[News] Netflix Celebrates Halloween with THE WITCHER Trailer
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The worst monsters are the ones we create…

Fans at Lucca Comics and Games convention in Lucca, Italy were treated to the brand new main trailer for the highly anticipated new series THE WITCHER on Thursday, October 31, 2019 when showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich unveiled the footage during a panel discussion with cast members Anya Chalotra (Yennefer) and Freya Allan (Ciri).

The trailer also gave fans the first confirmation that all eight episodes of the series will debut on Netflix globally on December 20, 2019.

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family.  The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.

Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel) leads the cast of THE WITCHER saga, playing the role of Geralt of Rivia, alongside other main cast members,  Anya Chalotra (“The ABC Murders”, “Wanderlust”) as Yennefer and Freya Allan (“The War of the Worlds”, “Into The Badlands”) as Ciri.  Other previously announced cast includes Jodhi May (“Game of Thrones”, “Genius”) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (“Fortitude”) as Eist, Adam Levy (“Knightfall”, Snatch) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (“Ripper Street”, Kill List) as Tissaia), Mimi Ndiweni (“Black Earth Rising”) as Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read (Profile) as Sabrina, and Emma Appleton (“The End of The F**king World“) as Renfri, Eamon Farren (“The ABC Murders”, “Twin Peaks”) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall, Strike) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (“House of Cards”, Sherlock) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (“Wanderlust”, Judy) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (“Jamillah & Aladdin”, Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.

THE WITCHER fans can follow official show news on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

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