The Witcher became one of Netflix’s most popular shows when it arrived but a lack of news on season 2 has people asking if The Witcher has been cancelled.
With Game of Thrones coming to an end in 2019, TV fans were left without their gritty and gripping fantasy fix.
Thankfully, it didn’t take long for Netflix to rise to the challenge with its series The Witcher.
The Henry Cavill-starring series was an instant hit when it released in December 2019 and became one of Netflix’s most-watched shows.
However, it’s now been over 10 months since season 1 of The Witcher arrived on Netflix and no trailers have been released for season 2 which has left some fans asking if The Witcher season 2 has been cancelled.
Is The Witcher season 2 cancelled?
- No, The Witcher season 2 has not been cancelled.
The hype surrounding season 1 of the hit fantasy series meant that Netflix actually renewed The Witcher for season 2 before season 1 had even aired.
And when season 1 ended with Geralt finally catching up with Ciri, fans were excited to see the next stage of their adventure.
However, there is a very good reason why Netflix hasn’t been teasing the release of season 2 just yet.
Status of The Witcher season 2
Season 2 of The Witcher is very much on its way.
However, The Witcher is one of the numerous films and TV shows to have faced delays thanks to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Filming on season 2 originally began in the spring of 2020 but was forced to halt production and delayed filming until August due to the outbreak.
Production on season 2 is currently ongoing and according to Forbes, is expected to continue until early 2021.
As a result, the most likely release window for The Witcher season 2 looks to be the second half of 2021.
The Witcher season 2 is slated to release in 2021 while season 1 is available to stream now on Netflix.