Video streaming powerhouse, Netflix today announced that Henry Cavill, who plays Geralt of Rivia in the upcoming Netflix Original Series The Witcher, is coming to the Philippines this December. The 36-year-old superstar will be joined by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, the series’ showrunner, to celebrate the launch of this epic adventure.
Fans can see Cavill at #TheWitcherInManila event on December 12, 2019, 5 pm* onwards at Ayala Malls Manila Bay Activity Center. Access to the event is on a first come, first served basis with limited space available.
An immersive experience also awaits Filipino fans as the world of The Witcher comes alive with a special photo zone, open everyday from 11 am to 9 pm, from December 10 to 13. Early birds at the venue on December 12 can also get exclusive swag from the show, and the opportunity to watch the first episode of The Witcher.
Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family–involving intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast 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.
Netflix recently announced a second season pick up for the epic saga, which is bound for production in London early in 2020, for a planned debut in 2021.
Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel ) leads the cast of The Witcher saga, playing the role of Geralt of Rivia, alongside other main cast members, Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) as Yennefer and Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds, Into The Badlands) as Ciri.
Other previously announced cast include 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, and 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.
The Witcher premieres on Netflix on December 20.
*Event timings and details are subject to change,