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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
Eamon Farren ...  Cahir 6 episodes, 2019
MyAnna Buring ...  Tissaia 5 episodes, 2019
Wilson Radjou-Pujalte ...  Dara 5 episodes, 2019
Adam Levy ...  Mousesack 5 episodes, 2019
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
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Storyline

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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My world is cruel and predictable. You enter, you survive, you die. See more »


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Country:

USA | Poland

Language:

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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Henry Cavill described his Witcher look as "incredibly shredded as well as scary" and stressed that he worked hard to balance aesthetics with what was appropriate for the character. He described his diet and training program to Spanish outlet Hobby Consolas, "There is a special diet, but I wouldn't call it a "Witchers' diet", I mean, it is what my trainer created for me, so maybe you can call it "Henry's diet". And yes, I'm focused on my training right now, making sure I'm as shredded as possible for The Witcher. I am also making sure I have enough muscle mass to actually look like someone who has gone through all of the hardships as well as the amount of training that Geralt has been through. A real sword is extraordinarily difficult to use for an extended period because of its weight. And if you can imagine that Geralt has been doing it since he was a boy, then to get into his skin, it is really important to bring that to life. I want the character to look incredibly shredded as well as scary. And so, the diet and workout reflect that." Both the teaser as well as the trailer for the series featured a shirtless shot of Cavill showcasing his shredded look. See more »

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References The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015) See more »

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Enjoyable but....
23 December 2019 | by tovart30See all my reviews

The one real issue i have with the show is that it doesn't do a great job of distinguishing between current and flashback scenes.


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