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Lauren S. Hissrich On The Witcher TV Series: No Main Villain

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It has been a common practice to turn video games into films or TV series, it is the same for The Witcher as it has been turned into a TV Series, and it has been proved that some of the adaptations can work while others don’t seem to fall in line. Nevertheless, fans are always looking for their favorite games to be adapted into films or TV shows, and the upcoming TV show is all about the fan-favorite gaming franchise, ‘The Witcher’ series by CD Projekt.

When the official announcement came, the excitement among fans was extremely hard to describe in words and with the addition of Henry Cavill as the main lead, the possibilities are endless. We have brought all the details and information regarding the upcoming show, so here is everything you need to know about ‘The Witcher’ TV Series.

Just a few hours ago, Netflix dropped the official trailer for the series and fans are can’t wait to see what the team has to offer in the actual series. The latest revelation about the show is the fact that there will not be a particular main antagonist. Yes, in the games and books, there are countless villains whom Geralt of Rivia throughout his journey and the upcoming TV show will be bringing back familiar characters as well, however, the show will not feature the main villain.

Henry Cavill As Geralt In The Witcher TV Series

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Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia (Netflix)

The update was revealed by the showrunner of the series, Lauren S. Hissrich. In the interview, Lauren S. Hissrich revealed that there is nothing to keep a secret about, and there will not be any real villain and the show will explore all ‘shades of grey’ present in the original books.

Lauren also hinted that good guys might necessarily not remain good at the end, and fans can change their support as the show progresses. She added that they are writing the show in such a manner that fans will have empathy for the characters which fans initially wouldn’t support.

The cast of the series include:

Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia
Freya Allan as Ciri
Joey Batey as Jaskier
MyAnna Buring as Tissaia
Anya Chalotra as Yennefer
Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe and others

The Witcher TV Series Release Date:

The official release date is yet to be revealed, however, The Witcher TV series will be aired near the fall of 2019.