Henry Cavill has always been the first choice to portray Geralt of Rivia, according The Witcher showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich.

Cavill, who has been officially cast as Geralt in the upcoming Netflix series, met with Hissrich to discuss the role four months ago in late April, the showrunner confirmed on Twitter.

Hissrich also made sure to express her excitement about Cavill joining the project, saying “he has always been” the White Wolf in her eyes.

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Source: IGN.com Witcher Showrunner on Henry Cavill Casting: 'He Was My First Meeting'