With The Witcher season 3 set to launch on Netflix, Ciri star Freya Allan teased where her character’s story is heading and how the upcoming season was changed to establish season 4. Based on Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski’s series of books of the very same name, the dream program follows the stoic beast hunter Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) as he gets captured in a power battle in between numerous kingdoms. The season 1 ending saw Geralt lastly unifying with Ciri, a young orphaned princess wielding an extraordinary power within her, stemmed from her Elder Blood.

Speaking with SFX Magazine (by means of GamesRadar), Allan meant what’s to come for Ciri and how The Witcher season 3 was changed to accommodate her season 4 journey. The star discussed that the season 3 story initially did not have much action for Ciri. With season 4 set to include her time with a violent gang called the Rats, season 3’s script was revamped to have Ciri more included. Read what Allan stated below:

“In the original script, I didn’t have as much action. There was a lot of me standing around, waiting to get saved by Geralt and Yennefer. I just thought at this point, two seasons in and she spent the last season training, that could still be there.”


The Witcher Season 4 Will Mark a Big Change

Ciri wielding a sword with Geralt and Jaskier behind her in The Witcher season 3

Set to rid herself of the damsel-in-distress name in The Witcher season 3, Ciri will end up being a powerful ally as numerous forces close in. With Stregobor (Lars Mikkelsen) constantly computing for control and the mystical effective wraiths, referred to as the Wild Hunt, in pursuit of Ciri due to her Elder Blood, the princess will require to be trained and prepared for the war to come.

A current The Witcher season 3 trailer included Ciri completely engaged in fight and no longer basing on the sidelines while Geralt battled to secure her. Her increased efficiency with a sword appears and will assist her when she once again discovers herself separated from Geralt and Yennefer (Anya Chalotra) and partners with the homicidal Rats in season 4. Along with increased ability in melee fight, the trailer likewise revealed her enhancement with magic as she will be trained at the sorceress academy of Aretuza.

However, The Witcher‘s season 4’s greatest modification will take place outside the dream program’s vast story. In late-2022, Cavill revealed he was leaving the series regardless of his previous declaration assuring his dedication to the showrunner’s vision. The Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth will change Cavill in season 4. The news was met instant reaction from the program’s faithful fanbase as they have actually concerned set Geralt’s live-action representation with Cavill. Nevertheless, Cavill will undergo his end of the world in The Witcher season 3.

Source: SFX Magazine (by means of GamesRadar)