Filming of the second season of the adaptation of Netflix di The Witcher were suspended due to an outbreak of COVID-19 on set, as reported by Deadline. Four people working on the show tested positive and, according to Deadline, "The infected people have been isolated and are not part of the main cast." As early as March, production of the series had been halted for two weeks due to the pandemic, a delay which was then extended to several months when Kristofer Hivju, which he played Tormund Giantsbane in Game of Thrones and had been cast as Nivellen in The Witcher, he tested positive. Eventually production resumed in mid-August.
Despite the health emergency caused by the COVID-19 has significantly delayed the work, according to reports in recent weeks second season di The Witcher will debut on Netflix on schedule and will be previewed in an unspecified period of 2021. The cast of the series will see are just the return of Henry Cavill in the role of Geralt of Rivia, Anya Chalotra in those of Yennefe) and Freya Allan in those of Ciri, but will see the inclusion of many new faces, including the aforementioned former Game of Thrones actor Kristofer Hivju. But that's not all since the streaming giant has in recent months announced that a live-action prequel series titled Blood Origin and an animated film.
The official description of the series, present on the Netflix page, reads:
Geralt of Rivia, a mutant monster hunter, travels to his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more perverse than beasts.