Netflix has unveiled three new character featurettes for the fantasy series adaptation of “The Witcher with the key three actors – Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan – discussing their respective characters.
Based on Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski’s series of fantasy novels, which spawned the hugely popular video game franchise, the story focuses on monster hunters known as Witchers who develop supernatural abilities at a young age. Geralt of Rivia (Cavill) is a solitary Witcher who struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
The series also stars Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Mimi Ndiweni as fledgeling sorceress Fringilla, Sabrina as Therica Wilson-Read, Millie Brady as outcast Princess Renfri, Adam Levy as the druid Mousesack, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Queen Calanthe’s husband, the knight Eist and MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, head of the magical academy.
“The Witcher” will premiere on December 20th on Netflix.