The Witcher Season 3 release date – everything you need to know

When is The Witcher Season 3 release date? Netflix’s adaptation of the popular book series is coming back for another season after the last one launched on the streaming giant in December 2021. The upcoming episodes will star Henry Cavill, Freya Allan and Joey Batay, Anya Chalotra and Anna Shaffer in their regular roles.

The Witcher Season 3 will also introduce actors Robbie Amell, Meng’er Zhang, Hugh Skinner, and Christelle Elwin in new roles that were announced in April 2022.

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The Witcher Season 3 release date – when is it?

The Witcher Season 3 release date is listed as June 29th, as confirmed by Netflix. Similar to previous seasons, it will also consist of 8 episodes featuring directors such as Stephen Surjik (The Umbrella Academy) and Loni Peristere (American Horror Story). The first five episodes will air on June 29th, with the final three airing a month later on July 27th.

Netflix announced in October last year that Season 3 would be Henry Cavill’s last as Geralt of Rivia, which wrapped filming in September 2022. The role has been recast with Liam Hemsworth taking over in Season 4.

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Based on the popular fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher is set in a fictional world known only as The Continent. It features different aspects of magic that link the characters’ narratives together.

Two spin-offs, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf and The Witcher: Blood Origin, also premiered between seasons.

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According to Rotten Tomatoes, the first season of The Witcher has 68% positive ratings while the second season sits comfortably at 95%. Nightmare of the Wolf has a 100% perfect score whilst Blood Origin has 31% of positive ratings.

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