Lauren Schmidt Hissrich


The Witcher Showrunner: Season 2 Timelines Geralt/Ciri New Witchers

The Witcher Showrunner: Season 2 Timelines, Geralt/Ciri, New Witchers

Thankfully, showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich is here to offer up some prime intel on what her team's been working on during the COVID-19 lockdown First thing viewers should know? Hissrich's a really big fan of the new witchers coming aboard this season (including Kristofer Hivju's Nivellen) and their connection to Geralt's (Cavill) backstory: "Probably my[...]

The Witcher Season 2 Finds Its Vesemir in Killing Eve Star Kim Bodnia

"The Witcher" Season 2 Finds Its Vesemir in "Killing Eve" Star Kim Bodnia

Sophie Holland and her casting team have once again found the very best people to embody these characters, and in the hands of these accomplished directors, we’re excited to see these new stories come to life.” - Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Showrunner/Executive ProducerStephen Surjik (Netflix's The Umbrella Academy) has been tapped to direct the season's first two[...]

The Witcher Season 2: Game of Thrones Alum Kristofer Hivju 6 More Cast Directors Named

"The Witcher" Season 2: "Game of Thrones" Alum Kristofer Hivju, 6 More Cast; Directors Named

Sophie Holland and her casting team have once again found the very best people to embody these characters, and in the hands of these accomplished directors, we’re excited to see these new stories come to life.” - Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Showrunner/Executive ProducerStephen Surjik (Netflix's The Umbrella Academy) has been tapped to direct the season's first two[...]


The Witcher Reveals Season 1 Chapter Titles Teases [VIDEO]

"The Witcher" Reveals Season 1 Chapter Titles, Teases [VIDEO]

But when destiny hurtles him toward Yennefer (Anya Cholatra), a powerful sorceress, and Ciri (Freya Allan), a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSqi-8kAMmMThe Witcher stars Henry Cavill (Justice League) as Geralt, Anya Cholatra (The ABC Murders) as Yennefer, Freya Allan (Into the Badlands) as[...]

The Witcher: Our First-Look at Roach&#8230 Because YOU Demanded It

"The Witcher": Our First-Look at Roach… Because YOU Demanded It

Be introduced to the world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.The Witcher stars Henry Cavill (Justice League) as Geralt, Anya Cholatra (The ABC Murders) as Yennefer, Freya Allan (Into the Badlands) as Ciri, Jodhi May (Game of Thrones)[...]


The Witcher Showrunner on Ciri Yennefer Casting News

'The Witcher' Showrunner on Ciri, Yennefer Casting News

Earlier today, Netflix revealed the casting for The Witcher two lead female characters Ciri and Yennefer, Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra.Series showrunner and head writer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Daredevil, The Defenders) spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the casting news, and the seemingly never-ending 'fan backlash' regarding the upcoming series.*** The Hollywood Reporter: This was an intensive casting process[...]

Netflixs The Witcher Series Gets Writer Showrunner

Netflix's 'The Witcher' Series Gets Writer, Showrunner

It was announced earlier this year (way back in May) that Netflix was going to be doing their own adaptation of "The Witcher".Variety says that Lauren Schmidt Hissrich has been named as showrunner and writer for Netflix's series.  No stranger to working with the stream service studio, her previous credits include The Defenders and Daredevil, as[...]