New Photo from Netflix’s The Witcher Shows off Geralt and Roach
A wandering monster hunter is nothing without his trusted steed.
By Chris Morse
Another new image from Netflix’s upcoming The Witcher television series has been released. This time, fans can catch another glimpse of Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia atop his trusted steed, Roach, who we are seeing for the first time. This is the first new photo released since Netflix gave us an early look at each of our main characters and the debut poster art for the series.
Fans can expect to see much more of the show fairly soon, as it is scheduled to appear at the San Diego Comic-Con later this month during the streaming platform’s Hall H presentation on Friday, July 19th, taking up the 2:15-3:00 PM time slot. Could we see the first footage during that panel? Only time will tell, but for now, you can take a look at the latest image from Netflix’s The Witcher below.
If you look really close, you can even catch a tiny glimpse of Geralt's silver sword, which fans of the game thought was missing. In the book, it is kept on his horse until such a time something supernatural needs slaying. Not too shabby.
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 filming on its eight-episode debut season just completed, The Witcher will make its premiere on Netflix in the fourth quarter of 2019. Stay tuned for all of the latest here on Dead Entertainment.