Netflix is never short on new content. The streaming platform has a plethora of shows and films in its catalog for the audience to binge on. However, only a few enjoy the popularity and success of the fantasy series The Witcher enjoys. And after almost a year, Netflix dropped a thrilling teaser for The Witcher: Blood Origin. Considering the popularity of the show, it was expected that fans would be excited and thrilled about the new season. However, rather than being celebrated, the show is facing a backlash with fans not willing to watch the show without Henry Cavill.
Two weeks prior before Netflix dropped the teaser for The Witcher: Blood Origin, Henry Cavill announced that he would no longer continue his role as the Geralt of Rivia. As the streamer moves forward with the new season of The Witcher, Liam Hemsworth would be taking Cavill’s place. But will the show enjoy the same popularity as it did with Henry Cavill? How are the fans reacting to the teaser? Here is all you need to know.
With a new teaser of The Witcher: Blood Origin releasing, fans demand the return of Henry Cavill
As we all know, Henry Cavill is an incredibly talented performer. And the British actor played the part of The Geralt of Rivia to perfection owing to which the fans do not want the actor to leave. Previously, the fans even expressed their disappointment and even started a petition online to reverse the decision.
And now, after the release of the new teaser for the upcoming season the fans have again demanded Henry Cavill’s return. Out of the plethora of tweets, one, in particular, stood out. The user expressed his disappointment saying that he would not watch the show anymore without Cavill.
It all ended right here for me 💔 Can‘t watch this universe anymore if the disrespect of the source material led to this. And you all from Netflix and the Witcher crew are completely silent on it too. It‘s a mockery of the fans. I‘m leaving with Henry.https://t.co/43Yjnn8Mr6
— Melissa • Witcher 🐺 (@SoftForHenry) November 10, 2022
Furthermore, many users tweeted how no one can take Cavill’s place and demanded his return. Here are a few more tweets:
Two things got people interested in these Witcher shows: The source material and Cavill. You got rid of the former, drove away the latter and now no one cares.
— Dan Vasc (@danvasc2) November 10, 2022
Fire the the showrunner and the writers, bring back Cavill!
— Sousa ✝ 🇵🇹 🇺🇦 (@De_R_Sousa) November 10, 2022
Bring back the goat pic.twitter.com/RYyw8pWCEG
— Donovan Hargis (@HargisDonovan) November 10, 2022
The fact that Henry is leaving I couldn't care less about this show now. Also you said you based the show on the books then wtf was season 2? No wonder Henry left. Don't try to adapt something if you aren't fans of the source material.
— 💥Gregor💥🏴🇺🇦 (@ComicAcolyte) November 10, 2022
Won’t be watching. Stick the the source material or we leave like Cavill.
— ThatAccumulator (@ThatAccumulator) November 10, 2022
Although there is one more season before Cavill officially departs and Liam Hemsworth takes his place. The Witcher: Blood Origin is all set to make its way to our screens on 25 December on Netflix.
While the reason behind Cavill’s exit is not confirmed, it is believed that the actor and the creators of the show had different plans. Will you watch the show without Henry Cavill? Feel free to let us know in the comments below.