The character of Geralt de Rivia will change his face and it has already been revealed who will replace the original actor, but can Liam Hemsworth play the role?
Changes are coming for The Witcher, one of Netflix’s most acclaimed and successful series following the adventures of Geralt of Rivia, the magically enhanced monster hunter known as a “wizard” who possesses supernatural abilities due to his mutations. And it is that for season 4, it was announced that Henry Cavill leaves the seriesso everyone is wondering now who is Liam Hemsworth, the actor who will replace him.
It is no secret to anyone that these days it was announced that Henry Cavill will return to the DC cinematic universe to play Superman again., so it is normal that the actor has announced through his social networks that he must leave the hit seriesHowever, the surprise was greater for its fans since it was the same actor who was in charge of announcing his replacement.
Henry Cavill leaves The Witcher
Through a post on his Instagram account, Henry Cavill confirmed that he is leaving The Witcher after finishing filming the third season., so for the fourth season Liam Hemsworth will be in charge of giving continuity to the adventures of the character created by Andrzej Sapkowski. The also interpreter of Superman did not talk about the reason why he leaves the role, but it is speculated that it is because of his return to the DC comics movies incarnating the man of steel. The actor wrote the following farewell message:
My journey as Geralt of Rivia has been full of monsters and adventures, and sadly, I will be leaving my medallion and swords behind in season four. In my place, the fantastic Mr. Liam Hemsworth will take up the mantle of the White Wolf. As with the greatest literary characters, I pass the torch with reverence for my time as Geralt and with excitement to see Liam’s version of this fascinating and nuanced man. Liam, good sir, this character has wonderful depth, he enjoys diving and seeing what he can find.”
Who is Liam Hemsworth, the actor who will replace him?
Liam Hemsworth is an Australian actor, who rose to fame in 2010., after playing the role of Will Blakelee in the movie The Last Songbased on the Nicholas Sparks book of the same name, and stabilized in the world of cinema with the saga The Hunger Games. However, he is best known for being the younger brother of actor Chris Hemsworth., Who plays Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies?.
This actor began his career in 2007, when he was a guest actor in the series Home and Away and Mcleod’s Daughters.; this role was very important for him since in that same year, Hemsworth started filming on Neighbors, an Australian soap opera in which his brother Luke had previously acted. His character, Josh Taylor, appeared sporadically between 2007 and 2008, with which he was consolidating himself in the Australian entertainment world, although he still needed to make a bigger leap.
How did Liam Hemsworth become famous?
This actor decided to bet on a Disney Channel series The Elephant Princess, in which he played Marcus, the guitarist of a music band, in 2008 and in 2009 he appeared in the television series Satisfaction and starred in the British film Triangle . Nevertheless his true leap to fame would not occur until 2010, when Disney confirmed him to play the role of Will Blakelee, the romantic interest of the protagonist (played by Miley Cyrus), in the dramatic film The Last Song.
Hence his success would rise like foam since in 2012 Hemsworth would play Gale Hawthorne in the successful movie The Hunger Games (2012), acting alongside Jennifer Lawrence Y Josh Hutcherson. As if that were not enough, in that same year he was in the movie The Expendables 2 where he plays the young sniper Billy “The Kid” Timmons. And now, after having consolidated his film career, he is facing the opportunity of a lifetime to play Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher, the acclaimed Netflix series.
Who is Liam Hemsworth’s wife?
For a while, the actor was married to Miley Cyrus, however, their relationship did not last long since they separated in 2019.after almost 10 years of having an intermittent relationship. In 2019 the actor began dating model Gabriella Brooks and everything seemed to be going well, however both announced their separation in August of this year.