Netflix releases first look at new Witcher after Henry Cavill left for Warhammer 40K

It’s a brief glimpse, but Liam Hemsworth at least looks the part.  Gaming – Ars Technica​

The Witcher season four teaser.

It has been a tumultuous run for Netflix’s popular adaptation of The Witcher novels and games. A series of setbacks and controversies led to a long delay after the show lost its star, Henry Cavill. Now a brief season four teaser gives us our first look at Cavill’s replacement in the role of Geralt of Rivia, Liam Hemsworth.

The video above reveals little about the direction for the season beyond establishing that, yes, Hemsworth is now Geralt, and here’s what it looks like. He looks the part, though it’s hard for some fans to imagine him matching Cavill’s pitch-perfect presence and delivery for the character.

See, Cavill is famously a passionate gamer. He’s talked at length about his deep fandom of Warhammer 40K, his experiences playing World of Warcraft, and yes, his experiences with 2015’s immensely popular open-world RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. He even has appeared in a video building a gaming PC.

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