The Witcher new trailer goes all out

Henry Cavill isn’t messing around in this wicked new trailer for Netflix fantasy series The Witcher

Netflix knows the world is on the lokout for the next big fantasy series, and it seems to be doing everything it can to make sure The Witcher is it. Check out the epic new trailer below:

The trailer also comes with a premiere date announcement: the series will hit Netflix on 20 December, so jot that down in your diaries.

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.