Sunday, December 13, 2020

"The Witcher" - Henry Cavill Hurt On Set

Season Two of the The Netflix live-action fantasy TV series "The Witcher', still reeling from the 'Plague Maiden' of 'Covid-19' causing shutdowns in March and November 2020, reports actor Henry Cavill as 'Geralt of Rivia' suffered a leg injury at Arborfield Studios, west of London, UK, while on an 'assault course', working at a height of 20 feet:

" 'The Witcher' universe, when plague ravages a region, the spirit of a 'plague maiden' will walk its lands, as a ghost resembling an ill woman whose flesh rots off her bones and in whose wake crawls a cavalcade of rats. 

"No one knows whether this spirit brings the pox with her or is merely drawn to it like a moth to a light..."

Season Two of the "The Witcher" is produced by Lauren Schmidt, based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski, and subsequent video games, exploring the legend of 'Geralt of Rivia' and 'Princess 'Ciri', co-starring Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra.

"...convinced the life of 'Yennefer' was lost at the 'Battle of Sodden', Geralt of Rivia (Cavill) brings 'Princess Cirilla' to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of 'Kaer Morhen'. 

"While the 'Continent' kings, elves, humans and demons strive for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses inside..." 

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