Thursday, October 31, 2019

'The Witcher' Trailer is Here, Show Premieres December 20



Netflix is giving fans a treat this Halloween...

The Witcher trailer is here! and it features Geralt of Rivia fighting monsters and humans, while the women in his life show their might.



Netflix also released these new images from The Witcher that premieres Friday, December 20.


 








Official press release:

Fans at Lucca Comics and Games convention in Lucca, Italy were treated to the brand new main trailer for the highly anticipated new series The Witcher on Thursday, October 31, 2019 when showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich unveiled the footage during a panel discussion with cast members Anya Chalotra (Yennefer) and Freya Allan (Ciri).




The trailer also gave fans the first confirmation that all eight episodes of the series will debut on Netflix globally on December 20, 2019.


About The Witcher:

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family. The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified.

Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible - Fallout, Man of Steel) leads the cast of The Witcher saga, playing the role of Geralt of Rivia, alongside other main cast members, Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) as Yennefer and Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds, Into The Badlands) as Ciri. Other previously announced cast include Jodhi May (Game of Thrones, Genius) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall, Snatch) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (Ripper Street, Kill List) as Tissaia), Mimi Ndiweni (Black Earth Rising) as Fringilla, Therica Wilson-Read (Profile) as Sabrina, and Emma Appleton (The End of The F**king World) as Renfri, Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders, Twin Peaks) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall, Strike) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards, Sherlock) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust, Judy) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Jamillah & Aladdin, Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.


THE WITCHER fans can follow official show news on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.



New Interviews From BOSS Promo In Shanghai


Henry was in Shanghai to promote BOSS a few weeks ago and here is his just-released interview with ELLE HK. He talks about his favorite food in Shanghai, his favorite outfit for cold weather and favorite part of working on a project. 

You can catch everything else from China in our wrap.




UPDATE: This next interview is even better! Henry talks to Chrison about his role in Enola Holmes, his poor selfie game, when taking photos of him goes too far, what he's watching nowadays, the food that may be the way to his heart and if he'll ever grow back that Mission: Impossible mustache. WATCH NOW.





We posted it on IGTV in case you can't see it.



Contributor: @babykkoi

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

'The Witcher' In Lucca: Day 1, Trailer Release Confirmed

The world of The Witcher is coming to life in Lucca, Italy, all leading up to the release of the trailer tomorrow!

UPDATE: Here's the confirmation.



Lauren. S. Hissrich is on her way and today fans began touring The Continent exhibit, which includes Geralt, Ciri and Yennefer's costumes and the White Wolf's mighty sword.







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As you can see, the exhibit really captures the essence of the show. Bad Taste shared a really cool first look with pics and video, so make sure to check it out. La Repubblica has a great report as well and Cinefilos has more costume shots.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

HBO Max Launch Announcement Features Superman





Henry's Superman took center stage, as WarnerMedia announced the launch date and pricing for HBO Max today. Their teaser clip ends with Supes and both the superhero's official Twitter handle and the one for DC, used him to react to the big news.






Read the press release.

Go Supes!


Preview: 'The Witcher' At Lucca Comics & Games



The city of Lucca, Italy is ready to welcome fans to its annual comic book and gaming convention. The Witcher will have several panels starting tomorrow, with the new trailer set to be released Thursday.








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Also planned, an immersive experience into the world of The Witcher, with an exhibit focused on the clothes of The Continent (Google translated via):

From October 30 to November 3 at Baluardo San Pietro, visitors will be able to touch the making of the iconic series, from elegant dresses to powerful armor, from fine fabrics to arms made by artisans. Through the story of the techniques used and some anecdotes related to the production of costumes, visitors will have the opportunity to take a first look behind the scenes of The Witcher, discovering the importance of each individual costume in the definition of each character.

UPDATE: Bad Taste got a sneak peek at the exhibit before it opens to the public. You can watch their tour below.







Here is a breakdown of  everything The Witcher at Lucca Comics & Games 2019:

October 30: Opening of the exhibition "The clothes of  the Continent and panel with Andrzej Sapkowski.

October 31: Two panels dedicated to the series, the first with showrunner and executive producer Lauren S. Hissrich and author Andrzej Sapkowski. The second with Lauren S. Hissrich, this time accompanied by actresses Anya Chalotra and Freya Allan. The trailer will be shown in a world preview between the two panels.

November 1: Executive producer Tomek Baginski, costume designer Tim Aslam and production designer Andrew Laws will share details about the creation of the series.

You can take a closer look at the schedule here.

Look for The Witcher updates from the Italian convention and of course we'll be sharing the new trailer as soon as it's up!

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