Henry Cavill to get replaced as Geralt by Liam Hemsworth in season 4

The Witcher star Henry Cavill is stepping down as Geralt of Rivia, who will likely be performed by Liam Hemsworth within the present’s fourth season.

Taking to Instagram this night (October 29), Cavill revealed that he could be “passing the torch” on to Hemsworth, with filming already wrapped on the Netflix fantasy hit’s third season, which will likely be launched in summer time 2023.

Saying the information, Cavill wrote: “My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been stuffed with each monsters and adventures, and alas, I will likely be laying down my medallion and my swords for Season 4.

“In my stead, the improbable Mr Liam Hemsworth will likely be taking on the mantle of the White Wolf. As with the best of literary characters, I cross the torch with reverence for the time spent embodying Geralt and enthusiasm to see Liam’s tackle this most fascinating and nuanced of males.”

He concluded: “Liam, good sir, this character has such a beautiful depth to him, take pleasure in diving in and seeing what yow will discover.”

Hemsworth himself added: “As a Witcher fan I’m over the moon concerning the alternative to play Geralt of Rivia. Henry Cavill has been an unimaginable Geralt, and I’m honoured that he’s handing me the reins and permitting me to take up the White Wolf’s blades for the subsequent chapter of his journey.

“Henry, I’ve been a fan of yours for years and was impressed by what you delivered to this beloved character. I’ll have some large boots to fill, however I’m actually excited to be getting into The Witcher world.”

The logline for the third collection of the present reads: “As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to seize her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, decided to guard his newly-reunited household in opposition to those that threaten to destroy it.

“Entrusted with Ciri’s magical coaching, Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, the place she hopes to find extra concerning the woman’s untapped powers; as a substitute, they uncover they’ve landed in a battlefield of political corruption, darkish magic, and treachery. They have to battle again, put all the pieces on the road — or threat dropping one another eternally.”

The Witcher spin-off collection, Blood Origin, additionally just lately obtained a launch date of December 25, 2022. The four-episode prequel collection, set 1200 years earlier than the occasions of the principle present, will discover how “the primary Witcher got here to be”.

Forged members beforehand introduced for the spin-off embrace Sophie Brown, Michelle Yeoh, Laurence O’Fuarain, Lenny Henry, Mirren Mack, Dylan Moran and Jacob Collins-Levy.

Alongside Cavill, The Witcher season three will see Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra return as Ciri and Yennefer respectively. New forged additions embrace Robbie Amell, Meng’er Zhang, Hugh Skinner and Christelle Elwin.