One of Netflix’s most popular releases this year was Henry Cavill’s The Witcher!
2019 was an exceptionally busy year for Netflix with their weekly barrages of content that seems to be garnering more and more critical acclaim every-year. Even with their enormous amounts of quantity, they’ve also crafted some quality content that is set to win big at awards show. This year, they brought to life the iconic The Witcher series, turning the famous book and video game series into a full-blown television show that is meant to rival Game of Thrones in both quality and scale. They even got superstar Henry Cavill to take on the lead role of the Witcher. It was a gambit for sure, but it appears that Netflix’s multi-million dollar fantasy show starring Henry Cavill is a hit!
To celebrate the upcoming new decade, Netflix took to Twitter to share some of the most popular releases that hit the U.S streaming service this year. Among them were Stranger Things season 3, the much storied The Irishman, and of course… Henry Cavill’s The Witcher.
Happy almost 2020! Here’s a look at the most popular series, films, and documentaries released on Netflix in the US this year. (thread) pic.twitter.com/fSHb39DbIT
— Netflix (@netflix) December 30, 2019
Henry Cavill’s The Witcher was ranked as 2019’s 6th most popular release on the streaming platform. In a subsequent tweet, Netflix stated that Henry Cavill’s The Witcher was the second most watched show on the streaming service this year. These rankings are stellar for the Henry Cavill starring show considering The Witcher has only been available to watch for 10 days at the time of writing. While the show hasn’t recieved the highest of critical praises, fans can look forward to seeing Henry Cavill return to The Witcher as Netflix has already renewed the show for a second season.
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Here is the official synopsis for Henry Cavill’s The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.
The Witcher is now available on Netflix. Stay tuned for the latest news on the Henry Cavill series!
New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team
DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".
"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.
These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.
You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".
Here is the official synopsis for season two:
In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.
Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.
Source: DC Universe