From the upcoming series “The Witcher,” lead actor, Henry Cavill, is bound for Manila to promote the said Netflix fantasy series!

According to a press release sent by Netflix, Henry Cavill and The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, will be meeting Filipino fans on December 12, 2019 at the Activity Center of Ayala Malls Manila Bay, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City for #TheWitcherInManila event.

Access to the event venue will be limited due to the limited space, and will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. Witcher fans and Netflix enthusiasts are also welcome to immerse in the mythos of The Witcher with a special photo zone, open from December 9-13, 2019, 11:00AM to 9:00PM. Fans will also get first dibs in watching the first episode of The Witcher on the event day. Exclusive Netflix and The Witcher swag will also be given away for people arriving early to the event.

The Witcher is a Netflix-exclusive fantasy series, based on the books of the same name, written by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The Witcher Saga tells the story of Geralt of Rivia, a “witcher,” vilified as an occupation that hunts monsters and uses sorcery. The Witcher book saga has spawned numerous short stories, eight books, and a trilogy of video games.

Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel) 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 Ciri.  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 Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Jamillah & Aladdin, Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.

The Witcher season 1 will premiere on Netflix on December 20, 2019. A second season has been picked up for production in London by 2020 and will premiere in 2021.

Full PR statement follows below:

THE WHITE WOLF COMETH
HENRY CAVILL, GERALT IN NETFLIX’S THE WITCHER, IS COMING TO THE PHILIPPINES ON DECEMBER 12

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – 27 NOVEMBER 2019 –  Netflix today announced that Henry Cavill, who stars as Geralt of Rivia in the upcoming Netflix Original Series THE WITCHER, is coming to the Philippines in December. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, the series’ showrunner, will join Henry to celebrate the launch of this epic adventure. 
Fans can see Henry Cavill at #TheWitcherInManila event on December 12, 2019, 5 pm* onwards at Ayala Malls Manila Bay, Activity Center, D. Macapagal Blvd corner Asean Ave., Aseana City, Parañaque City. Access to the event is on a first come, first served basis with limited space available. Fans can also immerse in the world of The Witcher with a special photo zone, open everyday from 11 am to 9 pm, from December 10 to 13. Early birds at the venue on December 12 can also get exclusive swag from the show, and the opportunity to watch the first episode of The Witcher.  
Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family.  The story of the intertwined destinies of three individuals in the vast world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified. 
Netflix recently announced a second season pick up for The Witcher. The second season will begin production in London early in 2020, for a planned debut in 2021.  
Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel) 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 Ciri.  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 Musiał (1983) as Sir Lazlo, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Jamillah & Aladdin, Dickensian) as Dara, and Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) as Triss.
The Witcher premieres on Netflix on December 20.