New details revealed about Netflix’s The Witcher TV series

The Witcher

In a series of tweets last Friday, Lauren A. Hissrich, the writer and showrunner of the planned TV series adaptation of The Witcher on Netflix has revealed more details about the show.

Here’s what we know:

  1. The first season will have 8 episodes.

2. It’s expected to be aired on Netflix in 2020 (We can’t wait)

3. Only the script for the pilot has been finished so far. 

As reported in Gamespot, Lauren had finished the draft of the pilot back in February.

4. It’s being shot in Eastern Europe.

5. Casting for the series hasn’t started yet.

In May last year, we reported that Andrzej Sapkowski, the writer of the novel, confirmed that he would be the creative consultant on the series however, the games’ developer, CD Projekt Red said that they were not be taking part in the project.