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Henry Cavill is to exit Netflix’s The Witcher after Season 3

Netflix's The Witcher will officially be returning for a fourth season

Well, there comes good news along with sad news!

Starting with the good news first, Netflix’s The Witcher has been renewed for Season 4.

And the sad part is, Henry Cavill is to exit Netflix’s popular series after Season 3.

The latest we get to hear is that a new Geralt of Rivia as Liam Hemsworth will be replacing Henry Cavill in season 4.

Liam Hemsworth will step in as the titular monster-hunter Geralt of Rivia, the role Henry Cavill originated in the first three seasons of the Netflix series.

Liam Hemsworth as the new Geralt of Rivia was officially welcomed to The Witcher family via social media post.

Both actors also confirmed the exciting news on their respective social media accounts on Saturday afternoon. 

“My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been filled with both monsters and adventures, and alas, I will be laying down my medallion and my swords for Season 4,” said Cavill in a statement.

“In my stead, the fantastic Mr. Liam Hemsworth will be taking up the mantle of the White Wolf. As with the greatest of literary characters, I pass the torch with reverence for the time spent embodying Geralt and enthusiasm to see Liam’s take on this most fascinating and nuanced of men. Liam, good sir, this character has such a wonderful depth to him, enjoy diving in and seeing what you can find.”

Hemsworth thrilled about this new adventure, stated, “As a Witcher fan I’m over the moon about the opportunity to play Geralt of Rivia.”

“Henry Cavill has been an incredible Geralt, and I’m honoured that he’s handing me the reins and allowing me to take up the White Wolf’s blades for the next chapter of his adventure. Henry, I’ve been a fan of yours for years and was inspired by what you brought to this beloved character. I may have some big boots to fill, but I’m truly excited to be stepping into The Witcher world,” he said in a statement. 

As reported, the Witcher Season 3 will be arriving in the summer of 2023. 

Well, the news of Henry Cavill’s exit has hit the fans hard.

Soon the Geralt of Rivia was trending all over the Twitter timeline, with fans’ reactions to the news.



Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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