In a surprising twist, Netflix’s popular series, The Witcher, is set to undergo a major change with the departure of Henry Cavill, who brilliantly portrayed the iconic Geralt of Rivia, fans were left wondering who would step into the shoes of the white-haired monster slayer.
Now, the cast of The Witcher has finally spoken up about the unexpected choice: Liam Hemsworth. While everyone is filled with anticipation and excitement, the cast members openly admit that Hemsworth’s portrayal of Geralt is bound to be nothing short of bizarre.
As the spotlight shifts to Hemsworth’s Geralt, the actors share their thoughts, offering us a sneak peek into what lies ahead in this fascinating new chapter of The Witcher.
The Witcher Cast Shares Thoughts on Henry Cavill’s Departure and Liam Hemsworth as Geralt
Joey Batey, Freya Allen, and Anya Chalotra, known for their roles as Jaskier, Ciri, and Yennefer respectively, were recently asked about their thoughts regarding Henry Cavill’s departure and how it was affecting their preparations for Season 4.
Chalotra expressed excitement and eagerness to work with Hemsworth as Geralt, although she acknowledged that it would be a peculiar experience. She also mentioned feeling a sense of loss due to Cavill’s absence, emphasizing that his presence had been significant for the series.
Batey also expanded on Cavill’s impact, mentioning his supportive and humorous nature behind the scenes:
“Behind the scenes, he’s always just been very, very supportive and funny, good-natured professional who was always the first to laugh on those bad days and to crack jokes, and that presence is cemented in the DNA of the show.”Joey Batey
Liam Hemsworth Takes the Reins as Geralt in The Witcher: What Fans Can Expect
Netflix surprised fans when they announced that Henry Cavill’s portrayal of Geralt in The Witcher Season 3 would be his last, with Liam Hemsworth taking over the role for future seasons. While some fans were disappointed, producer Steve Gaub assures that the transition will stay true to the original novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. Gaub promises a fresh and exciting take on Geralt that aligns closely with the lore and vision of the books.
The show has been renewed for Season 5 with Hemsworth continuing as Geralt, but concerns have arisen as Seasons 4 and 5 will be filmed back-to-back, leaving fans speculating about the story’s future. Netflix has not yet addressed these concerns.
As we say goodbye to Henry Cavill’s portrayal of Geralt in The Witcher, we eagerly await Liam Hemsworth’s take on the character in future seasons. With Season 3 Vol. 1 already available for streaming on Netflix, fans can immerse themselves in the new adventures and mysteries that lie ahead!