‘The Witcher': Netflix Reveals First Look at Yennefer, Ciri and Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia (Photos)

Streaming service also sets San Diego Comic-Con panel for upcoming fantasy series

Last Updated: July 1, 2019 @ 8:27 AM

Netflix gave out a heap of “The Witcher” news Monday morning, releasing first-look photos of the upcoming TV adaptation’s leads, announcing the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con next month, and dropping a poster.

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, “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.

In the pictures below, you’ll see Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri. You’ll also see the new teaser poster and “Witcher” logo.

Here’s the description for “The Witcher” panel at SDCC, which is set for Saturday, July 20 at 2:15 p.m. in Hall H:

Be among the first to get the exclusive scoop on the highly anticipated new Netflix original series centering around famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia. Be introduced to the world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified. Moderated by accomplished actress and host and beloved sci-fi fan Yvette Nicole Brown (“Community,” “Mom”), the panel will include cast members Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, and Freya Allan alongside showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich.

Along with Cavill, Chalotra and Allan, the series stars Jodhi May (“Game of Thrones,” “Genius”) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (“Fortitude”) as Eist, Adam Levy (“Knightfall,” “Snatch”) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (“Ripper Street,” “Kill List”) as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni (“Black Earth Rising”) as Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read (“Profile”) as Sabrina, Emma Appleton (“The End of The F**king World”) as Renfri, Eamon Farren (“The ABC Murders,” “Twin Peaks”) as Cahir, Joey Batey (“Knightfall,” “Strike”) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (“House of Cards,” “Sherlock”) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (“Wanderlust,” “Judy”) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (“1983”) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (“Jamillah & Aladdin,” “Dickensian”) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (“Harry Potter”) as Triss.

See the photos and poster below.

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