The Witcher (2019)

Starring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, this adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's series of fantasy novels debuted on Netflix in 2019. The first season adapts The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny, while the second season focuses on Blood of Elves. Geralt's destiny is entwined with that of a young princess, Ciri of Cintra, and they must navigate a dangerous world to see it through.

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Release Date:
December 20, 2019
Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Joey Batey, MyAnna Buring, Anna Shaffer, Royce Pierreson, Mahesh Jadu, Tom Canton, Kim Bodnia, Jodhi May, Adam Levy, Lars Mikkelsen, Shaun Dooley, Graham McTavish
Main Genre:
Two released, two more confirmed.
The Witcher
Characters By:
Andrzej Sapkowski
Jean-Philippe Gossart, Gavin Struthers
Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Filming Locations:
Hungary, United Kingdom
Main Characters:
Geralt of Rivia, Ciri of Cintra, Yennefer of Vengerberg, Jaskier, Triss Merigold
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