The Witcher season 1 is already released on Netflix. It’s a hit with many fantasy fans. Season 2 of The Witcher is not coming yet but showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich has teased some details in a new interview.
Read on to find out what the showrunner thinks of the reaction to the first season and what will develop in season 2.
What did Lauren Schmidt Hissrich think of the reaction to ‘The Witcher’?
Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and Anya Chalotra at the photocall for The Witcher Season 1 | Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic
The Witcher site Redanian Intelligence interviewed showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich.”This entire past month has been so surreal,” she says. Hissrich mentions “watching the earliest impressions of the show come in.” She “can hardly put it into words.” This speechlessness is “rare for [her].”
“One thing that hasn’t changed,” she says, “is [her] interactions with fans.” She “made a conscious decision” to be involved with the fan base from the beginning. Hissrich has “worked hard to maintain that level of honesty and trust [with fans] through all stages of production.” She feels “like it’s [her] responsibility to read accolades and critiques, to interact with joyous fans, and also fans who have concerns.”
She “always [wants] to keep upping [her and the writers’] game.” This way, “the show can continue resonating with audiences.” Hissrich is “very proud of what [the] team created on The Witcher.” However, “that doesn’t mean we can’t keep learning and improving, too.”
How does Lauren S. Hissrich feel about fans?
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Hissrich considers herself a fan as well. She loves the source material of the books. According to her, discussions with fans “are easy discussions to have — fun and enlightening, too.” Hissrich finds fans “smart, positive, and civil.”
This makes sense given her previous comments on fan reactions. According to an interview with SciFiNow, reported by Redanian Intelligence, she ” [loves] interacting with fans.” “A lot of people see really rabid fan bases as enemies,” Hissrich notes. However, she “[thinks] that these are the people who …
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