Netflix announced yesterday that Henry Cavill, who stars as Geralt of Rivia in the upcoming Netflix Original Series “The Witcher,” is coming to the Philippines in December. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, the series’ showrunner, will join Henry to celebrate the launch of this epic adventure.
Fans can see Henry Cavill at #TheWitcherInManila event on December 12, 5 p.m. onwards at Ayala Malls Manila Bay, Activity Center, D. Macapagal Blvd corner Asean Ave., Aseana City, Parañaque City. Access to the event is on a first come, first served basis with limited space available. Fans can also immerse in the world of “The Witcher” with a special photo zone, open everyday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., from December 10 to 13. Early birds at the venue on December 12 can also get exclusive swag from the show, and the opportunity to watch the first episode of “The Witcher.”
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.
Netflix recently announced a second season pick up for “The Witcher.” The second season will begin production in London early in 2020, for a planned debut in 2021.
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 as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri. Other previously announced cast include Jodhi May as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read as Sabrina, and Emma Appleton as Renfri, Eamon Farren as Cahir, Joey Batey as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson as Istredd, Maciej Musiał as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.
“The Witcher” premieres on Netflix on December 20.