the witcher comic-con

Henry Cavill and his glorious wig entered the spotlight during The Witcher Comic-Con panel. The Netflix adaptation of the fantasy series and its massively popular video game adaptations stars Cavill as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, with Witcher creator Andrzej Sapkowski serving as creative consultant on the show. We were in the audience during The Witcher Comic-Con panel, and got a front row seat to what the Netflix fantasy series has in store.

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The Witcher trailer

We’ve seen a few photos from the Netflix original series The Witcher, but actual footage from the show has been hard to come by – until now. During the Comic-Con panel for the upcoming fantasy series, the streaming service showed off the first trailer and quickly released it online for all to see. Check out Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) as Geralt of Rivia, riding through a high fantasy world and hunting monsters, in The Witcher trailer below. Read More »

The Witcher Photos

Since Henry Cavill isn’t returning to the role of Superman anytime soon, he’s occupying his time by digging into the fantasy world of The Witcher. The video game franchise and book series is being turned into a show on Netflix, and the streaming service has just released the first official The Witcher photos, revealing the show’s lead characters. And it sounds like we’ll be getting more than that very soon, because Netflix is bringing the series to Comic-Con with a panel in Hall H. Read More »

The Crown season 3 premiere

Wondering when you’ll get to see The Crown season 3, and also the Henry Cavill-starring adaptation of The Witcher? Good news: both will arrive later this year. While official dates haven’t been revealed yet, the streaming service confirmed that The Crown season 3 premiere is set for sometime after July this year. The Witcher, meanwhile, will debut sometime in the last three months of 2019.

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the witcher tv series cast

Netflix has revealed the first image from The Witcher, the new series that stars Henry Cavill as a white-haired monster hunter in a fantasy world besieged by tons of folklorish supernatural creatures. Now you get to see Cavill don a white wig and black leather clothes to play the titular “witcher,” Geralt of Rivia in the Witcher first look.

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rick and morty season 4

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Netflix’s The Witcher has cast a batch of new actors to join star Henry Cavill
  • Jim Carrey‘s Showtime series Kidding has been picked up for season 2
  • Transparent is getting a musical episode in season 5
  • Rick and Morty‘s soundtrack is tearing up the charts
  • Learn about The Jim Henson Company‘s new dinosaur show Knights of Panterra
  • And more!
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the witcher tv series cast

Henry Cavill will trade fighting Kryptonians for fighting medieval monsters. The Justice League actor has been cast in Netflix’s The Witcher TV series as the titular Witcher, Geralt of Rivia. Cavill will lead the cast in an 8-episode Netflix series developed by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich.

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The Witcher TV show

A movie adaptation of the popular fantasy video game The Witcher has been in the works for years, but last year, Netflix announced the streaming service was developing a TV adaptation. Now the writer of the planned series, Lauren S. Hissrich, has confirmed on Twitter that she’s finished her first draft of the pilot script. Plus, she’s revealed detailed breakdowns for characters who could appear in the show, so fans of the games (and the Andrzej Sapkowski-penned books on which the games are based) will almost certainly want to check this out. Read More »

The Witcher Netflix Series

Netflix has announced that they’re adapting The Witcher into a new series and gamers around the world rejoiced.

But The Witcher was a series of fantasy books written by Andrzej Sapkowskit long before it was a game! With five novels and two short story collections (none of which, humorously, are called The Witcher) set in this world of monsters and monster hunters, there is a ton of material to mine for a TV series.

Here’s a rundown on what you can expect (and what we hope to see).

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the witcher tv series

Film adaptations of popular video games are often ill-advised, with nary a successful video game movie to date. It’s a good thing then, that the fantasy video game trilogy The Witcher is actually based on a series of best-selling novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, and that it will be turned into a television series rather than a film.

After years of discussions of a U.S. movie adaptation of the critically acclaimed video games, The Witcher will be coming to Netflix as a TV series.

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