Henry Cavill Says Goodbye to Netflix’s The Witcher in Heartfelt Farewell

In a heartfelt farewell to Netflix’s The Witcher, Henry Cavill expressed his gratitude to his fellow solid members as Season 3 approaches. Cavill, alongside Anya Chalotra (Yennefer), Freya Allan (Ciri), and Joey Batey (Jaskier), took the stage at Netflix’s Tudum occasion, as reported by PC Gamer. The actor made his look after saying his departure from the present, with Liam Hemsworth set to take over the position of Geralt in Season 4.

In the course of the occasion, Batey acknowledged the elephant within the room and prompted a dialogue about Cavill’s departure. Nonetheless, Cavill opted to concentrate on his co-stars somewhat than himself or his relationship with Netflix, contemplating it as his ultimate media look for The Witcher. He expressed his admiration for his colleagues, saying, “You guys convey a lot nuance and element to those characters, which are sometimes liable to being oversimplified. What you guys have executed with the characters demonstrates your laborious work, care, and energy. Working with you all has been an absolute pleasure. So, I simply wish to say I’m going to overlook you. I’m going to overlook you very a lot.”

Whereas Cavill has not revealed particular causes for his departure after three seasons, he acknowledged in November 2021 that he was dedicated to a seven-season run of The Witcher so long as they proceed to inform nice tales that honor the unique writer, Sapkowski’s work. Nonetheless, Netflix has taken some inventive liberties with the supply materials, and this will have performed a task in Cavill’s choice. Former producer Beau DeMayo even claimed that some writers “actively disliked” and mocked Sapkowski’s books.

Batey, in return, expressed his gratitude for Cavill’s “unbelievable contribution to The Witcher throughout three seasons.” The upcoming third season can be divided into two elements, with episodes one to 5 premiering on June 29, adopted by episodes six to eight on July 27.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelance reporter. He’s a passionate fan of The Witcher.