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Geralt of Rivia, portrayed by Henry Cavill, is an upcoming character on Netflix's The Witcher. He is a solitary monster hunter who struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Character DescriptionEdit

Stoic. Circumspect. Balanced. Fierce. Soft-and-squishy-in-a-tiny-place-in-his-heart-that-he’ll-never-reveal-until-maybe-the-end-and-even-then-it-will-just-be-a-hint[1]

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Behind the ScenesEdit

On September 4, 2018, Netflix announced that Henry Cavill would portray Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher.[2]Showrunner Hissrich also revealed the announcement via her Twitter post and stated that four months prior, Cavill was the first cast who she auditioned before she had any writers or scripts for the show.[3] Later, on October 6, 2018, Cavill confirmed via his Instagram that he was currently in training for the role.[4]



  1. The Witcher - Character Details - SpoilerTV
  2. "Henry Cavill will star in Netflix's The Witcher series"
  3. Announcement Hissrich Twitter Post
  4. "[1]"