Netflix has apparently put The Witcher season 2 filming on-hold once more, following 4 instances of Covid-19 being identified on-set in London. Variety confirmed a report from Deadline that initially broke the information. Netflix will apparently proceed filming when it believes it is secure to take action. None of the instances contain the primary actors on the present.
This is the second time The Witcher season 2 has stopped filming this yr. The first event occurred when actor Kristofer Hivju examined optimistic again in March, earlier than your entire movie and TV trade kind of went on-hold. Filming began once more again in August.
Executive producer and showrunner Lauren Hissrich confirmed the information on Twitter:
Hey, the world is turned the wrong way up — so thanks for the love and assist for our little nook of it. We Witchers are okay. The well being and security of our crew and their households come first, and we’ll do no matter we have to do to guard them. We’ll be again quickly. XxNovember 8, 2020
The present, certainly one of Netflix’s greatest in years, is anticipated to return sooner or later in 2021. Season 1 debuted nearly a yr in the past, on December 20, 2019, which really feels extra like 400 years in the past at this level.
The Witcher is a time-intensive present to make, not simply in how lengthy it takes to movie, but in addition within the quantity of results work wanted on the collection. Many followers had been in all probability hoping we might see The Witcher return early subsequent yr on the newest, however a July report from well-connected Witcher website Redanian Intelligence steered filming was a minimum of deliberate till February 2021.
That means we’re unlikely to see the present return earlier than the center of subsequent yr. Hopefully season 3 – if there’s one – will not require as lengthy a wait.