Next summer the third season the popular one Witcher series on Netflix to start. As in the first two seasons is again Henry Cavill appear as Geralt of Rivia. But now it has been officially announced that from the fourth season no longer Cavill, but Liam Hemsworth will embody the role. Both Cavill and Hemsworth broke the news via Instagram known. This was followed by a statement from Netflix, in which this reshuffle was again confirmed.
“My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been filled with monsters and adventures, but now I will lay down my medallion and sword for season four. In my place, the fantastic Mr. Liam Hemsworth will play the role of the white wolf“, Cavill said in his statement. “As is customary with the greatest characters in literature, I pass the torch with honor for the time in which I have embodied Geralt and with enthusiasm to see Liam’s interpretation of this fascinating and multi-faceted man. Liam good sir this character offers so much depth enjoy diving in and see what you find.“
Why the change?
The website deadline According to their own sources, there are reports that Cavill had not signed a particularly long contract for The Witcher. After three seasons as part of the successful series, it was probably time to say goodbye to the project. The website also mentions the shooting taking place in Europe and the demanding production conditions in this context. Officially, neither Netflix nor Cavill have made any public statements in this regard.
No seven seasons for Cavill
If it is actually primarily a decision by Cavill, then this would contradict statements on his part that we reported on at the end of 2021. At that time, the actor, who played, among other things, Superman in Man of Steel or Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice it can be seen that he could possibly imagine playing the witcher in seven seasons. You can read more about Liam Hemsworth’s anticipation at Page 2!