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“The Witcher” Reveals Season 1 Chapter Titles, Teases [VIDEO]

Fans of the upcoming The Witcher adaptation from Netflix have been receiving a steady wave of looks at the series, from key art and images to a teaser that had them feeling (cautiously) optimistic for Henry Cavill‘s (Justice League) turn as Geralt. Then the trailer hit (more on that below), and suddenly fans found themselves […]

"The Witcher": Our First-Look at Roach... Because YOU Demanded It

“The Witcher”: Our First-Look at Roach… Because YOU Demanded It

It’s not that fans of the upcoming The Witcher series adaptation from Netflix haven’t been appreciative of what they gotten so far from the streaming service, with some key art and first-look images that have them feeling cautiously optimistic for Henry Cavill‘s (Justice League) run as Geralt. But aside from the whole “lack-of-two-swords” debate, there’s […]

‘The Witcher’ Showrunner on Ciri, Yennefer Casting News

Earlier today, Netflix revealed the casting for The Witcher two lead female characters Ciri and Yennefer, Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra. Series showrunner and head writer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (Daredevil, The Defenders) spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the casting news, and the seemingly never-ending ‘fan backlash’ regarding the upcoming series. *** The Hollywood Reporter: This was an intensive casting process. How […]

Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ Series Gets Writer, Showrunner

It was announced earlier this year (way back in May) that Netflix was going to be doing their own adaptation of “The Witcher”. Variety says that Lauren Schmidt Hissrich has been named as showrunner and writer for Netflix’s series.  No stranger to working with the stream service studio, her previous credits include The Defenders and Daredevil, […]