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‘The Witcher’ to release on Netflix in late 2019

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Netflix’s new series called The Witcher still doesn’t have an exact release date when it’ll be added to the streaming platform, but we now have a better idea of when it’ll be out thanks to comments from Netflix’s Ted Sarandos. The chief content officer for Netflix spoke during an investor call about the release timeframes for different shows Netflix has in the works and confirmed The Witcher would be out in Q4 2019.

Ted Sarandos at an Investor call

Speaking during the call that included talks of Q1 2019’s results and looked ahead to the future, Sarandos was asked what he was “excited to bring to members on Netflix.” The chief content officer listed a few of the third quarter’s shows like Stranger Things before moving onto the final quarter of the year. He referred to The Witcher franchise as an “enormous European IP” and one that’s popular in both a video game and book format.

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“And then you start seeing later in the fourth quarter some of our bigger film investments coming through like Irishman, like 6 Underground and also a big new original series that we’re currently shooting in Hungary called The Witcher, that is enormous European IP, very popular game and Book IP, that we think is going to make a really fun global series,” Sarandos during the call as seen in a transcript provided by Seeking Alpha.

The release date of ‘The Witcher’ is not an exact date or even a month, but it’s the best indication of when the show will air on Netflix that we’ve received so far. Numerous teasers and even some leaks have given sneak peeks into the show to hold ‘The Witcher’ fans over until it releases.

Casting decisions have also been a big point of discussion seeing how those who played CD Projekt Red’s Witcher games already have a cemented idea of what the characters look like, though the series will take more inspiration from the books instead of the games.

‘The Witcher’ Star cast

Anyone’s who’s interested in the show will know by now that DC star Henry Cavill will play the role of Geralt of Rivia, the series’ protagonist, though other casting details have been trickling out leading up to The Witcher’s release.

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 Anna Shaffer as Triss
Anna Shaffer as Triss
 Therica Wilson as Sabrina
Therica Wilson as Sabrina
 Adam Levy as Mousesack
Adam Levy as Mousesack
 Frey Allan as Ciri
Frey Allan as Ciri
 Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla
Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla
 Anya Chalotra as Yennefer
Anya Chalotra as Yennefer
 Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia
 Myanna Buring as Tissaia
Myanna Buring as Tissaia
 Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist
 Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe
Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe
 Millie Brady as Princess Renfri
Millie Brady as Princess Renfri

The Witcher Release Date

The Witcher is scheduled to stream on Neflix sometime in Q4 2019.

You Can find the official teaser trailer of Netflix ‘The Witcher’ here:

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