When will the fourth season of The Witcher arrive? According to one of the authors of Netflix’s beloved magical fantasy series, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, work on season 4 has already started.
Grillo-Marxuach tweeted, “We’re back, witchers!” in reaction to the announcement that the authors’ strike had ended. Nevertheless, filming won’t start until 2024 due to the script’s lack of completion, hence the release date for The Witcher season 4 cannot come sooner than 2025.
Read on to learn all about The Witcher season 4, including its release date, cast, plot speculations, and other updates!
Will The Witcher season 4 be renewed or canceled?
Despite the fact that The Witcher Season 3 has only begun, the show has already been renewed for a fourth season, but things may soon change. The title monster-hunter Geralt of Rivia, played by Henry Cavill for the previous three seasons, will be taken over by Liam Hemsworth in Season 4. In October, the two actors took to social media to share the thrilling news.
Cavill released a statement saying, “Alas, I will be laying down my medallion and my swords for Season 4. My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been filled with both monsters and adventures.” “The amazing Mr. Liam Hemsworth will assume the role of the White Wolf in my place. Similar to the greatest literary characters, I pass the torch to Liam with admiration for the time I spent being Geralt and excitement for Liam’s interpretation of this most intriguing and complex of individuals. Liam, excellent sir, enjoys exploring and seeing what you can find; this guy has such amazing depth to him.
Hemsworth is ecstatic about this upcoming journey as well. He released a statement saying, “As a Witcher fan, I’m over the moon about the opportunity to play Geralt of Rivia.” “I’m honored that Henry Cavill is passing the reins and letting me pick up the White Wolf’s blades for the upcoming chapter of his adventure. He has been an amazing Geralt.”
The Witcher season 4 Cast: Who will return?
The majority of the main cast members from The Witcher season 4 will be back, including Ciri (Freya Allan), Yennefer (Anya Chalotra), and Jaskier (Joey Batey).
Additionally, we anticipate seeing more of the following characters: Istredd (Royce Pierreson), Sabrina Glevissig (Therica Wilson-Read), Vilgefortz (Mahesh Jadu), Phillipa (Cassie Clare), Cahir (Eamon Farren), Francesca (Mecia Simson), Triss (Anna Shaffer), and Fringilla (Mimi Ndiweni).
Other additions from season 3 such as Radovid (Hugh Skinner), Milva (Meng’er Zhang), and Emhyr (Bart Edwards), the Nilfgaardian Emperor, are also anticipated to return.
There have also been rumors that Regis, a recent recruit, may appear in The Witcher season 4. A “major” Hollywood actor is reportedly being considered for the part of the vampire-barber, according to Redanian Intelligence.
The Witcher season Four Plot: What to expect?
Once more, The Witcher season 4’s particular plot specifics are yet unknown. But it doesn’t mean we don’t know what the future holds for the fantasy realm.
We now know there are a number of narrative points that need to be resolved because of the third season finale. First off, because Ciri has joined the group of young thieves, there is The Rats plotline. Although there have been rumors of a spin-off program starring them, we anticipate that this will also be included in the next fourth season.
Based only on the book’s plot, season 4 of The Witcher will probably cover much of Andrzej Sapkowski’s third novel, Baptism of Fire. Not to give too much away, but the main plot involves Geralt getting entangled in a fresh fight between two rival factions, while Ciri finds her place with The Rats.
Actor Allan explained to SFX why more stunts were included for her character in her interview. “If we are not seeing her do anything yet, and then in season four she is going and joining a gang of killing Rats, it’s not really going to add up,” she stated. “I wanted it to feel like she started to use that training and put that into real life, although she’s not killing anyone yet, or shouldn’t be.” She’s now going by Falka as well, so moving forward, expect to see her in many guises.
The Witcher Season Four: Where To Watch?
You can watch all the seasons of The Witcher on Netflix.
Will The Witcher Season 5 happen?
No updates as of yet!