Report: The Witcher Season 3 Might Be Entering Production Sooner Than Expected

Report: The Witcher Season 3 Might Be Entering Production Sooner Than Expected
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. (Image: Netflix)

The Witcher is currently in limbo between its first and second season, but its third season might already be confirmed and underway in some form or fashion, if a recent report is to be believed.

According to the Witcher fan site Redanian Intelligence and confirmed by Games Radar, the Writer’s Guild of America West has posted a directory reference for a third season of the show. It’s a thin reference right now, listing Lauren Hissrich as executive producer and listing 2020-2021 as the production dates for the season.

WGA’s directory isn’t always accurate, but it’s been a harbinger of leaks before, as Games Radar points out. And it would make sense, considering the coronavirus delays, to start production on some part of the third season — the writing, if nothing else-as soon as possible to get back on a regular schedule in the hypothetical future where the world returns to being a moderately predictable place. This fits with Netflix’s big plan with The Witcher, too, which generally seems to be, “Make as much of it as possible.”

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The Witcher’s second season is still in production, too, and is slated for release sometime next year.