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The Witcher season 3 first look is finally here - get the details

Geralt of Rivia is back

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Emmy Griffiths
TV & Film Editor
April 4, 2022
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The Witcher season three has released the first look - and we are so ready! The leading members of the cast, Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, and Freya Allan, who play Gerald, Yennefer and Princess Cirilla respectively, were snapped on a snowy landscape as they prepared to film - and we can’t wait to find out what’s in store. 

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So what can we expect from season three? The synopsis reads: "As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it. 

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"Entrusted with Ciri’s magical training, Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, where she hopes to discover more about the girl’s untapped powers; instead, they discover they’ve landed in a battlefield of political corruption, dark magic, and treachery. They must fight back, put everything on the line — or risk losing each other forever."

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Check out the first BTS snap

Speaking about the show’s future, the series’ showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich revealed that there was a seven-season plan for the Netflix fantasy series, which Henry said that he would "absolutely" want to play the role for the entire seven-season arc. The Hollywood Reporter previously reported that he said: "As long as we can keep telling great stories which honor [author Andrzej] Sapkowski's work." 

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Henry is clearly a huge fan of the show, and recently posted a series of photos of his horse - whose real name is Hector - and his trainer Laszlo Juhász which he captioned: "Reunited with my equine friend Hector today, and my human friend Laszlo! After a good ride out through the mountains, Hector showed off some of his new rearing skills. He's showing some promise."

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Are you excited for season three?

His fans were quick to comment, with one writing: "Oh, good to see you again Hector. Looking like production has begun again," one wrote while another added: "Signs of season 3 underway!!! Hurray!!!" A third added: "Finally a Hector post! Can't wait for S3!!!"

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