“I do have a lot to say”: The Witcher Showrunner Opens Up About Henry Cavill Leaving Series, Hints Massive Behind the Scenes Drama

“I do have a lot to say”: The Witcher Showrunner Opens Up About Henry Cavill Leaving Series, Hints Massive Behind the Scenes Drama
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Henry Cavill has departed not just from the DC Universe but also The Witcher. The reason as to why he left the show is still unknown as speculations circulate regarding the same. This raised the question as to whether the actor left on his own accord or had been fired for indecent behavior.

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Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher

Liam Hemsworth will now be taking over for the actor as the lead of the show and ever since the report for the Deuxmoi podcast came out against Cavill, fans have been spiraling with concern as to the truth behind what happened on the sets of The Witcher. The showrunner, Lauren Hissrich has since then provided somewhat of an insight into the matter.

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Lauren Hissrich Gives An Idea As To Why Henry Cavill Left The Witcher

Although the second season was not as successful for The Witcher as the first one had been, it did not come without a price. Henry Cavill bid farewell to the show but would reprise his role for the third and his final season. The series would afterward be taken over by Liam Hemsworth. There had been no news regarding why the actor would take such a step, but speculations had been about his schedule in terms of filming movies had been getting too busy and him not seeing eye to eye with the writers of the show in terms of lore.

Henry Cavill in and as The Witcher

“I do have a lot to say and I think that there’s a lot of, you know… we’ll obviously never get into exactly why Henry left, all of the reasons, but I can say it’s been a mutually respectful relationship… So please, please, please come back in six months when we can talk.”

Lauren Hissrich stepped forward claiming that it would take about a year for them to say anything, perhaps due to contractual matters. She further addressed that even though a lot had happened, the two parted ways on mutual and good terms. There have been minimal reports following the reasons for the same but it is very well suggested that there could be much more to the story.

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Henry Cavill Moves From Netflix To Amazon Prime With New Series

Henry Cavill’s future projects seem to look foggy after he left the DCU as Superman and The Witcher as Geralt of Rivia. He has since then confirmed that he would be working on a Warhammer 40000 series with Amazon Prime Video and would be creating his own Cinematic Universe with it.

Henry Cavill as the White Wolf in The Witcher
Henry Cavill as the White Wolf in The Witcher

It has also been confirmed that Cavill would not be returning as Clark Kent and Geralt in the future as he shuts the doors for his past roles and opens the doors for new ones.

Season 3 of The Witcher will stream on Netflix during the summer of 2023.

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