Mark Hamill Kind of Wants to Play Vesemir in The Witcher

He has no idea what the series is or what's it about but he's game.

By Chris Morse

What do Star Wars and The Witcher have in common? Not much yet, but Luke Skywalker might be a good start. After showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich got the first pilot script submitted for the upcoming Netflix adaptation, she took to Twitter to detail some outlines for the characters who are going to make it into the show. Among those characters is Vesemir, who she described as follows:


An astute Twitter user tactfully volunteered Star Wars legend Mark Hamill for the role, which sparked the following response from Luke Skywalker himself as well as another from the official Witcher game account:


This was a bit of fun banter, but we've seen stranger things happen with respect to casting or cameos sprouting from fun exchanges like this. Would you like to see Hamill take up the Witcher mantle in the TV series? Got anybody else in mind for other roles in the show? Let us know your favorite picks in the comments below!

About the Author

Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo