Everything new about The Witcher from Netflix's TUDUM event

Netflix's TUDUM event treats fans of the hit fantasy series The Witcher to new footage from Season 2, confirmation that Season 3 was coming, and a prequel series.

Netflix's TUDUM event, named after the streaming platform's iconic opening sound, was a three-hour-long eyegasm for audiences waiting for news about Netflix's upcoming slate of movies and TV shows. Naturally, one of the highlights of the showcase was the Henry Cavill-led The Witcher.

Netflix made it clear in its first ever TUDUM showcase that The Witcher is here to stay.

If you weren't able to keep up with the event, don't worry. We've got you covered.

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Netflix releases new The Witcher 2 trailers

Netflix already confirmed that the second season of The Witcher was coming later this year. Then, at its first-ever TUDUM showcase, the streaming giant doubled down on just how big of a deal this upcoming season was by dropping a few short teasers. None of these trailers is significant plot-wise, by any means, but it did give audiences a better look at the everyday life of citizens on the Continent and Ciri.

The Witcher gets a prequel in Blood Origin

The Witcher: Blood Origin is an upcoming prequel show set in a time and place long before the events of The Witcher. The story will reportedly center around the origins of the first Witcher as it teases the Conjunction of the Spheres, which is a major event that resulted in the worlds of elves, men, and monsters, all merging to become the same.

Blood Origin will have a star-studded cast that includes Laurence O'Fuarain, Michelle Yeoh, and Sophia Brown.

Unfortunately, the six-episode pilot season of Blood Origin has no premiere date yet. But, Netflix did drop a behind-the-scenes look at The Witcher prequel series to keep fans entertained in the meantime.

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A "Fun-filled" Witcher series is coming to Netflix

It will be interesting to see what the "kid-friendly" The Witcher series will look like.

It appears that Netflix isn't just targetting older audiences with its all-in investment in The Witcher as the streaming platform also has something for families and kids. We don't know much about how it will work just yet, but the kid-friendly Witcher series is good news for parents who are fans of The Witcher but want something more digestible for the little kids to watch.

Also, after the success of The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wilf, Netflix confirmed that it's working on a new anime feature film.

A third season of The Witcher has been greenlit

Netflix has already renewed The Witcher for a third season before Season 2 even premiered.

Once Season 2 of The Witcher drops on December 17, fans can start looking forward to more of Cavill's take on Geralt of Rivia. Netflix also announced that on top of its other The Witcher projects, it's going to work on the third season of The Witcher.

Netflix has a ton of source material to work with from Andrzej Sapkowski's books and it appears that it intends to make full use of it.

What's next for The Witcher games series?

While Sapkowski's books serve as the source for The Witcher franchise, it is CD Projekt RED's The Witcher series of video games that made it so popular. Because of this, fans of the games are always on the lookout for when the next The Witcher game will release. So far, CD Projekt RED has not confirmed that it's in development. But, if it's any consolation, a next-gen upgrade and TV-related content for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming later this year.

Ray Ampoloquio
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