Take a Peek at Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia in Action on the Set of The Witcher TV Series
A new leaked photo has surfaced, showing the actor in costume and on location as the Netflix series production remains underway.
By Chris Morse
Production on Netflix’s The Witcher is still ongoing as Henry Cavill and company look to bring Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy world to life. We haven’t heard much about the television series in an official capacity over the past few months, but we do have a little bit of an unofficial tease to keep you excited as this show comes together. This comes in the form of a leaked set photo featuring Geralt in the flesh.
The image has been making its rounds on social media throughout the day, although we found it right here, and appears to show Cavill in costume on set as filming for the series continues. We previously heard that the production would be shooting on the Canary Islands in Spain this month, so this photo from La Palma seems to be as legitimate as it can be. Check it out below and be sure to check back for all the latest on The Witcher here on Dead Entertainment.
In The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. 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.
Henry Cavill will play the starring role of Geralt of Rivia while the cast also includes Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds, Into the Badlands) as Ciri, Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) as Yennefer, Jodhi May (Game of Thrones, Genius) as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as her husband, the knight Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall, Snatch) as the druid Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri.
In addition, Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders, Twin Peaks) will star 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 series) as Triss.
Additional casting includes Rebecca Benson as Marilka, Shane Attwooll as Nohorn, Luke Neal as Vyr, Matthew Neal as Nimir, Tobi Bamtefa as Danek, Sonny Serkis as Martin, Roderick Hill as Fletcher, Inge Beckmann as Aridea, Charlotte O’Leary as Tiffania, Natasha Culzac as Toruviel, Amit Shah as Torque, and Tom Canton as Filavandrel.
With production on its eight-episode debut season underway, The Witcher will make its premiere on Netflix sometime in 2019. Stay tuned for all of the latest here on Dead Entertainment.