The series also stars Norwegian Game of Thrones actor Kristofer Hivju, Yasen Atour (Young Wallender) as Coen, Agnes Bjorn as Vereena, Paul Bullion (Peaky Blinders) as Lambert, Thue Ersted Rasmussen (Fast and Furious 9) as Eskel, Aisha Fabienne Ross (The Danish Girl) as Lydia, and newcomer Mecia Simson as Francesca.
They join returning cast members Henry Cavill, who leads the cast of The Witcher saga in the role of Geralt of Rivia; Freya Allan as Ciri; and Joey Batey as the bard Jaskier, who sings the signature ballad “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” from the series.
Other returning cast members include MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Tom Canton as Filavandrel, Lilly Cooper as Murta, Jeremy Crawford as Yarpin Zigrin, Eamon Farren as Cahir, Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz, Terence Maynard as Artorius, Lars Mikkelson as Stregobor, Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla Vigo, Royce Pierreson as Istredd, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte as Dara, Anna Shaffer as Triss Merigold, and Therica Wilson Read as Sabrina.
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher follows Geralt of Rivia, “a solitary monster hunter who struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than the beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.”
Season 2 will be directed by Stephen Surjik (Umbrella Academy) who will direct 201 and 202; Sarah O’Gorman (Cursed) for episodes 203 and 204; Ed Bazalgette (The Last Kingdom) for episodes 205 and 208; and Geeta Patel (Meet The Patels) for episodes 206 and 207.
There are also reports that Netflix has locked in Season 3 of the series, and they are looking at producing spinoff shows.