The Wizard fans were alarmed to find out that Henry Cavill would be leaving the series after season 3. The Netflix fantasy series has been one of the streamer’s biggest hits, in part due to Cavill’s performance as Geralt from Rivia. The Wizard Showrunner Lauren Hissrich recently broke her silence on this news, saying she understands fans’ concerns, but urges fans to give it a shot.
Liam Hemsworth replaces Henry Cavill in season 4 of ‘The Witcher’
On October 29, Henry Cavill announced on his Instagram that he was leaving. The Wizard after season 4 and that Liam Hemsworth would assume the role of Geralt. The news came as a surprise to many, as Cavill has previously said that he remains committed to the series. While the reason for his departure is unclear, rumors were circulating about possible creative disputes between him and the writers.
Many fans were also unsure about Hemsworth’s decision to play Geralt. Hemsworth has starred in important projects such as the Expendables Y The Hunger Games, but he hasn’t proven to be a consistent leading man like Cavill. However, the Australian actor took his instagram to share his excitement about joining the Netflix fantasy series.
“As a sorcerer fan, thrilled at the opportunity to play Geralt of Rivia,” Hemsworth wrote. “Henry Cavill has been an incredible Geralt, and I am honored that he hands me the reins and allows me to take up the blades of the White Wolf for the next chapter of his adventure.”
‘The Witcher’ showrunner understands fans’ concerns over Cavill’s departure
In an interview with TechRadarshowrunner Hissrich spoke about Cavill’s departure from The Wizard. Hissrich says he understands why fans might disagree with him leaving because he was instrumental in making the show so successful. However, he urges fans to watch season 3, so they can continue this franchise. She also wants to make sure this news doesn’t steal the attention of The Witcher: Origin of Blooda prequel series coming soon to Netflix.
“It’s a big problem for us, too,” Hissrich shared. “And that’s the thing: it’s talked about and rumored a lot and we fully understand why the fans go there. What I will say is come back for season three of The Witcher so we can continue to do this. Obviously, that [Cavill’s departure] it’s great news. But what I don’t want to do is – this has to stay origin of bloodDeclan [de Barra, Blood Origin‘s showrunner], the cast and crew. This is his moment in the spotlight.”
Fans are hoping to see Cavill return as Superman
The news of the departure of Henry Cavill The Wizard It came shortly after the British actor returned to the DC universe as Superman. Many wanted to see Cavill return as Superman after the actor played the role in Iron Man, batman vs supermanY League of Justice. Her wishes were granted when she appeared in the post credit scene for black adam.
However, Cavill’s status as Clark Kent/Superman may be up in the air again. A recent article from the hollywood reporter shared an update on DC’s next project after James Gunn and Peter Safran recently took over DC Studios. Part of the article suggested that a man of steel 2 it is not yet confirmed, and its development is still unclear. It would be a shame if the Superman tease came to nothing, but fans will have to wait and see which direction Gunn and Safran decide to go.