In 2019, we first time met our itinerant monster slayer Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix show The Witcher. The white-haired incarnation of this character was Henry Cavill, who looked enchanting with golden fierce eyes. Also, the actor is already a big fan of the books and games of the adaptation, so it was a dream come true when he was cast in the series.
Cavill once admitted that it is not a job but living his childhood fantasy. Even his beautiful co-star, Freya Allan, called him a “Witcher encyclopedia”. The Man of Steel star wrapped the shooting of season 3 this year and there will be another season, but sadly, he won’t be there. Why did Henry Cavill exit The Witcher? Insiders may have something to add.
Insiders suggest the reason behind Henry Cavill quitting The Witcher
The big news about Henry Cavill’s departure from the show broke the hearts of The Witcher fans. His immense love for the storyline and acting convinced viewers that he was born to play the role of Geralt of Rivia. The 39-year-old star went on Instagram to give this news directly to address his fans. While the popular theory for the exit is his return as the Superman, insiders coney otherwise.
According to the insider information Deadline has rolled out, it is said that the actor made a short time deal with Netflix. Therefore, he decided to quit the show, which demands overseas travels and extensive production schedules.
Fans have still not recovered from this shocking news and are making assumptions about his sudden departure. Many blame show creators and Netflix for the exit by butchering the source material.
Liam Hemsworth will be the new White Wolf of Netflix
Meanwhile, Enola Holmes 2 star also revealed in his Instagram post that Liam Hemsworth will take his place as White Wolf. Cavill stated that the Australian actor will be taking the torch from season 4 and he is happy to see Hemsworth embodying this fascinating role.
“Liam, good sir, this character has such a wonderful depth to him, enjoy diving in and seeing what you can find,” The Tudors star congratulated the Neighbours actor.
Do you think that the show will not be the same without Henry Cavill as the dangerous slayer? Tell us your views in the comments.