Henry Cavill’s Witcher Wig Became An Obsession For One Key Member Of The Crew

When Henry Cavill was cast as Geralt of Rivia in “The Witcher,” not everyone could initially picture the darkly handsome leading man as the White Wolf.

That included showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, who actually auditioned 207 other actors before going with Cavill.A known video game enthusiast who will soon star in and executive produce a “Warhammer” series for Amazon, Cavill was eager to be a part of “The Witcher” even before there was a script.

As Lauren Schmidt Hissrich told Gizmodo, “As soon as it was announced it was going to be a show, [Cavill] contacted his agents who contacted Netflix and said he wants to be part of this.

And Netflix was like, ‘We don’t have a show yet, there’s nothing to be a part of!'”Still, the “Man of Steel” star remained persistent and eventually landed the role.

But he’d have to undergo a considerable makeup process in…

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