The new trailer for the new Netflix series, The Witcher, has arrived and it looks really good. There’s a ton of action in it, and I’m never going to say no to watching some Henry Cavill action.
Cavill in this upcoming Netflix series is playing the lead, Geralt of Rivia, and he’s what’s known as a Witcher (hence the title).
It’s based on the book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski, and there were very popular video games made based on the property.
Yet, this Netflix series, which has been created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich for Netflix, will strictly follow the books and not the games.
Henry Cavill is Geralt in The Witcher
They had previously released a trailer for The Witcher which gave us a little taste of what to expect, but this new trailer shows a lot more action, and actually features some lines of dialogue from Cavill as Geralt, and he sounds pretty darn good.
Here’s the official synopsis of The Witcher:
“Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.”
Of course, Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel) plays the head, and he’ll be joined by the likes Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) as Yennefer and Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds, Into The Badlands) as Ciri.
Other previously announced cast include Jodhi May (Game of Thrones, Genius) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall, Snatch) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (Ripper Street, Kill List) as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni (Black Earth Rising) as Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read (Profile) as Sabrina, and Emma Appleton (The End of The F**king World) as Renfri, Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders, Twin Peaks) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall, Strike) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards, Sherlock) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust, Judy) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Jamillah & Aladdin, Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.
The Witcher is going to land on Netflix globally on 20th December 2019. Are you looking forward to it? Let us know in the comments below.
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