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Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra join Henry Cavill in Netflix's 'The Witcher'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Actors Allan and Chalotra have boarded the Henry Cavill-starrer Netflix series "The Witcher".

Allan, best known for "The War of the Worlds" and "Into the Badlands", will portray Ciri while Chalotra, of "Wanderlust" fame, will play Yennefer, the streaming giant said in a press release.

The fantasy show is based on the series of novels by Polish

is playing Geralt of Rivia, solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

The cast also includes as Calanthe; as her husband, the knight Eist; as the druid Mousesack; MyAnna Buring as the of the magical academy at Aretuza, Tissaia; and as novice sorcerers; and as the outcast

will serve as an and showrunner on the series.

Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez, and will direct the portions of the eight-episode first season.

Sakharov will also serve as the

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 15:20 IST