The Witcher: alleged reason for Henry Cavill’s departure revealed; check out

Last Saturday, Netflix revealed that Henry Cavill will leave The Witcher after the third season. The actor will be replaced by Liam Hemsworth (Hunger Games), who will take on the role of Geralt of Rivia starting in the fourth season.


Cavill’s departure left many fans sad – even generating a petition asking for the actor to stay. That’s because Netflix’s official announcement did not make the reason for the replacement clear.

Why will Henry Cavill leave The Witcher?

Many fans have linked Henry Cavill’s departure with his return as Superman in the DCEU. On the other hand, sources close to the actor suggested to the portal deadline that he “just felt it was time to move on”.


According to the portal, the actor’s contract with the streaming platform was for only three years and the possibility of a fourth season could close the actor’s doors to new opportunities – considering the long duration of the recordings.

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On the other hand, the website Redanian Intelligencefocused only on news about The Witcherstates that the actor was not satisfied with the direction of the series and was already considering leaving the production after the recording of the second season.


The report released by the site states that the producers and Cavill were “no longer seeing each other eye to eye”, with the actor demanding that the series be as faithful to the games as possible.

It is worth mentioning that neither Netflix nor the actor confirmed the rumors.

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