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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
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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I forge my own path. Bleed from my own mistakes. Destiny plays no part. See more »


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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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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's training for the role consisted of extensive sword-training (besides the rigorous bodybuilding required to prepare his physique for the camera). He said, "I spent all of my free time, and when I wasn't on set, with a sword in my hand. It was getting used to the weight of the sword, using it day in and day out. I had three swords where I lived, and four at work. And it was just non-stop practice, practice, practice." See more »

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First of all its not game of thrones, its a totally different universe
22 December 2019 | by sangmesh27See all my reviews

The acting skills, direction, production quality of the show is top notch, henry cavill is superb, first being a avid fan of witcher books and games i was a bit skepticle on seeing the trailers etc, but oh my!!!!, The show is just plainly good. Some people comparing the show to GOT, because they dont have any knowledge about the witcher universe and comparing mainly on the basis of swords and clothes they see. A fan of witcher will truly love and enjoy the show. Henry cavill is the real witcher...... Lol


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