Netflix: after The Witcher, Henry Cavill is interested in another cult video game adaptation

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A few weeks ago, fans of the Netflix series The Witcher were surprised to learn that the star of the series, Henry Cavill, was to leave the project and thus abandon his role as the witcher, Geralt of Rivia, then replaced by by Liam Hemsworth. A resignation that left more than a flabbergasted fan, especially when you know the attraction of the actor for the video game industry. And more recently, Cavill also confessed; to have fallen under the spell of another now cult adaptation of the video game industry, which is probably one of the most popular series on the streaming platform last year.

Netflix: After The Witcher, Henry Cavill is interested in another cult adaptation of the video game


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Cavill's love of video games is well known to the public. This is why after having embodied Superman in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), fans weren't surprised to see the actor delve into fantasy with the Netflix series The Witcher, adapted from the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. But the Hollywood star recently paid off. the chronicle following a its various announcements, including its return to the DC Cinematic Universe where; he will take over the mantle of the Man of Steel, but also following; his abandonment of his role as the famous witcher.

And it would seem that another flagship production of the streaming platform has attracted the actor's attention, thus reminding us of Cavill's attraction to the world of video games. Indeed,during a recent interview with film critic Ali Plumb on BBC Radio 1, Cavill praised the series Arcane , the event series on Netflix that caused a stir when it was released just a year ago. We then learn that following Plumb's recommendations, Cavill had tried his hand at it. to the series inspired by the League of Legends universe, and that he and his wife Natalie had simply fallen in love with the series, devouring the episodes until late at night. He said:

Yes I really [enjoyed; Arcana]! I'm glad you told me about it, because after that, I went straight home. home and I said, 'Yeah Natalie, some guy at work told me I should watch Arcane. And she said to me: “Oh, I heard only good things about it”. And I couldn't stop staring at her, and it was really late, and when Natalie said, “Well, we should probably go to bed,” I said, “No, no, no, no, no, I have to keep watching”. This is where that she answered me: “Yeah, I agree, we should really continue”. It's amazing, and I'm really grateful that you introduced me to it, because I might have missed it. otherwise.

Netflix: After The Witcher, Henry Cavill is interested in another cult adaptation of the video game

Just like millions of people at home. around the world, Cavill has also been conquered by the series directed by Fortiche and produced by Riot Games. When it was released, the series had become a real phenomenon, acclaimed by both critics and spectators, and will then obtain numerous distinctions, with in particular the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program.

Netflix: After; s The Witcher, Henry Cavill is interested in another cult adaptation of the video game

And to find out what is the new saga of Henry Cavill after ;s Superman and The Witcher, see our previous article on the subject, right here.