Henry Cavill Wants to Play Geralt in Netflix's Adaptation of The Witcher - IGN News

  • Published on Aug 6, 2018
  • Superman actor Henry Cavill is a big fan of The Witcher games and books, and would love to play Geralt which he describes as "an amazing role".
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  • Szitex 313
    Szitex 313 12 hours ago

    He and his cgi beard

  • Alec Nazworth
    Alec Nazworth Day ago

    Live action Witcher would be weird asf it'd be a lot better to make something like Netflix's Castlevania except less "animey"

  • Lautaro Hoyos
    Lautaro Hoyos Day ago

    Here we go again...

  • ayylmao
    ayylmao Day ago

    They should put Gerald as cameo, and play Henry as a new young witcher character in the series.

  • Rogue Gamer
    Rogue Gamer Day ago +1


  • Ricky Fang
    Ricky Fang Day ago

    Get Jamie Lannister

  • beedA
    beedA Day ago

    please please please yes! My fave actor and my fave game

  • james
    james Day ago

    U knw who would b better
    Dr Hannibal

  • Val Suto
    Val Suto Day ago

    Sht no

  • Joe Wilson
    Joe Wilson Day ago

    I really don’t want a live action Witcher

  • M jan
    M jan Day ago

    With all respect to Henry, the role was already been played, I cannot imagine anyone else, look it up guys!?!?!!!!

  • keita199683
    keita199683 Day ago


  • Logan the Krogan
    Logan the Krogan 2 days ago

    I don’t hate the guy. I don’t think the main protagonist suits him.
    What about Eskel?

  • Romeo Rogers
    Romeo Rogers 2 days ago

    im officially a fan of henry cavill now just because he replayed the game, read the books and praised my favorite game of all time

  • Kaizen Mckenzie
    Kaizen Mckenzie 2 days ago

    Yes he should he plays the game which means he knows what the game about.

  • Gaspar Agoston
    Gaspar Agoston 2 days ago


  • BLiZzaRdTheRed
    BLiZzaRdTheRed 2 days ago

    How many times can you type out the same thing IGN?

  • Archangel Creed
    Archangel Creed 2 days ago

    I'm not mad at all. While Henry has this superman look. I think if he has gray hair, a gray beard, and the yellow cat eyes out opinions of him would change a lot. He has that deep well spoken voice that Geralt has so, why not!

  • ss abrams
    ss abrams 2 days ago

    I've always thought a young Kevin Costner would have been perfect for the role but alas

  • Matt DeWolfe
    Matt DeWolfe 2 days ago

    I now like Henry Cavill even more, damn

  • Michael Bay
    Michael Bay 2 days ago

    as long as he is team yen

  • son nguyen
    son nguyen 2 days ago

    i like keanu reeves . he look like young geralt, remember costantine ? geralt is pretty the same with this character

  • King Solomon
    King Solomon 2 days ago

    Nikolaj Waldau and Bradley Cooper are only candidate to play as geralt

  • volk dukh
    volk dukh 2 days ago

    I'd love to see Joel Kinnaman as geralt , or at least in the series as another Witcher

  • ViveLaPluto
    ViveLaPluto 2 days ago

    I really enjoy watching HC, and I think he could do an amazing job of his take on Geralt.

  • Eric Tennier
    Eric Tennier 2 days ago

    Mads Mikkelsen

  • - MaximumPowah -
    - MaximumPowah - 2 days ago +1

    The rock should play him instead

  • Tong Vang
    Tong Vang 2 days ago

    I dig it

  • LordCanos
    LordCanos 2 days ago

    He needs to pass the mutations first.

  • Jamkaru play
    Jamkaru play 2 days ago

    why not

  • Lee Vorg
    Lee Vorg 2 days ago

    Mads Mikkelsen Is the best looks for Geralt. I think he already look like him, just dye his hair and you got Geralt!

  • Saint Sin
    Saint Sin 2 days ago

    Zach Mcgowan still gets my vote for Geralt.

  • salman
    salman 2 days ago

    No please i like that he's interesting and getting some publicity for the game , but i can't see him as geralt

  • ryaan Asady
    ryaan Asady 2 days ago

    Watch the western series Hell on wheels. the actor anson mount who plays the protagonist is essentially the perfect geralt

  • Jared Kun
    Jared Kun 2 days ago

    Not sure I would really want that, but I do greatly appreciate his interest.

  • Rebel
    Rebel 2 days ago

    Dude... Fml he would be great for the role lol

  • Cornelis van der Heijden

    We need someone older.

  • Marlen Hernandez Arteaga

    He’s freaking perfect he’s sexy kind a gamer a geek omg Greek statue 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

  • Johnny B
    Johnny B 3 days ago

    He's too handsome to be Geralt.

  • Agent Costley
    Agent Costley 3 days ago

    I read it as Mark hamill for some reason and got excited but now I'm even more

  • Rick B
    Rick B 3 days ago

    Nah, he bald

  • Łosicki PL
    Łosicki PL 3 days ago

    POLISH PEOPLE TAKES THIS VIDEO! THE dialogs in Witcher 3 sounds better in Polish

  • Amf
    Amf 3 days ago

    I cant see him as Geralt, but Eskel maybe... With a large scar and a bit more unkept... Damn.

  • Jesus Costilla
    Jesus Costilla 3 days ago

    Super Witcher

  • Aj195
    Aj195 3 days ago

    Liam Neeson for the Witcher.

  • Lord悲しい
    Lord悲しい 3 days ago

    American version of Polish Witcher, we'll see.

  • Mr Chaz
    Mr Chaz 3 days ago

    I definitely think he is physically capable enough and he could even play another witches such as lambert

  • G .S
    G .S 3 days ago

    No no please no

  • Miljan Stanojevic
    Miljan Stanojevic 3 days ago

    I do like you Henry...but Mats Mikalsen is my pick for this role.

  • karl jonson
    karl jonson 3 days ago

    I think he would do an amazing job as Geralt.

  • Need Help
    Need Help 3 days ago +1

    he's not a bad actor he just got a really shitty script for the Superman movies but probably kept playing him because of a contract and/or didn't want to starve, but I think he could work as a younger Geralt.

  • Robbie Roten
    Robbie Roten 3 days ago

    Well, *how about a round of gwent??*

  • Hnke90
    Hnke90 3 days ago

    Daniel Craig, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Cristian Bale, Hugh Jackman. all of them would fit imo. Probably forgot some obvious choises aswell

  • rydendm
    rydendm 3 days ago

    Geralt Double Arm Reload

  • Txu Zai
    Txu Zai 3 days ago

    He read the books? AWESOME!

  • Nostrums
    Nostrums 3 days ago


  • Badaboop Badabeep
    Badaboop Badabeep 3 days ago

    He would be awesome as a witcher from another school or the same wolf school but not Geralt.

  • Λαυρέντιος Ψαροκάηκας

    For the love of all the gods out there, STAY AWAY FROM THAT MOVIE Henry, you are terrible in that part.

    JEFFREY SOLORIO 3 days ago

    I think he could pull it off 🤔

  • Michael T
    Michael T 3 days ago

    No. Stop this trash.

  • Mahmoud Tharwat
    Mahmoud Tharwat 3 days ago

    With great power comes great coin - Gearlt of krypton

  • Kenneth Satria
    Kenneth Satria 3 days ago

    He has the face for it

  • TheSasGaming
    TheSasGaming 3 days ago

    geralt of fuckin rivia

  • Shizuo Shimeno
    Shizuo Shimeno 3 days ago

    or he just wants to make out with everywomen in novigrad lol

  • ameer ali
    ameer ali 3 days ago

    Wait doesn't he want to play James bond too 🤔 like boi clam your self plus he is to much of a pretty boy to be the butcher of blaviken

  • Space Created
    Space Created 3 days ago

    No way..

  • Z Ξ R Ξ N Λ D L I

    Lol nobody cares about Geralt before TW3, and suddenly it's all about Geralt. 🙄

  • Cristi Kovacs
    Cristi Kovacs 3 days ago

    I can totally see this; hopefully, this reaches whoever is in charge of casting for the show. If i'm to nitpick i'd say his voice might not be a perfect match but that's probably something they can fix in post.The fact that he's genuinely interested in the character and the world speaks volumes.

  • Oscar Uetz
    Oscar Uetz 3 days ago

    When I saw the title of this video I thought hell no but now I’m thinking well he does have the voice

  • Rafael Gonzalez Gutierrez

    I think he could get away with it. He has the looks and the voice for it.

  • ViciousS
    ViciousS 3 days ago

    idk what to say i love the voice of geralt in the witcher 3, and his personality if they make it exactly the same 10/10 from me

  • v1DeSiiRe1v
    v1DeSiiRe1v 3 days ago

    Henry Cavill man of the people

  • C Z O K U
    C Z O K U 3 days ago

    NOOOOOOO !!!!

  • Harry Lumley
    Harry Lumley 3 days ago

    Soz h mads is the man for this

  • Fallout Wanderer 2077

    Love him in the roles I've seen him in, and his knowledge and passion for the games and books is great but I don't think he'd be a great fit for Geralt, however, that doesn't mean he couldn't play another role in the show. I'm trying to think who he could play from the novels/games that would fit his look and style and Cahir comes to mind - witcher.wikia.com/wiki/Cahir_Mawr_Dyffryn_aep_Ceallach - Jaskier/Dandelion, Bonhart, Roche (if he's ever included) don't fit.

  • jin kazama
    jin kazama 4 days ago

    No pls

  • Mat Rapp
    Mat Rapp 4 days ago

    Doesn't look or act like Geralt at all.

  • Hugo Sutherland
    Hugo Sutherland 4 days ago

    My name is Hugo Sutherland and I approve this message

  • cookie bro
    cookie bro 4 days ago

    Great actor kinda bad movie but his voice omg as GERALT i can see that

  • Itachi Uchiha
    Itachi Uchiha 4 days ago

    They fu**ed up DEATH NOTE better not even think about fu**ing this up.

  • Sharko J
    Sharko J 4 days ago

    Mmmm... I dunno

  • Roos Bolton
    Roos Bolton 4 days ago

    Can't think of anyone who looks like Geralt from the third game, Jamie Lanister guy maybe ? hope they don't mess it up.

  • 50 Shades
    50 Shades 4 days ago

    I didn't even know this man was British.

  • Chris Peaks
    Chris Peaks 4 days ago

    Like him but not for Geralt. He doesn’t have that darkness... he was perfect for Superman

  • Fionn Croke
    Fionn Croke 4 days ago

    What is the awesome music at 0:47?

  • Benji St Rose
    Benji St Rose 4 days ago

    No. He simply doesnt fit "psyhical" demands. He is great actor but...

  • emran nizam
    emran nizam 4 days ago

    if Mads Mikkelsen not gonna be Gerald then no need to anyone else

    IL0VEURM0THER 4 days ago +1

    Viggo Mortensen or go home

  • AcridDread
    AcridDread 4 days ago


  • kyzem86
    kyzem86 4 days ago

    Mads Mikkelsen (.)

  • The Trap Dough
    The Trap Dough 4 days ago


  • L W
    L W 4 days ago

    F**k no!!!

  • Klep Klop
    Klep Klop 4 days ago

    No one can play Geralt. Please😰

  • Preppy Uranus
    Preppy Uranus 4 days ago

    please no.

  • Charlie Corke
    Charlie Corke 4 days ago

    I cant see him playing in this sort of roll

  • Rob Douglass
    Rob Douglass 4 days ago

    Yeah let this man rock

  • Chee Nou Lo
    Chee Nou Lo 4 days ago

    Will he get his voice right though?

  • Sting Eucliffe
    Sting Eucliffe 4 days ago

    Please no

  • Roy S.
    Roy S. 4 days ago

    Love him.

  • GSynCH
    GSynCH 4 days ago