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Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ casts Philippa Eilhart, Rience & Dijkstra for season two

Netflix has announced seven new additions to the cast for hit fantasy The Witcher, including key characters Philippa Eilhart, Rience and Dijkstra, which is currently shooting for the second season.

Adjoa Andoh (Bridgerton, Silent Witness) will be taking on the role of Nenneke, Cassie Clare (Brave New World, The Bisexual, The Irregulars) will be playing sorcer Phillippa Eilhart, Liz Carr (Silent Witness, Devs) will be playing Fenn, Graham McTavish (Outlander, The Hobbit) will be playing Dijkstra, Kevin Doyle (Downton Abbey, Happy Valley) will be playing Ba’lian, Simon Callow (A Room with A View, Four Weddings and a Funeral) will be playing Codringher, while Chris Fulton (Bridgerton, Outlaw King) will be taking on the role of mage Rience.

The new cast members will be joining the already announced Yasen Atour as Coen, Agnes Born as Vereena, Paul Bullion as Lambert, Basil Eidenbenz as Eskel, Aisha Fabienne Ross as Lydia, Kristofer Hivju as Nivellen, Mecia Simson as Francescaand Kim Bodnia as Vesemir.

Convinced Yennefer’s life was lost at the Battle of Sodden, Geralt of Rivia brings Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of Kaer Morhen. While the Continent’s kings, elves, humans and demons strive for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses inside.

The series will be directed by Stephen Surjik (The Umbrella Academy)Sarah O’Gorman (Cursed)Ed Bazalgette (The Last Kingdom), and Louise Hooper (Cheat).

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