dark        

First look at Henry Cavill's glorious wig in The Witcher TV show

0

Fabio? Is that you?

With Netflix's The Witcher series rolling into production we're getting a first look of Henry Cavill as the show's lead, Geralt. As many of you have probably spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours staring at the game version of Geralt, this might feel a bit weird. Just... get ready.

So, it's not bad, but... I don't know if it's good. First off, he looks young as hell. Geralt is old and grizzled while Cavill as Geralt is young and handsome and sexy and his eyes look deep into your soul and of course I'll marry you, Henry Cavill, all you had to do was ask.

The point being, it doesn't feel very Geralt to me. Maybe the show will be about a younger Geralt, though the plot descriptions we've read don't hint at that. 

What we really need to talk about, however, is the wig. I know this is clearly just a souped-up screen test, and fantasy movie wigs look terrible in those, but, man, this one looks wiggy. I mean, we're not talking Fantastic Four wiggy, but it's definitely not quite up to snuff. Hopefully, when the show rolls around, the flowing locks will feel a bit more in place. Until then, I think the best thing this look has going for it is the casual swig of whatever drink that is at the end.

The Witcher is set to land on Netflix sometime in 2020 for an eight-episode run.

Netflix [Twitter]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

Click to open photo gallery:

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Matthew Razak
Matthew RazakEditor-in-Chief   gamer profile


 


 


Also on Destructoid: The Witcher   (4)   From our database:

  • Here's our first look at Netflix's The Witcher in motion - Peter Glagowski
  • First look at Henry Cavill's glorious wig in The Witcher TV show - Matthew Razak
  • Netflix Witcher adaptation casts Yennefer and Ciri - Anthony Marzano
  • Henry Cavill cast as Geralt in the Netflix Witcher series - Chris Compendio
  • Thanks Obama: U.S. President mentions The Witcher in visit to Poland - Darren Nakamura
  • You can play The Witcher franchise for free this weekend - Alasdair Duncan
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #adaptation #fantasy #Netflix #The Witcher #Twitter

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •