Big Quote Left
The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
Big Quote Right
- Netflix website

The Witcher is an upcoming TV series exclusive to Netflix, based on the Witcher series by Andrzej Sapkowski, who will serve as a creative consultant on the show. It was announced on May 17, 2017 and its first season will consist of 8 episodes, though its exact release is not known.[4]


In December 2017, it was announced that Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will be the series' showrunner[5] and on January 20, 2018, Lauren Hissrich tweeted that the script for the pilot episode is finished.

The series will be filmed in Eastern Europe.[6]


Notes Edit

References Edit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Netflix's The Witcher Casts Pivotal Roles
  2. Beau DeMayo's tweet
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 How They're Writing The New Witcher TV Show For Netflix
  4. Earlier Lauren suggested 2020 but later retracted this and the Netflix site indicates 2019
  5. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to Adapt 'The Witcher' for Netflix
  6. New Information About Netflix 'Witcher' TV Series Includes Possible Release Date
  7. Lauren S. Hissrich's tweet
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 The Witcher Netflix series showrunner reveals show's first possible characters