Breaking Down the Magic, Monsters, and Burly Men of the Witcher Trailer

At Comic-Con last week, Netflix finally, after months of teasing, gave us our first look at The Witcher in action. Not only did it reveal some pretty major, if unsurprising connections to the world of Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels, it also gave us some intriguing hints to what fans familiar to the CD Projekt Red games can get out of this new show. Read More >>

The Witcher’s Showrunner on Getting Video Game Fans Into the Series, and Season 2 Hints

When Netflix first pitched Lauren Schmidt Hissrich the idea of doing a series based on The Witcher, she turned it down. She was a fan of the books and video games – so much so she even included a bathtub Easter egg in the first season – but was afraid of taking on a fantasy saga. What finally convinced her? Getting to tell the story she wanted in a way that not just appealed to fans of the books, but the games which are even more famous than the source material. Read More >>

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The 6 Winners (and 5 Losers) of San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con has once again come and gone, leaving us with a flurry of feelings. Gizmodo was there to experience everything, giving you in-depth coverage on the ground and reporting on panels. There were plenty of highs, a few lows, and one thing that was so strange we’re not sure what to make of it! Read More >>

Here’s Why The Witcher Auditioned 207 Other Guys for Geralt When Henry Cavill Was Right There

When Netflix revealed it was making a television adaptation of The Witcher, Henry Cavill immediately wanted in. However, producers still auditioned over 200 actors for Geralt before choosing him for the job. Why did it take four months and hundreds of actors before going with the leading man who wanted to be there in the first place? Showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich explains. Read More >>

The Witcher’s Big Romance Is Less Weird Than It Looks

Yennefer, one of the two women leads in Netflix’s new show, The Witcher, has a secret. Even if you played the games, which are based on the original novels, you might not have noticed her significant secret. It’s a crucial part of her character introduced in the books and the trailer strongly alluded to the fact that the secret would be a major part of her storyline in season one of the show as well. So naturally, we had to ask if that was the case. Read More >>

Yes, There Is a Bathtub in Netflix’s The Witcher

Eagle-eyed viewers might have noticed Geralt (Henry Cavill) and Yennefer at what appears a masquerade sex party in Netflix’s first The Witcher trailer. But apparently, that’s not going to be the only nudity on the show. There’s a certain bathtub. You may have heard of it. And yes, it’s making a comeback – in a manner of speaking. Read More >>

A New Legend Begins in the First Trailer for Netflix’s The Witcher

We’ve had teases. We’ve had butt shots. But now, it’s finally time for us to properly introduce ourselves to Henry Cavill’s take on Geralt of Rivia, best known to fans of the CD Projekt Red RPG series and Andrzej Sapkowski novels as the Witcher. Read More >>

Of Course, Of Course, Henry Cavill’s on a Horse

We’ve met Geralt of Rivia. We’ve met some of his closest allies. Now, it’s time to meet the most important character of all in Netflix’s adaptation of the Andrzej Sapkowski fantasy series The Witcher: this horse. Read More >>

The Witcher First Look: Henry Cavill Is Legolas’ Second Coming, Plus Ciri and Yennefer Strike a Pose

Netflix knows that people are curious as hell to see just what its upcoming live-action adaptation of The Witcher is going to look like, and it’s perfectly comfortable making everyone wait until it’s good and ready to show off a proper trailer. But they did gift us with a slew of cast photos to feast your eyes upon. Read More >>

Henry Cavill as The Witcher’s Geralt Is a Sight to Behold

As surprising as it was to learn that Superman himself was Netflix’s top pick for Geralt in its upcoming live-action adaptation of The Witcher, what’s even more bewitching is what the actor looks like as the titular Witcher. Read More >>

Netflix’s Witcher Series Has Cast 2 of Its Most Important Female Characters

Now we know just who’s behind two crucial figures in The Witcher television series. Netflix has confirmed the actors who will bring Ciri and Yennefer to life in its new fantasy epic. Read More >>