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The Witcher Season 3 resumes filming

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BY August 1, 2022

The Witcher Season 3 finally returns after a halt in production. Redanian Intelligence, the Witcher news website, announced that the show restarted production after a suspension earlier this week. Henry Cavill, in the middle of filming the Thanedd ball, the series’ most ambitious scene, caught COVID. This led to an abrupt pause on the show’s filming. The production “paused owing to Covid,” the streamer told The Hollywood Reporter. “And we will be up and running as soon as it is safe to do so.” Netflix added. The show can be watched on Netflix and is massively popular.

The Witcher Season 3 Source: The New York Times

Given that multiple cast members announced their return to the sets via Instagram stories, it appears the time has come. However, it definitely demonstrates that the program is back on track. Actress Mecia Simson, Cassie Clare, and Harvey Quinn all uploaded a number of images, some of which included comments about the heat or made fun of the Netflix logo on a bathroom. Clare is portraying Phillipa, Simon is playing Francesca, and Quinn will play an unnamed mage in the Thanedd ball and ensuing coup storyline. No information has been released regarding Geralt of Rivia’s own return to combat, though. However, there are several ball-related routines that can be performed without him.

The Witcher Season 3 Comes After a Positive Season 2 Finale

As Ciri, Geralt, and Yennefer finally unite, Season 2 leaves us on a positive note. The moment that changed everything, though, was when it was revealed that Duny, a.k.a. Emhyr Var Emreis, the ruler of Nilfgaard, was the White Flame. Season 3 continues the events that took place in Andrzej Sapkowski’s fourth Witcher novel Time of Contempt, which resulted in the Brotherhood of Sorcerers being dissolved. As they discover more about Geralt’s abilities, the novel explores their relationship. As many factions are now looking for Ciri, Geralt is also compelled to modify his impartial stance on the politics of the Continent.

The synopsis for the Witcher Season 3 goes as follows:

“As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra 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 she hopes to discover 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 Show Follows The Popular Books

The Witcher Season 3 Source: Behance

Based on the same-titled book series by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher is a Polish-American fantasy drama television series produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich for the streaming service Netflix. The Witcher examines the legend of Geralt of Rivia and Princess Ciri, who are connected to one another by destiny, and is set on a fictional continent with medieval influences known as “the Continent.” Starring in it are Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, and Henry Cavill.

On December 20, 2019, the first season’s eight episodes became available on Netflix. It was based on the short story collections The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny. The happenings here come before the main Witcher epic. Eight episodes made up the second season and debuted on December 17, 2021. Netflix decided to continue the show for a third season in September 2021. The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, an animated origin story movie, and The Witcher: Blood Origin, a prequel miniseries, were both released on August 23, 2021, and 2022, respectively.
The Witcher book series by Andrzej Sapkowski was originally intended to be a standalone Netflix movie, but Kelly Luegenbiehl, Vice President of International Originals at Netflix, convinced the creators otherwise. “How do you take eight novels and just make a movie?” She recalls asking them. “There is a ton of information here.”

What do you think about The Witcher Season 3 resuming filming? Did you enjoy the first two seasons? What are the best parts of the show to you? Share your comments below!

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