Robbie Amell has joined the cast of The Witcher Season 3 on Netflix and joins Henry Cavill who returns as Geralt of Rivia, the solitary monster hunter.
Robbie Amell, known for The Flash, Amazon’s Upload, the sci-fi film Code 8 which also stars his cousin Stephen Amell, and the recent Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City movie, is playing Gallatin, described as a born fighter, Gallatin leads an army of guerrilla Scoia’tael fighting on behalf of Nilfgaard. Unafraid to speak his truth, Gallatin’s loyalty to his people ultimately leads him on a collision course with Francesca over power.
“Really excited to be a part of one of my favorite shows,” said Robbie Amell on Instagram.
Netflix has also cast three additional actors for roles in The Witcher Season 3:
Meng’er Zhang (Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings) is playing Milva, a human adopted by the dryads of Brokilon Forest, Milva is a fierce and talented huntress. Exact archery skills coupled with a stone-cold aptitude for survival make her a formidable adversary in the unforgiving Continent – those that cross her, do so at their peril.
Hugh Skinner (Mamma Mia Here We Go Again!, Falling For Figaro, Fleabag) is playing Prince Radovid, a royal playboy and younger brother to King Vizimir, Radovid finds himself suddenly a man on the inside of the Redanian Intelligence. With his good looks and often drunken charm, Radovid surprises with how incisive he can be in matters of politics, but it’s all games until someone gets hurt.
Christelle Elwin (Half Bad, Bloods) is playing Mistle, a member of The Rats, a gang of misfit teenagers who steal from the rich and give to themselves – and sometimes the poor. She is street hard, suspicious of everyone and out for revenge, until a chance meeting that will change everything.
The Witcher Season 3 now filming
Recently also saw Netflix release the first look behind-the-scenes at Henry Cavill with Anya Chalotra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Cintra (pictured above).
Also returning for The Witcher Season 3 is Joey Batey, MyAnna Buring, Tom Canton, Jeremy Crawford, Eamon Farren, Mahesh Jadu, Terence Maynard, Lars Mikkelsen, Mimî M Khayisa, Royce Pierreson, Wilson Mbomio, Anna Shaffer, Therica Wilson-Read, Cassie Clare, Mecia Simson, Graham McTavish, Bart Edwards, Simon Callow, Liz Carr, Ed Birch, and Kaine Zajaz.
Lauren Schmidt Hissrich acts as showrunner and executive producer. Executive producers include Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Tomek Baginski, Jason F. Brown, Sean Daniel, Mike Ostrowski, Steve Gaub, and Jarosław Sawko. The series will be directed by Stephen Surjik, Gandja Monteiro, Loni Peristere, and Bola Ogun. Based on the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, the episodic scriptwriters are Mike Ostrowski, Tania Lotia, Haily Hall, Rae Benjamin, Clare Higgins, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Matthew D’Ambrosio, and Troy Dangerfield.
The official description for The Witcher Season 3 offers: As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it. Entrusted with Ciri’s magical training, Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, where she hopes to discover more about the girl’s untapped powers; instead, they discover they’ve landed in a battlefield of political corruption, dark magic, and treachery. They must fight back, put everything on the line — or risk losing each other forever.
The Witcher Season 3 new cast: