Liam Hemsworth Replaces Henry Cavill In The Witcher Netflix Series
The Witcher Netflix series, based on the best-selling books by Andrzej Sapkowski and taking some inspiration from CD Projekt Red’s video games, has announced a major makeover for Season 4.
While Season 3 will go on as usual with Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, it has been announced that Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games, Independence Day: Resurgence) will replace him for the following season.
In a statement on Netflix’s website, the British actor wished the 32-year-old Australian actor all the best as the White Wolf:
“My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been filled with both monsters and adventure, and alas, I’ll put my medals and swords down for Season 4. Great Liam Hemsworth instead. will put on the mantle of the white wolf. As with the greatest literary figures, I hand the torch with reverence for the time it took to portray Geralt and the enthusiasm to see Liam take on this man’s most intriguing and nuanced role. Liam, sir, this character has a great depth to him, enjoy diving in and see what you can find. “
Hemsworth mentioned he’s a fan of The Witcher and has been a fan of Cavill for years, and is excited about his new adventure. This announcement follows news earlier this week that Henry Cavill will be returning to the role of Superman in the DC universe.
On a related note, CD Projekt Red announced a remake of the original Witcher game this week. The game was first released in 2007 and will be rebuilt from the ground up in Unreal Engine 5. The new version is being developed by Polish studio Fool’s Theory – with a staff of veteran Witcher series staff. help.
CDPR is still working on the next generation update for The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt as well as slated for a Q4 2022 release. This will also come with some new DLC inspired by the Netflix show, already in previously confirmed for Nintendo Switch by Polish company:
“DLCs are not exclusive to the next-gen version, they will be available for every version of the game (including PS4, Xbox One and Switch)”