Is Henry Cavill Coming Back To The Witcher?
Although Henry Cavill is officially no longer Superman, it doesn’t mean he’ll return to Netflix’s “The Witcher.” According to Variety, “The Witcher” Season 4 will continue as planned, which means Liam Hemsworth will continue to play Geralt of Rivia. Henry Cavill played the role for three seasons, but after confirming his comeback as Superman in Warner Bros.’ DC Universe in October, he acknowledged his departure from the show. As Cavill’s tenure as Superman ended, fans were in suspense, unsure whether he would return to “The Witcher.” It won’t be like that.
In “Black Adamclosing “‘s credits sequence, Henry Cavill made a comeback as Superman. When James Gunn and Peter Safran took over DC Studios in November, the plan for a new Superman film starring Henry Cavill and directed by Charles Roven was put on hold. The two are redesigning the DC Universe, beginning with a new Superman film that was written by James Gunn and won’t star Henry Cavill.
At the beginning of the new year, we’ll be able to reveal some exciting information about our first projects, Gunn said on Twitter on December 15: “Peter & I have a DC slate ready to go, which we couldn’t be more over-the-moon about.”
“Superman is one of the people on the list. Henry Cavill won’t be portraying Superman because the first portion of our story will center on a different period in his life. But Henry and I recently had an extraordinary meeting where we discussed many attractive potential future collaboration opportunities.
Insiders informed Variety that Gunn’s story would center on Superman’s time as a cub reporter in Metropolis, a made-up metropolis. He will interact with meaningful characters, including his coworker Lois Lane, in front of audiences. Henry Cavill never had an opportunity to play Superman since Gunn’s version was younger.
“Everyone, the news is sad. After all, I won’t be coming back as Superman,” Cavill announced on Instagram. “This news isn’t the simplest to share after the studio instructed me to do so back in October before they were hired, but that’s life. I am mindful of James and Peter’s need to create a universe. I send my best wishes and luck to them and everyone else participating in the new universe.
When Henry Cavill revealed his departure and the show confirmed Liam Hemsworth would replace him, “The Witcher” fans were not very happy. According to Netflix’s VP of American and Canadian scripted programs, Peter Friedlander, who spoke with Variety, Hemsworth was the best choice.
According to Friedlander, Henry is an outstanding Geralt, and Liam will likely continue to be one. We are optimistic about the legacy of unforgettable, legendary characters whose actors have changed. All the way through, we will uphold intellectual property, the fans, and the storytelling.