The Witcher Clip: Henry Cavill Fights Queen's Soldiers
During a recent guest appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Henry Cavill, star of The Witcher, premiered the first official video of the upcoming adaptation of the Netflix fantasy series, giving us a sneak peek at one of Geralt's many fight sequences from season one. Check out the short clip (from 6:22) and the full player interview below!
RELATED: The Witcher Season 1 Will Not Feature All Stories From First Book
Based on the bestselling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt de Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people tend to be more evil than beasts. But when fate brings him to a powerful witch and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile continent together.
The series stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, 17-year-old Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Mimi Ndiweni as Beginner Witch Fringilla, Sabrina as Therica Wilson-Read, Millie Brady as Pariah Princess Renfri, Adam Levy as Druid Mousesack, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as husband of Queen Calanthe, Knight Eist and MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, head of the Academy of Magic.
The Witcher series for Netflix will be based on the stories and novels of Andrzej Sapkowskiof which eight have formulated the popular Witcher gaming franchise, which has since spawned a series of comics and a table game. The book series was previously adapted for television in Poland.
RELATED: Netflix's The Witcher has seven seasons planned, says Showrunner
Schmidt Hissrich will act as executive producer and showrunner for The Witcher. She is known for her work (writing and executive co-production) on The Defenders, Daredevil and Power. Sean Daniel is set to produce executive under the Sean Daniel Company with his partner Jason Brown. Tomeige Baginski and Jarek Sawko of Platige Image will also be executive producers.
The Witcher is slated to debut on December 20 on Netflix.
<img src = "data: image / gif; base64, R0lGODlhAQABAIAAAAAAAP /// yH5BAEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARARA7" class = "hidden and lazy type" data-lazy-type = "iframe" data-lazy-src =) www.youtube.com .com / watch? v = oO-5dtlOyBM (/ embed)"alt ="”/>