Henry Cavill will not be buying and selling in his cape for some extra armor.
Regardless of the Dec. 14 revelation that Cavill will not play Superman, the actor won’t be returning to play Geralt on Netflix’s The Witcher—the present he stepped down from after filming season three.
Liam Hemsworth was introduced as Cavill’s alternative for the upcoming fourth season and, in accordance with Deadline, these plans are nonetheless in place. The outlet says Cavill’s exit was “amicable and Cavill’s selection.”
Nonetheless, that hasn’t stopped some followers of the Netflix fantasy drama from petitioning for Cavill to be re-hired, with one fan tweeting, “Is it too late for Henry to return to The Witcher,” and one other joking, “Liam Hemsworth at the moment tryna get cameras rolling on The Witcher S4 prefer it’s a hurry-up offense and the earlier play is below evaluate.”
Whereas some viewers are dismayed, Hemsworth has the backing of a vital determine: Netflix’s head of U.S. and Canada scripted collection Peter Friedlander.