Netflix Reveals Soundtrack Release Date For Henry Cavill's 'The Witcher'

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Overall, Netflix added 8.8 million subscribers worldwide during the final quarter of 2019.

Following the news that Netflix's live-action Witcher series has been a massive success, the streaming service has confirmed that it's now working on an animated Witcher movie too.

Netflix fantasy TV Series The Witcher was only released little over a month ago, but that hasn't stopped it becoming the platform's biggest opening season ever - reaching 76 million households.

The Witcher is well on its way to becoming the most watched season in Netflix history.

These figures are a result of Netflix's shift in the way it calculates viewing figures, however.

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One thing to note is that The Witcher's viewership success is all according to Netflix which reports viewerships differently than traditional TV, and has even changed how it gauges viewership internally recently. Now the company counts a view if an account watches at least two minutes of a program. Redanian Intelligence also points to the CV of voice actress Harriet Kershaw, which has a Witcher project listed for 2020 for Netflix and Blend Audio. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when future hurtles him in the direction of sorceress, and a young princess with a foul secret, the three must be taught to navigate the extra and extra volatile Continent together. Season 2 was announced on November 13, around six weeks before the release of the first season.

Given the 35% increase in viewership, we can assume that you were seen in the first season by 54 million households - far removed from The Witcher's 76 million. And on the film facet, Michael Bay and Ryan Reynolds' 6 Underground loved 83 million viewers in its first 4 weeks.

Netflix moreover touted its haul of 24 Academy Award nominations across eight utterly different motion photographs this year.

In terms of new actors and characters, it's still early days to know who else is signed on.

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