Tu…Dah! Netflix’s recent Tudum fan event had plenty of exciting news for fans of
First, to highlight season two more broadly, Netflix offered an extensive “
From Ciri to Yennefer to, of course, Geralt, the trailer gave everyone a moment in the proverbial sun. (Although much of the trailer was shrouded in darkness.) Its main focus? The idea of monstrosity. As the official description shares, “You can’t escape the monster within.”
From the looks of this trailer, season two will spend a lot of time on this theme. The season will center questions like, what is evil? What does it mean to be a monster? And can one be forgiven for what’s inside of them or what they’ve done? We’ll have to tune in for the premiere of
In the meanwhile, Netflix shared two
Fantasy fans may recognize Nivellen, played by Kristofer Hivju. Hivju famously portrayed Tormund Giantsbane in
Nivellen seems to have no issue cutting right to the heart of Geralt, gently teasing him about issues he doesn’t want to confront. But,
In the second
In the first look, Geralt shakes Ciri awake and warns her of trouble abounding. He doesn’t really let her in on what’s going on but does get her out of harm’s way. So we give him points there. As Ciri waits nervously by Roach, Geralt readies himself for battle.
Though we don’t see what he’s fighting, we know it’s a bruxa. But what is a bruxa? Geralt never explains to Ciri, but fans know a bruxa “is a very powerful type of vampire that takes on the appearance of a dark-haired, young human.” These creatures can withstand sunlight and only a silver blade will kill them. Luckily, Geralt looks ready to us. (Too bad he’s still growling at Ciri and not yet fighting the bruxa…)
Finally, this celebration tastes even sweeter with Netflix’s announcement of
Toss a coin to our growing Witcher universe! We can officially announce The Witcher Season 3, along with a second anime feature film, and a new Kids and Family series set in the world of The Witcher. pic.twitter.com/E032fDAXYx— The Witcher (@witchernetflix) September 25, 2021
Fear not, Witchers, bruxas, and bards, the Witcher-verse continues on. Why don’t we celebrate with a song?