Henry Cavill received’t be starring in Season 4 of Netflix’s “The Witcher.”
The streaming titan introduced through Twitter on Saturday that the fantasy drama might be returning with out Cavill.
After the third season debuts, Liam Hemsworth will step in for Season 4 to take over the lead position as Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster hunter for rent.
“It’s official: The Witcher is returning for Season 4, and Henry Cavill might be handing his swords to Liam Hemsworth as the brand new Geralt of Rivia after Season 3. Welcome to the Witcher household, @LiamHemsworth!” the present’s official web page wrote on Twitter.
Cavill additionally launched an announcement on social media, calling Hemsworth “improbable” whereas sharing that he’s “passing the torch” to the Australian actor.
“My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been full of each monsters and adventures, and alas, I might be laying down my medallion and my swords for Season 4,” Cavill wrote on Instagram.
He added: “In my stead, the improbable Mr. Liam Hemsworth might be taking over the mantle of the White Wolf. As with the best of literary characters, I go the torch with reverence for the time spent embodying Geralt and enthusiasm to see Liam’s tackle this most fascinating and nuanced of males. Liam, good sir, this character has such a beautiful depth to him, take pleasure in diving in and seeing what you will discover.”
Hemsworth — who’s greatest identified for his position as Gale Hawthorne in “The Starvation Video games” collection — adopted up with an announcement of his personal on Instagram, including that he’s “honored that [Cavill] is handing me the reins.”
Hemsworth wrote within the publish: “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.”
He continued: “Henry, I’ve been a fan of yours for years and was impressed by what you dropped at this beloved character. I’ll have some large boots to fill, however I’m really excited to be entering into ‘The Witcher’ world.”
Primarily based on the e-book collection of the identical identify by Andrzej Sapkowski, “The Witcher” live-action adaptation, which first aired in December 2019, follows Geralt as “he journeys towards his future in a turbulent world the place folks usually show extra depraved than beasts,” based on Netflix’s official web site.
Season 3 of “The Witcher” might be launched Summer time of 2023, however the streamer has been tight-lipped on particular plot particulars.
Though the third season will sign the tip of Cavill’s portrayal because the magically enhanced monster-hunter and protagonist, the 39-year-old is about to star in “Enola Holmes 2” alongside Millie Bobby Brown, releasing on Netflix on Nov. 4.
It was additionally not too long ago confirmed that Cavill will reprise his position as Superman in an upcoming Warner Bros. movie, although no author or director has been connected to the challenge but.
Seasons 1 and a couple of of “The Witcher” are streaming on Netflix.