Henry Cavill is all set to star in the fantasy drama TV series, The Witcher, which is set to release later this year, on the online streaming website, Netflix.
The series is about a mutated monster hunter who is trying to find his place in the world while battling monsters. It is based on the book of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is set to release in the last three months of 2019. The stars have taken to social media to show that shooting has wrapped up.
The cast includes Henry Cavill, who has already starred in several popular series such as Daredevil; and is joined by Freya Allen, Jodhi May and Adam Levy. The first look of the show was released in 2018, and fans had mixed reactions towards it. They suggested that the look of the character should be improved, and even made memes on it that has spread like wildfire.
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The author has written eight novels but sources suggest that the first five have been chosen because they contain the main plot which helps the portray the characters development. Sapkowski was very pleased that popular screenwriter, Lauren S Hissrich has stuck to the original story as much as she could.
Much to the delight of the fans, the characters they most love have not been left out, Roach being the most popular out of them. Cavill shared his thoughts about the series on an Instagram post, indicating that the shooting for season 1 is over.
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Season 1 of The Witcher has finally come to an end. And although I’m pulling a face here it has been an incredible journey! The cast and crew worked tirelessly throughout, everyone pitched in and brought their A game to set and I couldn’t be more proud of you all. Speaking of my immediate team. Jacqui, Ailbhe and Leah are consummate professionals who worked extraordinary hours to bring the Witcher to life, they were non stop improving adjusting and evolving Geralt throughout. Thank you ladies for making this journey a good one. All of those 3 am wake ups were worth it! #GeraltofRivia #TheWitcher #Season1
Executive producers Sean Daniel and Jason Brown added: “The Witcher stories follow an unconventional family that comes together to fight for truth in a dangerous world. The characters are original, funny and constantly surprising and we can’t wait to bring them to life at Netflix, the perfect home for innovative storytelling.”
Fans all over the world are excited because it has been confirmed that it will have a few seasons to its name due to the large volume of the books. The trailer has yet to be released which leaves fans speculating whether it will be as disappointing as the first look released last year.