Connect with us


Here’s what Geralt look like in Netflix’s “Witcher” show



The Witcher (Netflix)
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia.

  • In 2019, one of the world’s biggest game franchises is
    coming to Netflix: “The Witcher.”
  • The game’s iconic main character, Geralt of Rivia, is
    being portrayed by Henry Cavill (from
  • Fans are torn over whether or not Cavill is an accurate
    representation of the notoriously gruff Geralt.

Netflix is getting a huge video game series adaptation in 2019:
Witcher” is scheduled to arrive next year
. People
are pumped about it.

And on Wednesday, the streaming giant released the first image of
the show’s main character — Geralt of Rivia — to a ravenous
social media reception.

That’s Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia — the actor most recently
known for portraying Clark Kent (aka Superman) in DC’s extended
universe films. 

Notably, Cavill is clean-shaven, whereas Geralt is known for his
gruff facial hair (and gruff demeanor, and gruff appearance, and
gruff everything else). But, to some fans of the original
“Witcher” books, beardless Geralt is more true to the character.

Here’s a rough comparison between Cavill and Geralt from the most
recent “Witcher” game, “The Witcher 3”:

Geralt (Henry Cavill) and The Witcher 3Netflix/CD Projekt Red

If you ask us, Cavill looks more like a character from “Game of
Thrones” — the Queen of Dragons’ brother, Viserys Targaryen —
than Geralt. Or maybe the long-lost uncle of Draco Malfoy from
“Harry Potter”? 

At any rate, we’ve got plenty of time to compare and contrast
between now and 2019 when “The Witcher” is expected to debut on

Get the latest Microsoft stock price here.

Continue Reading
Advertisement Find your dream job