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The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
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- 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. Its first season will consist of 8 episodes, and will launch in 2020.[3]


In December 2017, it was announced that Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will be the series' showrunner[4] 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.[3]


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  1. Beau DeMayo's tweet
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 How They're Writing The New Witcher TV Show For Netflix
  3. 3.0 3.1 Netflix's Witcher TV Series Will Be 8 Episodes & May Arrive In 2020
  4. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to Adapt 'The Witcher' for Netflix
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 The Witcher Netflix series showrunner reveals show's first possible characters