really pleased to be entering The Witcher universe.
Reports indicate that ‘The Witcher’ has begun work on its fourth and fifth seasons, which will be filmed consecutively. Some fans have expressed disappointment at this news and called for the show to end with Season 3 following Cavill’s departure, rather than recasting the lead role. Information about the upcoming third season is limited, but it is expected to include elements and characters from Sapkowski’s book, ‘Time of Contempt.’
The release date for Season 3 of ‘The Witcher’ is scheduled for the summer of 2023.