Liam Hemsworth takes Geralt's seat as The Witcher cast reunites for season 4

Netflix has released a first look at the cast of The Witcher as they reunite for season 4, with Liam Hemsworth debuting as Geralt of Rivia.

Hemsworth is taking over from Henry Cavill, who played the lead character for three seasons and stepped down at the end of season 3.

The clip released by the streamer sees the cast reunite for a table read.

Returning stars Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra and Joey Batey, all reprising their roles from previous seasons, sit alongside Hemsworth and another Witcher newcomer, John Wick's Laurence Fishburne.

a group of people sitting at a table

Related: The Witcher star lands next lead TV role

"We're heading back to The Continent," read the caption. "The Witcher Season 4 is officially in production."

The streaming giant also confirmed the saga of Geralt and Princess Ciri of Cintra, based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski, will end with its fifth chapter, teasing a "fitting conclusion" for the show.

"And Season 5 is coming to bring this epic series to a fitting conclusion," the message to fans continued.

When Hemsworth, who has been working hard on his physique for the role, was announced as the new Geralt, he said he was "over the moon".

the witcher season 4 table read

Related: Netflix confirms The Witcher movie with returning Geralt actor

In January, Fishburne was cast as Regis, described in Sapkowski's novel Baptism of Fire as a "world-wise barber-surgeon with a mysterious past" who will accompany Geralt of Rivia in his journey to help rescue captured Ciri.

Seinfeld's Danny Woodburn, Monkey Man's Sharlto Copley and Sex Education's James Purefoy will also star in the new season as Zoltan, Leo Bonhart, and Skellen, respectively.

The Witcher seasons 1-3 and spin-off The Witcher: Blood Origin are streaming on Netflix. Season 4 doesn't have a release date yet.

You Might Also Like