Has Netflix renewed The Witcher Season 3? They haven’t. Despite Witchercon and Henry Cavill, the lead actor in the promotion for their next global fan event, TUDUM The streaming network won’t approve the third season.
This is unless the series achieved a significant feat.
Will There BeThe Witcher Season 3?
However The Witcher Season 2 will not drop until December 17th, but fans are eager for a third season. Netflix has not yet been renewed. According to PC Gamer, this show is in serious trouble. Lauren Hissrich, showrunner, has spoken out “We need a great Season 2 if we have a hope of having a Season 3.”
They are currently stuck between two rocks and a hard spot. She has been very busy in post-production. It does not mean that she will get more Netflix deals, even though she has signed a large deal, The Witcher fans can assume she is trying her best.
They need to have huge ratings in order to be able to continue with another season. They must beat their Season 1 record by approximately 10 percent. This is quite a feat considering the grueling nature of filming this season. Between the worldwide coronavirus shutdown, on-set Covid shutdowns, and Henry Cavill’s near career-changing hamstring injury, this season took forever.
The network also had to pay a boatload in expenses. They chose not to film in a lower-cost country. They filmed in the U.K. because it has higher production costs. Netflix has been a great return on its investment. They want to see record-breaking numbers.
The Witcher Was Number One, Until Bridgerton
In 2019, we will be back. The Witcher Season 1 was watched by 76 million viewers. That was the number 1 series for a year. This means that there are more viewers than ever before. You Or Orange is The New Black Or any other series. Netflix has a lot more big series. The Witcher was the best.
However, amid lockdown fatigue, Shondaland’s Bridgerton Six million more viewers. Season 1 was watched by 82 million households. This means that there must be a third season for The Witcher. It must surpass 82 million households. This is approximately a 10% increase in viewership.
Although it seems easy to add seven million more households worldwide, it would mean that everyone who viewed the first season will be back. That doesn’t always happen with second seasons. There is often a decrease in viewership.
Netflix might be waiting for the numbers to show. This may also be why many Netflix series’ ends at two seasons. They are losing too much money.
This is how series like Jessica Jones. Daredevil. Luke Cage And Age of Resistance: The Dark Crystal didn’t make it past the second or third season mark.
Netflix has not been transparent about its viewership criteria, which is a problem. How does Netflix calculate viewership? Is it possible to count 10 minutes of a series as qualifying households? Do they have to watch a particular percentage?
These details are kept very secretive by the streaming network. The numbers are only revealed to the top shows. This is why it remains a mystery.
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Netflix Series Gets Major Changes
People loved the first season, but they didn’t love it. The Witcher, particularly Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia, many were confused by the roving timeline. Lauren Hissrich did the tedious job of combining eight books by Andrzej Sapkowski with the videogame. Netflix included a preview series that explained the details of each episode. Anyone unfamiliar with the books found this helpful.
However, people were confused. Hissrich wanted to ensure that Ciri (Freya Allen) and Yen(Anya Charlotra), were in the first season. However, she was confused by the timeline.
This season will see Geralt teach Ciri how to become a Witcher. There will be flashbacks. This will hopefully make it easier for those not familiar with other media.
This is an impossible feat. Netflix is dropping The Witcher Season 2 will be released Friday, December 17, 2021.