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The Witcher TV show boss has seven series planned already

The Witcher TV show boss has seven series planned already

The first series of Netflix's The Witcher TV show hasn't debuted yet but showrunner Lauren Hissrich says she has seven seasons mapped out.

Speaking to SFX - via GamesRadar - the show boss says she is planning far into the future to make sure there is longevity to the TV show.

"We don’t have a second season yet – God willing we will – but right now it’s just about, ‘How do you set up stories that really capture audiences for years at a time?’" she said.

"The worst thing we could do is put all of our energies just into season one, and not be thinking about where these characters can grow to.”

The fact that the show is based on a long-running series of books no doubt helps matters.

The Witcher TV series is set to launch on Netflix on December 20th, per a new trailer last week. That was our second look at the show following a video from July.

Hissrich has said in the past that, much like the books it is based on, The Witcher TV show is intended for a mature audience. Superman actor Henry Cavill is taking the lead role of Geralt of Rivia


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