It’s been recognized for some time that Netflix’s The Witcher would arrive someday within the subsequent couple of years. Now, the streaming big has narrowed down the potential launch date even additional. In line with Netflix Chief Content material Officer, Ted Sarandos, the Henry Cavill-led tv sequence will drop onto the service within the final quarter of 2019.
Throughout a latest investor name, relayed by Deadline, Sarandos revealed The Witcher present is on monitor to launch in This autumn 2019. Meaning followers can anticipate to expertise Geralt of Rivia’s all-new stay motion adventures someday within the final three months of the yr. At current, a extra specified launch date has but to be provided.
Along with Henry Cavill, the sequence, which is presently filming in Hungary, will star Into the Badlands‘ Freya Allan, who’s enjoying Ciri. Anya Charlota of Wanderlust fame will characteristic within the sequence, too, bringing Yennefer of Vengerberg to life. For the present’s pilot season, a slew of different beloved characters from The Witcher are set to look, as effectively. These characters embrace Triss Merigold, performed by Hollyoaks‘ Anna Shaffer, Frangilla Vigo, Cahir, Jaskier (aka Dandelion), and plenty of extra.
A former co-executive producer and author on different Netflix sequence (Daredevil, The Defenders), Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, is helming The Witcher as author, showrunner, and government producer. Alik Sakharov, whose TV credit embrace Recreation of Thrones, Black Sails, and The Individuals, was employed to direct The Witcher’s pilot episode.
Particulars on the sequence itself stay scarce, so far as plot is anxious. Nevertheless, it’s been made clear on quite a few events that Netflix’s adaption will comply with Andrzej Sapkowski’s books, versus CD Projekt RED’s trilogy of video games. The absence of concrete details about the sequence additionally extends to footage, as trailers and official images have but to hit the net. But, just a few photographs from present’s set have just lately leaked on-line.