Category: Interviews

Witcher author Sapkowski was ‘excited and wiping away tears’ on Netflix show’s set

WITCHER author Andrzej Sapkowski was “wiping away tears” when he visited the Netflix adaptation’s set in Budapest, Hungary, according to showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich at MCM Comic Con in London. Hissrich was appearing alongside Ciri actress Freya Allan on a panel at the convention when she was asked about the Polish author’s visit to the

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The Witcher author is certain the show can replicate the success of Game of Thrones, if not even surpass it

In a rare interview with Corriere la Lettura, author of The Witcher saga Andrzej Sapkowski discussed the background for his books, the Henry Cavill-led Netflix adaptation, and George R.R. Martin‘s A Song of Ice and Fire saga and its differences from The Witcher. Andrzej was joined by showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich for the interview. She

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Henry Cavill on The Witcher: ‘Geralt tells a lot, especially when he doesn’t speak’

In a newly-published interview, Henry Cavill spoke with the German magazine Serien about his role of Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s The Witcher. Here is our translation of the interview. Thanks to WitcherFlix for providing the a copy of the magazine! How would you describe the world of “The Witcher”?The fascinating thing is that besides

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The Witcher’s showrunner on sex, violence and Game of Thrones comparisons

“This is not Game of Thrones,” said The Witcher showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich in a newly published article by Hobby Consolas (translated here from Spanish). “I think this series has much more magic. What we wanted to create for Netflix is ​​a global series that reaches people with different points of view, different perspectives, different political

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The Witcher showrunner reveals Henry Cavill chose the horse for Roach

A newly published interview with The Witcher‘s Lauren S. Hissrich sees the showrunner discuss her meeting with author Andrzej Sapkowski, the influence of the CD Projekt Red video games on the Netflix show and how Henry Cavill chose the horse that would play Geralt of Rivia’s trusted companion Roach. Blog Hobby Consolas sat down with

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The Witcher’s Yennefer on the pressure to appease the fans: ‘I focus on the moment’

In February Hobby Consolas was one of the publications that visited the Budapest set of Netflix’s The Witcher and interviewed its main trio. You can check out the translation of their interview with lead actor Henry Cavill here, and read on for their joint interview with female leads Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan who portray

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