Justice League star Henry Cavill has shared a new photo on his official Instagram account, in which he jokes about a modern version of Roach before he begins work on Netflix’s The Witcher.
Earlier this year, it was announced that Henry Cavill would portray lead character Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s adaptation of The Witcher. Now, Henry Cavill shared a new photo of himself as he prepares to take his motorcycle out for a final ride before he begins work on the television series.
Fans of the source material know that Geralt of Rivia names all of his horses Roach and in the accompanying caption, Cavill joked that a modern version of the faithful steed would probably be a motorcycle:
“If Roach were a motorbike I reckon she’d probably look a little like this. So, I figured I’d take the mechanical Roach out for one last ride before meeting the real Roach soon.”
You can check out the photo in the post below!
Are you excited to see Henry Cavill portray Geralt of Rivia? Do you think he is a good choice to play the lead character or should they have cast someone else? What are your hopes for the Netflix adaptation of The Witcher? Were you a fan of the books and video games on which the television is based? Feel free to share your own thoughts in the comments section below!
Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia. Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.
The Witcher will be available on Netflix at an undetermined time.