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The Witcher: Makers finally address Henry Cavill’s exit from the show

The Witcher: The makers of The Witcher has spoken out on Henry Cavill’s decision to leave his role as Geralt of Rivia on the famous Netflix series, which was announced just over a month ago. Liam Hemsworth will take Henry’s place in the fourth season of the programme, which has not yet started filming. Given that Henry was a fan favourite for the role and had received positive reviews for his performance as well, there has been a lot of reaction from fans regarding the recasting.

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Henry Cavill to not return as Geralt Rivia

For season 4 of The Witcher, Henry declared in an Instagram post on October 30 that he was “laying down my medallion and my swords” and that Liam Hemsworth will take over the part. Henry plays Geralt of Rivia, a mutant with superhuman skills, in the fantasy adventure series, which is available on Netflix. In 2023, the third season is anticipated to go online. Fans did not take the move well because there was no notification from the creators or the platform regarding it.

What Makers said

Lauren Hissrich, the show’s creator, has now spoken out about the issue and addressed the criticism the recasting has received from fans. It’s a significant issue for us, too, she stated in a TechRadar interview. The truth is, there’s a lot of talk and rumours about, so we can totally understand why people would go there. I’ll just ask that you return for The Witcher season three so that we can keep doing this. That [Cavill’s departure] is obviously very significant news.

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About The Witcher

 

The Witcher is based on the Andrzej Sapkowski novel series of the same name. The show, which also features Freya Allen and Anya Chalotra, debuted in 2019 and will air its second season in 2021.

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