|The Witcher starts December 20th|
The moment is finally upon us, spylings, Netflix is ready to start airing what is without any doubt the most anticipated series of the year, from December 20th! Lavish small screen adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski’s epic fantasy adventure (the books have been sold to date in more than 30 million copies around the world) THE WITCHER will stream its eight episode opening season ahead of Christmas with the second season already ordered. Hollywood’s leading hunk Henry Cavill toplines the cast as demon hunter in an epic tale of fate and family. Anya Chalotra stars as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri. Other
|The series is based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s ultra popular saga|
cast members include Jodhi May as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Mimi
|The series will have eight episodes|
Ndiweni as Fringilla, Eamon Farren as Cahir, Joey Batey as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson as Istredd, Maciej Musiał as Sir Lazlo, and Anna Shaffer as Triss.
revolving around famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) who lives in the world of The Continent where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, where people often prove more dangerous than beasts, and good and evil is not easily identified! But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
A demon hunter played by Henry Cavill who says that Geralt is not an average hero! He’s a tough person who won’t treat everybody perfectly. He’s
|Henry Cavill is Geralt of Rivia|
very hard on the exterior because that’s what he believes the world is! He kills monsters who have invaded his world from a parallel dimension. He has a faithful horse called Roach.
Princess Cirrilla, played by Freya Allan, feels like she’s been sheltered from the real world. Hidden behind shrouds of loyalty and castles. She sneaks
|Freya Allan is Princess Ciri of CIntra|
out from time to time. She remains loyal but strives to know the world outside of her walls. After losing her entire family and everyone she loves in one night,
|The series will feature exquisitely lavish and rich costumes and sets|
Cirilla feels lost. She is thrown into a vicious, upside-down world than she is used to and must push forward to find Geralt. Adventuring from place to place
|Joey Batey is charming minstrel Jaskier|
and finding herself in new landscapes and towns, Cirilla learns a lot about herself. A power that she possesses, but cannot understand. Yet.
Yennefer of Vengerberg
Played by Anya Chalotra, Yennefer’s story arc is powerful and full of challenges. Born with a misshapen spine and jaw, she is sold by her father who
|Anya Chalotra is sorceress Yennefer|
resented her for her differences. This not only begins her on her journey but completely changes her life arguably for the better. She will become a powerful sorceress.
|Henry Cavill was cast after 200 actors were turned down for the role|
|MyAnna Buring is Tissaia de Vries a powerful sorceress who takes Yennefer under her wing|