Sometimes, their visual effects makeup is so elaborate and well-done, it's hard to recognize the actors in a movie or TV show. And this is one of those times! Check out these side-by-side pictures of the cast of The Witcher in real life vs in the series.
If you're a series junkie, you've probably heard a lot about The Witcher since its December 20th release on Netflix. In just a few days, it became the most popular series right now, crushing Disney's The Mandalorian, its biggest competition. Proof of this success: Season 2 is already scheduledfor 2021, and shooting will start this year.
In Season 1, we got to see the world of The Witcher, which was created by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, adapted to the small screen. Some of the actors who play the main characters of The Witcher have undergone a complete and impressive makeover so they could look nothing like they do in real life.
Henry Cavill as Witcher Geralt of Rivia, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer of Vengerberg, Freya Allan as Ciri, Joey Batey as Jaskier, Anna Shaffer as Triss Merigold, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia de Vries, Adam Levy as Mousesack... many of them had to change their appearance for this role. Find out what the actors look in real life vs in the series.