Netflix has recently announced the new actors who will join the cast of the second season of The Witcher. In addition to the return of Henry Cavill in the role of Geralt of Rivia, Anya Chalotra in those of Yennefer e Freya Allan (Ciri), will see the addition of: Adjoa Andoh (Bridgerton, Silent Witnesses) as Nenneke, Cassie Clare (The New World, The Bisexual, The Baker Street Irregulars) as Phillippa Eilhart, Liz Carr (Silent Witnesses , Devs) as Fenn, Graham McTavish (Outlander, The Hobbit) as Dijkstra, Kevin Doyle (Downton Abbey, Happy Valley) as Ba'lian, Simon Callow (Room with a View, Four Weddings and a Funeral) as Codringher and Chris Fulton (Bridgerton, Outlaw King) as Rience.
Furthermore, among the new entries of the cast already confirmed previously we find: Yasen Atour (Coen), Agnes Born (Vereena), Paul Bullion (Lambert), Basil Eidenbenz (Eskel), Aisha Fabienne Ross (Lydia), Kristofer Hivju (Nivellen) , Mecia Simson (Francesca) and Kim Bodnia in the role of Vesemir. We report below the official synopsis of the second season:
The Witcher, a fantasy series based on the bestselling saga of the same name, is the epic tale of a family and its destiny. The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes and monsters fight to survive and where good and evil are not easily identifiable.
In the second season, convinced that Yennefer has died in the epic battle of Colle Sodden, Geralt of Rivia takes Ciri to the safest place he knows, his childhood home, Kaer Morhen. As the kings, elves, humans and demons of the Continent fight for supremacy outside her walls, Geralt of Rivia must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power within himself.
Waiting to find out more details on the production, still without an official release date, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich she will be the showrunner and executive producer of the second season of The Witcher together with Tomek Baginski, Jason F. Brown, Sean Daniel, Mike Ostrowski, Steve Gaub and Jarosław Sawko. The show will be directed by Stephen Surjik (The Umbrella Academy), Sarah O'Gorman (Cursed), Ed Bazalgette (The Last Kingdom) and Louise Hooper (Cheat). If you want to know more, at the following link you can find the review Complete of first season.