Netflix is trying its hand in a”the following Game of Thrones” with fresh fantasy TV series The Witcher.
The eight-episode Netflix series relies upon Polish author Andrzej Sapowski’s book series about Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter (or Witcher) with supernatural powers.
It is defined as helmed by Daredevil writer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Who has pulled in many of directors such as Alik Sakharov (Game of Thrones) and Charlotte Brandstrom (Outlander). She’s Also managed to land Henry”Superman” Cavill in the lead role.
The Witcher is slated for launch on Friday 20th December.
A now-deleted tweet in the Netflix Netherlands account Suggested that the series would be published on Tuesday 17th December.
Henry Cavill shared a post on Instagram in June confirming that filming had wrapped.
“Season one of The Witcher has finally come to a conclusion,” he wrote. “The cast and crew worked tirelessly throughout, everyone pitched in and brought a game to place and I couldn’t be more proud of you ”
He added he had been waking at 3am to get transformed into Geralt by his own hair and makeup group.
Who is in the cast?
Henry Cavill directs the series since Geralt of Rivia. In October, Netflix Revealed the first glimpse of him at the show, sporting a luscious wig. It’s a significant look. Check it out below.
He’ll be joined by Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds), That will Drama Ciri, princess of Cintra, Jodhi May (Game of Thrones) at the use of Queen Calanthe, and Adam Levy (Knightfall, Snatch), as druid Mousesack.
Anya Chalotra will play strong sorceress (and Geralt’s love Curiosity ) Yennefer, who Netflix lately showed off in some brand new images.
The cast is rounded out by Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson, Shaun Dooley, Mimi Ndiweni, Therica Wilson-Read and Milie Brady.