Henry Cavill will leave the project after the third season and will give the role of Geralt de Rivia to the Australian actor. When does work on the set of the Netflix series begin?
Although the third season of The Witcher hasn’t been released yet Netflix, the fourth installment already generates special interest from fans. It is that it will not only mean a continuation of the captivating story, but it will also imply the departure of henry cavill and the incorporation of Liam Hemsworth to the cast. When will the filming of the series begin?
The next part will be divided into two volumes: while the first will have its release on June 29the second will debut on Netflix on July 27th. In this way, an official closure will be given to the passage of the actor who knew how to play Geralt de Rivia since the original premiere of the series in 2019. However, he will now hand over command to the renowned Australian actor.
At the moment, no official image of Liam Hemsworth as the protagonist of The Witcher. Filming has not yet started, as the production is still developing its script. However, it has emerged that both the fourth and fifth seasons -not yet officially announced- will be shot together in the middle of this year. Hence work on the set is likely to begin in the period between the two volumes.
+ How did Henry Cavill take the addition of Liam Hemsworth to The Witcher?
In 2022, when Henry Cavill confirmed his departure from the project, he celebrated that Liam Hemsworth was chosen to star The Witcher instead: “My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been full of monsters and adventures, and sadly, I’ll be leaving my medallion and swords behind for Season 4. In my place, the fantastic Mr. Liam Hemsworth will take up the mantle of the White Wolf.”.
Thus the actor insisted: “As with the greatest literary characters, I reverently pass the torch for the time I spent playing Geralt and excited to see Liam’s take on this fascinating and nuanced man. Liam good sir this character has such wonderful depth, enjoy diving in and seeing what you can find”.
For his part, Liam Hemsworth responded: “As a fan of The Witcher, I am thrilled at the opportunity to play Geralt of Rivia. Henry Cavill has been an incredible Geralt, and I am honored that he hands me the reins and allows me to take up the blades of the White Wolf for the next chapter of his adventure. Henry, I have been a fan of yours for years and was inspired by what you brought to this beloved character.. I may have some big boots to fill but I’m really excited to step into this world.”.