Netflix The Witcher Series: See Henry Cavill's Geralt, Release Date, Cast and more

Geralt fans brace yourselves as Henry Cavill (Superman) will be here for some action in Netflix The Witcher Series. This is for sure as it is backed by pretty good sources including the original Andrzej Sapkowski novels.

According to the description given by Netflix, The Andrzej Sapkowski novels cover five novels and two short story collection so there’s a lot to work with. Everything that you need to know about The Witcher Netflix series is here!

When will The Witcher Series release?

After all the rumors and speculations, Netflix has made an announcement that the The Witcher series will be aired this year itself. Hissrich took to Twitter to spread this information. No specific date or month has been fixed yet for the show’s release. At best, we are probably expecting a late 2019 launch.

Netflix’s take on The Witcher

According to Geeks Worldwide’s editor-in-chief, Netflix is happy with The Witcher series. So we can definitely expect more of it.

Cast of Netflix The Witcher Series

Henry Cavill will play the role of Geralt of Rivia for sure.
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Henry Cavill will play the role of Geralt of Rivia for sure. We have earlier seen him in Superman. Cavill has already expressed that he was interested in the role back in August last year. But it seems that he has already met writer Lauren S. Hissrich before that. Hissrich tweeted,

He was my first meeting. I didn’t have writers or scripts yet – just a greenlight and a lot of passion. That was four months ago, and I’ve never forgotten the passion he brought. He IS Geralt. He always has been. I’m so thrilled to welcome HENRY CAVILL to the family.
Here’s the list of the entire Netflix’s The Witcher cast:
Ciri, Princess of Cintra – Freya Allan
Queen Calanthe – Jodhi May
Yennefer – Anya Chalotra
Eist -Björn Hlynur Haraldsson
Tissaia – MyAnna Buring
Mousesack – Adam Levy
Fringilla – Mimi Ndiweni
Princess Renfri – Millie Brady
Sabrina – Therica Wilson-Read

What to expect in Netflix The Witcher Series?

There is a lot to choose from, but there’s a possibility that the Netflix adaptation of The Witcher will mainly focus on the five novels. So you will get to see a lot of Geralt and Ciri. Writer Sapkowski will be the creative consultant of the show. He said,

I’m thrilled that Netflix will be doing an adaptation of my stories, staying true to the source material and the themes that I have spent over 30 years writing.

Jason Brown and Sean Daniel, the executive producers of the show, said that the story will revolve around an unconventional family that will fight the truth in this dangerous world. The characters of the show are funny, original and will surprise you constantly.

Leaked script of Netflix The Witcher Series

Casting of The Witcher show is underway and the scripts are out with the actors and agents. Unsurprisingly, two Yennefer scenes casting scripts are already out. Here’s a little snippet from that:

Really it’s about the creamy whiskers … and the way muffin crumbs get stuck there… it truly makes me want to vomit. Then there’s the creeping. Always creeping into the beds of chambermaids who do not want to clean your dick with their bodies. Creep creep creep. And on top of that, you’re very, very dumb.

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