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The Witcher 

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Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

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Lauren Schmidt
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Series cast summary:
Henry Cavill ...  Geralt of Rivia 8 episodes, 2019
Freya Allan ...  Ciri 8 episodes, 2019
Anya Chalotra ...  Yennefer 7 episodes, 2019
Mimi Ndiweni ...  Fringilla 7 episodes, 2019
Mecia Simson ...  Francesca 7 episodes, 2021
Eamon Farren ...  Cahir 6 episodes, 2019
MyAnna Buring ...  Tissaia 5 episodes, 2019
Wilson Radjou-Pujalte ...  Dara 5 episodes, 2019
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Joey Batey ...  Jaskier 4 episodes, 2019
Lars Mikkelsen ...  Stregobor 4 episodes, 2019
Royce Pierreson ...  Istredd 3 episodes, 2019
Anna Shaffer ...  Triss 3 episodes, 2019
Jodhi May ...  Queen Calanthe 3 episodes, 2019
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson ...  Eist 3 episodes, 2019
Therica Wilson-Read ...  Sabrina 3 episodes, 2019
Judit Fekete ...  Vanielle of Brugge 3 episodes, 2019
Máté Haumann ...  Field Marshall 3 episodes, 2019
Daniel Burke Daniel Burke ...  Nilfgaardian Soldier 3 episodes, 2019
Mahesh Jadu ...  Vilgefortz 2 episodes, 2019
Emma Appleton ...  Renfri 2 episodes, 2019
Josette Simon ...  Eithne 2 episodes, 2019
Maciej Musial ...  Sir Lazlo 2 episodes, 2019
Shaun Dooley ...  King Foltest 2 episodes, 2019
Anna-Louise Plowman ...  Zola 2 episodes, 2019
Tobi Bamtefa Tobi Bamtefa ...  Sir Danek 2 episodes, 2019
Terence Maynard ...  Artorius 2 episodes, 2019
Nóra Trokán Nóra Trokán ...  Dryad General 2 episodes, 2019
Martin Berencsy Martin Berencsy ...  Korin 2 episodes, 2019
John Wolfe ...  Soldier 2 episodes, 2019
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The Witcher is an American fantasy drama web television series created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich for Netflix. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. The Witcher follows the story of Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, who struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than monsters and beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a special gift, the three must learn to navigate independently the increasingly volatile Continent. Written by aaltaiawy

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Death comes for all of us, eventually. The only way to cheat it is to have a legacy. See more »


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USA | Poland

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English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Dolby Atmos

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2.00 : 1
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Trivia

The Telegraph published an interview with Henry Cavill on 22 December 2018 where it was revealed that "the role (Geralt of Rivia) will require him to pump his body up to CGI levels of muscularity". But Cavill indicated he was ready saying, "I enjoy the physical challenge. I'm lucky enough to have the genetics that result in quick changes. I can get really quite big if I set my mind to it." It was also revealed that Cavill would get his famous eight-pack abs back for the series. See more »

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Truely Entertaining
20 December 2019 | by alec3280See all my reviews

What more could you ask for? Henry Cavill really loves this character and it absolutely shows. He gives it his all as Geralt and tries his best with the dialogue to make it his own. As for Yennifer and Ciri, they did a pretty good job! I can't wait to see what this does for their careers.

The fighting scenes are outstanding, brutal and well choreographed. The cinematography is pretty great as well, nothing really stands out but the world they've created is beautiful at best.

If you enjoy fantasy series like Game of Thrones or you enjoyed the books or the games than I think this will be a pleasant surprise for all who are watching.


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