Henry Cavill has been sidelined on the set of Netflix’s The Witcher after injuring his leg earlier today. The injury–currently being described as a minor leg muscle injury–will take the actor off the shooting schedule for what is only being described as a “short time.”
Season two of the series based on the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski and the subsequent video games has faced multiple setbacks this year, but according to Entertainment Weekly, the show will continue filming despite the actor’s injury focusing on secondary storylines not involving the Witcher Geralt of Rivia.
Cavill’s injury actually comes at a somewhat fortuitous time. The production will soon be breaking for the holidays which should give the actor plenty of time to heal before filming resumes.
The Witcher was a huge hit on Netflix with its multiple storylines and timelines leading up to a cliffhanger finale that had fans on the edge of their seats. The eight-part second season of the series should be released sometime in 2021, but there is no set release date at this time.
In addition to the second season, Netflix has also announced plans for a prequel series focused on the first Witcher titled Blood Origin as well as an animated film, but there have been few updates on those projects since the first announcements.
iHorror wishes Cavill a speedy recovery and hopes he’ll be back on set soon.
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