‘The Rats’ The Witcher Prequel Series: What We Know So Far

Ciri in The Witcher season 3 – Picture: Netflix

While the third season of Netflix The Wizard was in production, the streamer quietly began development on The Rats, a new prequel series centering on a group of renegade teens, set to be introduced at the season 3 finale. Here’s what we know so far about the new spinoff. next .

The new series is created by The Wizard writer haily roomwho also serves as showrunner. shadow and bone and The Sandman director mairzee souls he is also attached to direct an unknown number of episodes. The Wizard showrunner lauren hissrich and executive producer Tomek Baginski They are also producing this series.

The rats The series hasn’t been officially announced by Netflix, but it’s been common knowledge for many months as the cast and crew are already actively filming on location. Initial information about the series was published by Redanian intelligence in November 2022. What’s on Netflix also has sources claiming that the project was in development and was called internally Rifi-rafe.

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What is the plot of He rats?

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Rats Artwork by JustAnor

the plot of The rats It is not based on any book or history of The Wizard Andrzej Sapkowski, but instead takes the characters and creates their own backstory for them before they meet Ciri at the end of The Wizard Season 3.

So far we only have a short log line:

«Six teenage thieves must rely on their criminal skills as they plan the biggest heist of their careers against the most dangerous criminal network in the kingdom.»


who is cast in He rats?

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Cast Grid for the Netflix series The Rats

The teenage delinquent gang called The rats consists in Giselher, Mistle, Kayleigh, Iskra, Arrecife and ass. They are played by B.is Radcliffe, Christelle Elwin, Fabian McCallum, Aggy K. Adams, Juliette Alexandra, and Connor Crawford respectively. They all make their first appearance in The Wizard Season 3, reprising their roles here.

Also, ’80s and ’90s Action Star dolph lundgren It has been released as a ruthless rogue sorcerer from the School of the Cat named Brehen. Brehen appears briefly in Andrzej Sapkowski’s stormy season where he has a confrontation with Geralt de Rivia. In The ratsBrehen’s role is unclear.

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Other suspicious cast includes Deoudon van der Merwe, Warren Masemola, Steve Marc, maximum boasting, and daniel norman.


What is the production status of He rats?

The rats The series is currently in production under the code name ‘Riff Raff’ in Cape Town, South Africa. Filming began there at the end of April and is expected to wrap up in September 2023.

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how many episodes will there be He rats have?

The number of episodes in The rats currently unknown, but should be between 6 and 8.


What is the Netflix release date? He rats?

Netflix has yet to announce the series itself, let alone its release date, but judging by its expected completion date, it’s likely to release in the summer of 2024. The Wizard Season 3 also ended in September 2022 and will be released in the summer of 2023.