Today was the first ever WitcherCon! And all of the hardcore fans of Netflix’s The Witcher along with the long running game series were treated to sneak peeks at the upcoming season and exclusive inside-looks from their favorite stars.
Today, Netflix and CDPR partnered to host the first ever WitcherCon event. Streamed globally via YouTube and Twitch, the event featured a number of interactive panels with The Witcher talent including Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Mimî M Khayisa, Paul Bullion, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and Declan de Barra.
As well as panels, the event included special short-form content, musical interludes, and a host of exclusive surprises and never-before-seen insights from The Witcher live action series and forthcoming anime feature.
Here are some of the highlights!
First and foremost, the biggest news – we got the first teaser trailer for The Witcher Season 2, which you can watch right here, as well as an official release date — December 17:
We also got a full breakdown of the upcoming episode titles:
And a preview of the upcoming anime film, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf hitting Netflix August 23!
In addition to trailers and announcements, WitcherCon also treated us to several behind the scenes featurettes with the cast and crew of the popular series:
Inside Kaer Morhen
Throughout its many portrayals in the games and on-screen, Kaer Morhen has long been the sanctuary of Geralt and his witcher brothers; but what’s the history behind this ancient castle and its place in witcher mythology? Here’s everything you need to know about the beloved home of the Wolf School!
Humans of the Continent Series: Master Armourer
Master Armourer Nick Jeffries takes us behind the scenes of the armoury department and some key weapons of the series
Humans of the Continent Series: Puppeteers
A very entertaining behind the scenes insight from the people in green behind the new and favourite monsters of The Witcher, from Matt Fraser and Dan Gregory.
Humans of the Continent Series: Lens Tech
A fascinating look at the intricate costume detail found in the depth of a stare, from lens technician Ashruti Patel
he Witcher’s Yennefer of Vengerberg and Princess Cirilla of Cintra experienced extraordinary changes and challenges in Season 1, but their evolution is only just beginning. Actors Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan look back at their characters’ journeys so far, and preview what’s in store for Season 2.
All in all, sounds like really exciting stuff! Enjoy this moment, Witcher fans! For will be coming!
The Witcher Season 2 hits Netflix, December 17, 2021!