Four members contracted the virus. And it is not the first time that happens.
Due to the pandemic of coronavirus, filming for the second season of The Witcher was suspended for the first time in March and resumed in August. However, almost three months after returning to the set, Netflix had to stop them again since four members of the production tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, November 7.
The directors of The Witcher they decided to run tests for everyone involved in creating the series. Although it is unknown who the infected or their charges are, according to Variety, are not in the main cast and are currently isolated.
Netflix plans to return to Arborfield Studios, located in London, England when it is determined that it is safe to do so. The premiere was scheduled for sometime in 2021, but there may be some delay, although no official announcement has been made yet.
This is not the first time that a member of The Witcher It’s spread. In March, actor Kristofer Hivju, who plays Nivellen, tested positive. It became the first major UK production to discontinue filming, which did not return until 17 August following strict filming protocols approved by those countries.
According to sources of production TV GuideIn the eight new chapters we will see new aspects of the most formidable warriors of Nilfgaard. Regardless, this will not be the only antagonist. More will be known about Cahir and Fringilla, which will prove that they are not as evil as Ciri and Yennefer believe.
The second season will be easier to understand, because there will no longer be time jumps, all the timelines converge. Joining the cast: Kristofer Hivju (from Game of Thrones) that will make Nivellen. Agnes Bjorn will play Vereena, a key character in the story of Nivellen. Aisha Fabienne Ross will play Lydia, a sorceress and assistant to Vilgefortz. Mecia Simson will be French Findabair.
Although it seems that more and more is missing for the arrival of the second season, Henry Cavill, the actor who plays Geralt of Rivia, a legendary sorcerer of the School of the Wolf active throughout the 13th century and Ciri’s adoptive father, He shared the first images of his character through his Instagram account.
He can be seen with his characteristic long white hair while wearing new black armor and a sword. The actor accompanied the photo with a text copied from Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels, on which the fiction is based.
“‘It may turn out,’ said the gray-haired man a moment later, ‘that your comrades or cronies ask what happened to these evil men. Tell them the Wolf bit them. The White Wolf. And add that they should keep looking over their shoulders. One day they will look back and see the Wolf. ‘
Alert spoiler. As revealed by the official account of fiction on Instagram, Yennefer is still alive. From the published photos, she was injured and it seems that she was captured since in one of the images she has a chain on her wrist. “Do not fear, she is out there somewhere”, is the text that accompanies the photos and realizes that her whereabouts can become a problem.