The Witcher Author Teases Anticipated Details On New Book

Earlier in 2023, the author of The Witcher series, Andrzej Sapkowski, announced a new book in the works. Recently, he announced more details. Read on to find out!

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Earlier this year, the author of The Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski, teased a new book. Ever since the release of Netflix’s adaptation at the end of 2019, the book series has taken off in popularity. While we didn’t get any details at the time of Sapkowski’s announcement, he recently teased new details for the anticipated release.

When Sapkowski announced the new Witcher book earlier in 2023, it was unknown what the plot was and when the release date would be. While the plot is still ambiguous, the release date has been set for 2025. Sapkowski announced that Netflix had wanted to make a series based on one short story, and he stated, “They made a series based on one short story. They forced me to continue. I’m not complaining. Thanks to this, I now have money for rent.”

Henry Cavill as Geralt and Freya Allan as Ciri holding a sword. Geralt is wearing black and Ciri is wearing white.
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Netflix has stated there will be a new anime movie based on A Little Sacrifice, one of the short stories, and it will be called The Witcher: Sirens of the Deep, but we are unsure if Andrzej is writing a continuation of this short story for the new book, or he will be continuing/starting a different story. All we know for sure is that the author announced it will be released in 2025 worldwide.

This comes after the big announcement that Henry Cavill will no longer be portraying Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s adaptation, which viewers took negatively. Many fans loved the actor in his role, and Andrzej even praised Cavill’s portrayal of his character. While we haven’t had a decisive reason for Cavill’s departure, he stated that it was due to being too busy. Liam Hemsworth is set to take over the role in the new season, which hasn’t had a release date yet but is assumed to be in 2025 as well.

While viewers wait for the new release of Sapkowski’s book, they can watch the adaptation or play the video games, which are available on multiple platforms, including Xbox and Nintendo Switch.


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