“The Witcher” has added one other key participant for its upcoming second season.

Kim Bodnia, who many will know from his position as Villanelle’s handler on “Killing Eve,” has been solid in season 2 of the Netflix sequence.

He’ll play the position Vesemir for eight episodes. Described as an enthralling relic of the witcher Golden Age, Vesemir is the oldest and most skilled witcher within the sequence, in addition to a father determine to Geralt (Henry Cavill). As one of many survivors of The Bloodbath at Kaer Morhen, a haunting slaughter that almost exterminated the witchers, he’s fiercely protecting of the remaining few, who he sees as an endangered group who can discover glory on “the Path” slaying monsters.

“I’m so thrilled to welcome Kim Bodnia to the solid of ‘The Witcher,’” mentioned showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. “I’ve admired his distinctive abilities in exhibits like ‘Killing Eve’ and ‘The Bridge,’ and can’t anticipate him to convey power, tenacity, and heat to the character of Vesemir, who’s such an integral a part of our upcoming season.”

Based mostly on the best-selling fantasy novel sequence of books, “The Witcher” tells the story of three people, Geralt, Ciri (Freya Allen) and Yennefer (Anya Chalotra), as they journey the huge world of The Continent, the place people, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to outlive and thrive, and the place good and evil shouldn’t be simply recognized.

Joey Batey can even return to the sequence because the playful bard Jaskier. Different returning solid members embody MyAnna Buring, Tom Canton,  Lilly Cooper, Jeremy Crawford, Eamon Farre Mahesh, Terence Maynard, Lars Mikkelson, Mimi Ndiweni, Royce Pierreson,  Wilson Radjou-Pujalte, Anna Shaffer, and Therica Wilson Learn.

Schmidt Hissrich, Tomek Baginski, Jason F. Brown, Sean Daniel, Mike Ostrowski, Steve Gaub and Jarosław Sawko function government producers on the sequence.