Netflix just dropped the full trailer for The Witcher and confirmed all eight episodes of the fantasy series will be released on December 20, 2019. The series is based on the best-selling books by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, with Lauren Schmidt Hissrich guiding the television adaptation as showrunner.
The first season stars Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel) as Geralt of Rivia, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Freya Allan as Ciri, Jodhi May (Game of Thrones) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as Eist, and Adam Levy (Knightfall) as Mousesack. MyAnna Buring (Ripper Street) is Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni (Black Earth Rising) is Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read (Profile) is Sabrina, and Emma Appleton (The End of The F**king World) is Renfri.
The cast also includes Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.
The Witcher Plot, Courtesy of Netflix:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.