If you like your fantasy high and your wigs long, Netflix’s The Witcher is the series for you. Check out the dramatic final trailer:
Here’s the synopsis for The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The series stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Princess Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as King Eist Tuirseach, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia de Vries, Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla Vigo, Therica Wilson-Read as Sabrina Glevissig and Emma Appleton as Princess Renfri.
It was created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and based on the book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. Sean Daniel, Jason Brown, Tomasz Bagiński, Jarosław Sawko and Lauren Schmidt Hissrich all serve as executive producers.
The Witcher Season 1 premieres on Netflix on 20 December. Get all the latest fantasy news with every issue of SciFiNow.