Month: September 2020

Basil Eidenbenz confirmed as new Eskel in The Witcher Season 2

It was not long ago when Thue Ersted Rasmussen announced his departure from the role of Eskel in Netflix’s The Witcher due to scheduling conflicts caused by the Coronavirus pandemic and in our last piece we suggested that Victoria actor Basil Eidenbenz could be his replacement. Deadline has now confirmed that Eidenbenz has indeed been

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Audition for Amazon’s Lord of the Rings hints at possible recast and other casting tidbits

Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series is one of the best secrets in the industry as far as production and casting news are concerned. Starring an international ensemble cast including Morfydd Clark, Nazanin Boniadi and Joseph Mawle, the show is set in the second age of J.R.R. Tolkien’s history and is rumored to depict

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The Witcher audition reveals two key book characters are joining Season 2

In August, Netflix resumed filming the second season of The Witcher, starring Henry Cavill. Though season two has already found its Vesemir, Francesca, Nivellen, Lambert, Lydia and Coen, some major roles are yet to be revealed. These include the replacement of the witcher Eskel, characters such as Dijkstra or Voleth Meir, as well as a

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The Witcher recasts Eskel in Season 2: Here’s who could replace Thue Rasmussen

While production on the highly anticipated second season of Netflix’s The Witcher is in full swing after an unfortunate Covid break, it seems the virus continues to cause misfortune for the series, starring Henry Cavill. Earlier today, Thue Rasmussen announced on his Twitter and Instagram pages that due to scheduling conflicts caused by the virus,

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Leaked audition scripts for Amazon’s Wheel Of Time reveal a glimpse at Aes Sedai rivalries

After a long wait, Amazon’s upcoming fantasy epic The Wheel of Time adapted from Robert Jordan’s book series of the same name, resumed filming in Prague. The show’s official twitter account recently shared a first look at the Winespring Inn in Emond’s Field and several of the cast have taken to social media to announce

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The Witcher: Blood Origin writer’s room assembles for the first time

Earlier in July, Netflix announced the live-action witcher spinoff The Witcher: Blood Origin. Fans have been flying high in anticipation of news, as rumors have it that Netflix is eyeing Aquaman star Jason Momoa for the lead role and casting director Sophie Holland has begun working on the prequel. Yesterday, The Witcher: Blood Origin showrunner

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The Witcher Season 2 may feature a Giant Centipede, more eels and other curious revelations

After a COVID-induced break, Netflix picked up filming the second season of The Witcher, starring Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan. Much of what we know about season two comes from productions leaks of the first episode that was filmed before the hiatus, and our own investigations at the beginning of the year. Today,

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