Netflix has revealed that Henry Cavill will take on the role of the iconic Geralt in the new Witcher TV series which will replace the planned movie and is based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels short stories and the CD Projekt Red series of Witcher adventure games. A recent role for Henry Cavill was in the Mission Impossible Fallout movie currently in theatres.
Alik Sakharov, Charlotte Brändström and Alex Garcia Lopez to direct the series from showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich “Henry Cavill is a massive fan of Andrzej Sapkowski’s series of fantasy short stories and novels about the witcher Geralt of Rivia. Henry starred in the dual role of ‘Clark Kent / Superman,’ in Man of Steel, the highest-grossing Superman film to date, and in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League.He made his feature film debut in The Count of Monte Cristo. His credits include the Golden Globe-nominated series “The Tudors”; Whatever Works; Immortals; Cold Light of Day and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Upcoming he stars in Nomis alongside Sir Ben Kingsley and Stanley Tucci for director David Raymond. Henry co-founded Promethean Productions, along with his brother, Charlie Cavill and Ben Blankenship, to expand Henry’s involvement in all aspects of film, TV, and live events with a charitable component.”
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