What Henry Cavill Thought About ‘The Witcher’s’ Comparison to ‘Game of Thrones’

What Henry Cavill Thought About ‘The Witcher’s’ Comparison to ‘Game of Thrones’

The Witcher has been one of the most popular shows on Netflix. From a game to a show, it has come a long way. And now, the show is on its way to the release of its third season. Henry Cavill has gotten a lot of praise for how he plays Geralt of Rivia in the show. The show is based on a series of books of the same name by a Polish author, Andrzej Sapkowski. However, being a fantasy show of a certain era, The Witcher was initially compared to Game Of Thrones a lot.

Cavill talked about his character, Geralt, and compared the show to Game of Thrones. He had some very strong points, which cancel out the theory of it being inspired by the HBO series. Read more to find out.

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Henry Cavill compares the shows in a smart way

Henry Cavill did an interview with NME, where he cleared up the misconception of The Witcher being influenced by Game of Thrones. He told the host that, first, he was very flattered by the comparison made. This was when The Witcher was a new release, and Game of Thrones was a brand.

According to him, the true comparison is made when the popularity of both shows is compared. And once this comparison is made, so end the similarities. “But that’s like saying someone is going to be the next Tom Cruise. No one is going to take Tom Cruise’s place,” he said, which is a fair and square comparison.

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Further, he added that he loves fantasy and is a big fan of it. The actor said that his dad would read him books before he could read on his own. He said it was just slightly different from most fantasy books. Cavill mentioned that the series is a little darker, and he was told that this is the Polish way. So there is a lot of Polish in it. He said that the show was more serious than he expected, which he found interesting.

So, have you watched the show yet? If not, watch The Witcher and let us know if you find any similarities between the two shows.


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