why Henry Cavill is not in the prequel to the series?
This Sunday, December 25, 2022, Netflix is giving its subscribers a nice gift by releasing the spin-off of the series “The Witcher”, entitled “The Witcher: Blood Origin” (“The Witcher: The Legacy of Blood” in VF) . A prequel that does not feature our favorite witcher, Henry Cavill.
Launched in December 2019, on Netflix, The Witcher quickly became a must-have series on the platform. According to figures released by the streaming giant, the first season was viewed by more than 76 million viewers in its first month of broadcast! Building on its success, the series had a second season, released in December 2021, and a third season is expected next year. This Sunday, December 25, 2022, the show returns to Netflix with a spin-off entitled The Witcher: Blood Origin, jumping back 1,200 years before the original series – and even before the animated prequel Nightmare of the Wolf release in 2021. The Witcher: Legacy of Bloodhighlights some of the most tantalizing elements of witcher mythology, but some may be surprised not to see Henry Cavill in this four-part prequel.
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But why the actor with platinum blond hair is absent from the casting? Precisely because the series takes place 1,200 years ago the original series. The character of Henry Cavill is therefore not not yet born, which is why he will not make an appearance. But, rest assured, the characters in this spin-off are as interesting as good old Geralt de Riv. Viewers will therefore have the pleasure of discovering, for example, the sublime Michelle Yeoh in the role of Scian, who is a member of the “Ghost Clan, a group of elves who refused to fight in the service of the King of Cintra. She is saved from certain death by the Clan of the Raven, she is adopted by it and will become the preceptor and mistress of arms of Éile (the lark). Unfortunately for the Queen of Friesland, she will teach Éile more than the art of combat.”, as explained by the actress herself in an interview with EW.
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Henry Cavill: absent from season 4 of The Witcher
Cataclysm among fans of The Witcher! If Henry Cavill is absent from this prequel to the series, he will not return either. season 4. “My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been filled with both monsters and adventures, and alas, I will lay down my medallion and swords for season 4.”, said the comedian in a post published on his Instagram account. This news coincides with the eventful announcement of the actor’s return in the skin of Supermanone of the potential reasons for his departure from The Witcher…