"The Witcher": Check Out Netflix's "Final" Trailer (But Don't Touch Roach)

Fans of the upcoming The Witcher adaptation from Netflix have been receiving a steady wave of looks at the series, from key art and images to a teaser that had them feeling (cautiously) optimistic for Henry Cavill's (Justice League) turn as Geralt. Then the trailer hit (more on that below), and suddenly fans found themselves anxiously counting the days down until The Witcher hits the streaming service, on December 20th.

"The Witcher": Check Out Netflix's "Final" Trailer (But Don't Touch Roach)
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With only a little more than a week to go, fans are getting a final look at Cavill, Anya Chalotra (Yennefer), and Freya Allan (Ciri aka Princess Cirilla) before the series sets sail – but just remember one thing?

Don't touch Roach…

Now here's an introduction to our main players: Geralt, Yennefer, and Ciri:

The folks at The Witcher were kind enough to reveal the titles of all eight chapters last month in the following video (followed by a list of the chapter titles and the Twitter teases that were included):

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"The End's Beginning" ("A monster slain, a butcher named")

"Four Marks" ("We look at a sorceress's earlier days")

"Betrayer Moon" ("A picky eater, a family shamed")

"Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials" ("The Law of Surprise is how one repays")

"Bottled Appetites" ("A fateful meeting, a bard is maimed")

"Rare Species" ("The hunt for a dragon is underway")

"Before A Fall" ("A return to before a kingdom is flamed")

"Much More" ("The Witcher Family, as you all like to say")

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Netflix has given a greenlight for a second season of the adaptation, with Cavill, Chalotra, and Allan set to return. The 8-episode second season begins production in London in early 2020, with a season debut projected for 2021.

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Based on the best-selling series of fantasy novels, The Witcher tells an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward Yennefer (Anya Cholatra), a powerful sorceress, and Ciri (Freya Allan), a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.

The Witcher stars Henry Cavill (Justice League) as Geralt, Anya Cholatra (The ABC Murders) as Yennefer, Freya Allan (Into the Badlands) as Ciri, Jodhi May (Game of Thrones) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (Ripper Street) 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.

In addition, The Witcher cast includes Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust) as Istredd, Maciej Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte as Dara, Anna Shaffer as Triss, and Anna-Louise Plowman as Zola.

"The Witcher": Check Out Netflix's "Final" Trailer (But Don't Touch Roach)

Back in July, Netflix gave fans what they were asking for with a first-look at equine hero Roach:

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Netflix's NX account jokingly "confessed" to finally giving in to fan demands:

"The Witcher": Check Out Netflix's "Final" Trailer (But Don't Touch Roach)

Created by Lauren S. Hissrich and based on the book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski, the upcoming fantasy series features Cavill's Geralt wielding some serious steel of his own as he struggles to survive and find his place in a world where the monsters he hunts can be far less dangerous than the people around him.

"The Witcher": Check Out Netflix's "Final" Trailer (But Don't Touch Roach)

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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