witcher The Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth has been renewed for a fourth season by Netflix, replacing Henry Cavill, who plays Geralt of Rivia in the epic drama series.
Revealed earlier this week, Cavill revealed he would be returning in the role of Superman after appearing in Black Adam, where he played the supernatural beast bane Geralt of Rivia in the show’s first three seasons. The announcement comes ahead of The Witcher’s third season, which begins in summer 2023.
Cavill said that Rivia’s journey as Geralt will be full of both monsters and adventures, leaving behind medallions and swords for Season 4.
“In my place the wonderful Mr. Liam Hemsworth assumes the cloak of the white wolf. I pass the torch with a passion for playing the most compelling and nuanced man.Liam, this character has such great depth to him.Dive in and enjoy what you can find.” the actor said in a statement cited by the entertainment website Deadline.
Hemsworth, who recently starred in the Kibi drama Most Dangerous Game, said he was overjoyed to play Geralt of Rivia as a witcher fan. , I am honored that he handed me the reins and allowed me to obtain the White Wolf Blade for the next chapter of his adventure.
“Henry, I have been a fan of yours for years and was inspired by what you brought to this beloved character. I’m really excited to step into the,” he added.
According to sources, Cavill was on a short-term contract for The Witcher, and after three seasons on the show, which was filmed overseas and had a tight production schedule, he felt it was time to move on.
Set on a fictional medieval landmass known as the Continent, The Witcher explores the legend of Geralt of Rivia and Princess Ciri, bound by fate. Also starring Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan.
Meanwhile, The Witcher: Blood Origin, a four-part prequel series, will premiere on December 25, 2022.
https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/web-series/the-witcher-renewed-for-season-4-liam-hemsworth-to-replace-henry-cavill-8238034/ Liam Hemsworth to replace Henry Cavill in The Witcher season 4