Netflix has released a short video giving the world their first glimpse of Geralt of Rivia, played by Henry Cavill, from the upcoming Original series “The Witcher”. It also states that the series will be released in 2019 which is an improvement on the previously rumoured date of 2020. In the short video we see Geralt walk up to the camera from the dark and take a drink. Terribly exciting stuff, right? Decide for yourself as we’ve included the video below:
Get your first look at Henry Cavill in The Witcher! pic.twitter.com/1O2eWS1MkP
— Netflix US (@netflix) October 31, 2018
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, “The Witcher” is an epic tale of fate and family. 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. The 8-episode series is expected to air in 2019 and is being filmed in and around Poland.