Showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich premiered the main trailer for Netflix‘s new fantasy series, The Witcher, at the Lucca Comics and Games convention in Lucca, Italy today. In addition to providing us with a new look at the program, Netflix announces a December 20 release date for the show.
The Witcher is based on the best-selling fantasy series of books by the same name. An epic tale of fate and family, the story centers around three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, a place where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters fight to survive.
Henry Cavill stars in the series as Geralt of Rivia, alongside Anya Chalotra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri. Jodhi May, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Adam Levy, MyAnna Buring, Mimi Ndiweni, Therica Wilson-Read, Emma Appleton, Eamon Farren, Joey Batey, Lars Mikkelsen, Royce Pierreson, Maciej Musiał, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte, and Anna Shaffer also feature.
All eight episodes of The Witcher release globally on Netflix December 20.