The Witcher (2019)

Based on the novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski and the video games, The Witcher follows the story of Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter who struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. "Ciri" Cirilla is the Princess of Cintra, who has magical abilities and whose fate has been linked to Geralt's. Yennefer of Vengerberg, a sorceress who trains to become a mage before deserting her duties and going solo, is also a main character in the Netflix series. The show's storylines are intertwined but told throughout different timelines, all of which eventually catch up to Ciri's, whose timeline of events is the most recent. Set on the Continent where men, monsters, and elves exist together, the characters all have separate journeys, though their destinies bring them into each others' orbits.

Release Date:
December 20, 2019
Tom Canton, Maciej Musial, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Anna Shaffer, MyAnna Buring, Lars Mikkelsen, Royce Pierreson, Eamon Farren, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte, Joey Batey, Jodhi May, Therica Wilson-Read, Anya Chalotra, Mimi Ndiweni, Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Adam Levy, Amit Shah
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