Henry Cavill forged as Geralt within the Netflix Witcher sequence
Superman actor and human weapon Henry Cavill has lengthy been teasing his curiosity in enjoying Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of The Witcher, however solely at the moment has the casting turn out to be official. Each showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s The Defenders, Umbrella Academy) and Cavill himself confirmed the information on social media.
He was my first assembly. I didn’t have writers or scripts but – only a greenlight and a variety of ardour. That was 4 months in the past, and I’ve by no means forgotten the eagerness he introduced. He IS Geralt. He all the time has been. I’m so thrilled to welcome HENRY CAVILL to the #Witcher household.
— Lauren S. Hissrich (@LHissrich) September 4, 2018
My new mailing tackle is: Geralt C/O Vesemir Kaer Morhen Kaer Morhen Valley Hertch Kaedwen Please be aware, I am not often there. Monster slaying being what it’s. So, replies will likely be few and much between, if in any respect. @Netflix #Witcher #GeraltOfRivia
A press launch from Netflix described the premise of the present, which can adapt the novels by Polish creator Andrzej Sapkowski, which in flip impressed the video video games of the identical title.
Primarily based on the best-selling fantasy sequence, The Witcher is an epic story of destiny and household. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to seek out his place in a world the place individuals typically show extra depraved than beasts. However when future hurtles him towards a strong sorceress, and a younger princess with a harmful secret, the three should study to navigate the more and more risky Continent collectively.
The Witcher will likely be eight episodes lengthy, with administrators Alik Sakharov (Home of Playing cards, Recreation of Thrones), Alex Garcia Lopez (Marvel’s Luke Cage, Utopia), and Charlotte Brändström (Outlander, Counterpart, Disparue) connected to helm these episodes.