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Series to Slay Hall H with Panel at San Diego Comic Con July 19

The Witcher comes to Hall H at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con on July 19. Netflix today launched social handles for the highly anticipated new series The Witcher, along with first loos at the three lead characters: Geralt, played by Henry Cavill, Yennefer (Anya Cholatra), and Ciri (Freya Allan). Fans can follow official show news on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Also announced today is that the series is headed to San Diego Comic Con with a panel at 2:15 PM on July 19 in Hall H. Moderated by accomplished actress and sci-fi fan Yvette Nicole Brown (Community, Mom), the panel will include cast members Cavill, Chalotra and Allen alongside showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich.

NX, the @netflix space pop culture genre news, will be covering all the news on the new series coming out of the convention this year on Twitter at @NXonNetflix and on Instagram.

About The Witcher

Based on the best selling series of fantasy books, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than the beasts they fear – but when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorcerous, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly hostile Continent together.

Cast

Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Justice League) leads the cast of The Witcher saga, playing the role of Geralt of Rivia, alongside other main cast members, Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) as Yennefer and Freya Allan (The War of the Worlds, Into The Badlands) as Siri. Other previously announced cast include Jodhi May (Game of Thrones, Genius) as Calanthe, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (Fortitude) as Eist, Adam Levy (Knightfall, Snatch) as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring (Ripper Street, Kill List) 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, Eamon Farren (The ABC Murders, Twin Peaks) as Cahir, Joey Batey (Knightfall, Strike) as Jaskier, Lars Mikkelsen (House
of Cards, Sherlock
) as Stregobor, Royce Pierreson (Wanderlust, Judy) as Istredd, Maciej Musia (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Jamillah & Aladdin, Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.

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Gareth Von Kallenbach
Gareth Von Kallenbach

Gareth is the mastermind behind the popular pop media site Skewed and Reviewed. He lives in Arizona with his wife Em McBride.

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