There’s been a number of pleasure across the upcoming The Witcher Netflix TV collection at this time, as we obtained our first take a look at Superman actor Henry Cavill in-costume as Geralt of Rivia, however Netflix have additionally revealed some additional casting particulars too – most notably, who we are able to count on to see within the main function of sorceress Triss Merigold.
Hollyoaks actress Anna Shaffer has been solid as Triss within the new collection for Netflix, who will likely be becoming a member of Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg as the 2 major sorceresses on The Witcher – and rivals for the affections of Cavill’s Geralt.
Additionally, as revealed by Netflix (through Hollywood Reporter), we are able to additionally count on to see Eamon Farren (Twin Peaks: The Return) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards, Star Wars Rebels) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał as Sir Lazlo, and. Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Hunter Street) as Dara.
Lars Mikkelsen might be probably the most fascinating identify there, since he’s the brother of Casino Royale and Hannibal actor Mads Mikkelsen – who for a very long time was the fan-favourite selection for the function of Geralt of Rivia, before it went to Henry Cavill.
Speaking of Henry Cavill, as talked about Netflix additionally revealed the primary take a look at The Witcher TV collection with a fancy dress check of the actor as Geralt, which you can check out here.
Of course the casting of the collection hasn’t been with out its controversies – the hearsay that Ciri possibly wasn’t going to be played by a white actress set off a wave of criticism across the web that noticed showrunner Lauren Hissrich back away from Twitter for a while. It was confirmed false, nevertheless, as Freya Allen was eventually cast as Ciri.
As for Anna Shaffer, earlier than getting solid as Triss she was greatest identified within the function sof Ruby Button in Hollyoaks and Romilda Vane within the final three Harry Potter movies. She has additionally appeared on Glue, Fearless, and Doctor Who spin-off Class.