Category: Interviews

Stand aside, Henry Cavill: This actor will steal the show in The Witcher

From the very beginning, Netflix’s marketing for their upcoming fantasy series The Witcher has maintained a focus on its three central characters: the monster hunter Geralt of Rivia (as played by Superman‘s Henry Cavill), Princess Ciri (played by Freya Allan) and the sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg (played by Anya Chalotra). Notably absent from the show’s

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UPDATED: The Witcher’s costume designer touches on character journeys, elf costumes and Nilfgaard

With Netflix’s upcoming fantasy series The Witcher, starring Henry Cavill, mere months from release, more and more articles on the show are being released around the world. Not so long ago, Turkish magazine Episode brought us the first in-depth interview with The Witcher’s composers Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli. That wasn’t all though, as they

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Andrzej Sapkowski talks creative freedom and slavicness in The Witcher

Thirty-three years since Andrzej Sapkowski’s first short story The Witcher made its debut in the Polish Fantastyka Magazine, Nowa Fantastyka sat down with the author to talk about his first impressions of the upcoming Netflix series, his stance towards creative liberties in adaptations and the debate on “slavicness” in his work. Marcin Zwierzchowski: Regarding the

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Executive producer Baginski teases The Witcher animated project

While the first season of The Witcher arrives on Netflix on December 20 and the second starts filming in February 2020, there’s possibly something else in production for the Henry Cavill franchise. Back in September, the NSFW blog Recapped sparked rumours about an animated Witcher series. Here’s what they said: “They were casting for an

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Nowa Fantastyka interviews The Witcher’s Lauren Hissrich, Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan

As part of an exclusive special edition, Nowa Fantastyka interviewed The Witcher’s showrunner Lauren Hissrich, as well as lead actresses Anya Chalotra (Yennefer) and Freya Allan (Ciri). Here are a few highlights from the interview. Marcin Zwierzchowski: How is the relation of Geralt and Ciri in the show? In books, they meet when Ciri is

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RI Interview: The Witcher’s Tomek Bagiński talks Slavic spirit, Sapkowski’s set visit and Season 2

Tomek Bagiński probably needs no introduction at this stage, but in case you don’t know, he’s the godfather of Netflix’s The Witcher. He worked on this project for years and it’s finally being released on December 20. We briefly met Tomek almost a month ago at Lucca Comics & Games. We shook his hand and

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