Bridgerton stars Adjoa Andoh and Chris Fulton have both landed roles in the second series of The Witcher.

Andoh, who played Lady Danbury in the first series of Netflix's hit period drama Bridgerton will take on role of priestess Nenneke, while Fulton who briefly appeared as Phillip Crane in the popular show will play the villainous Rience.

Veteran stage and screen star Simon Callow has been cast to play the part of detective Codringher, Liz Carr, best known as forensic examiner Clarissa Mullery on Silent Witness, will play businesswoman Fenn, while The Hobbit star Graham McTavish will debut as intelligence agent Dijkstra.

Downton Abbey actor Kevin Doyle and Cassie Clare will also feature as new roles in the second series as Ba'lian and Phillippa Eilhart.

The dark fantasy series, starring Superman lead Henry Cavill as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, premiered on Netflix in 2019 to critical acclaim.

It is returning for a second outing with seven new cast members, the streaming giant has announced.

Season two of the fantasy drama follows Geralt as he takes Princess Cirilla to his childhood home of Kaer Morhen and will continue to draw on Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski’s books.

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