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The Witcher - Anna Shaffer Cast as Triss; Lars Mikkelsen, Maciej Musiał, Joey Batey & More Join Netflix Series



Eamon Farren, Joey Batey, Lars Mikkelsen, Royce Pierreson, Maciej Musiał, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte, Anna Shaffer, Rebecca Benson, Shane Attwooll, Luke Neal, Matthew Neal, Tobi Bamtefa, Sonny Serkis, Roderick Hill, Inge Beckmann, Charlotte O'Leary, Natasha Culzac, Amit Shah and Tom Canton have joined the cast of Netflix's The Witcher. The upcoming fantasy series stars Henry Cavill and hails from Lauren Schmidt Hissrich.

I've gone through each actor and added their character description per a Wikipedia page, I'm not exactly sure if those descriptions will translate into the Netflix depiction correctly but for those wanting a little more information, I hope this helps. If anyone else has any details they'd like to share on the characters feel free to share them in the comments below.





Eamon Farren (Twin Peaks) will play Cahir. An intelligence officer of the Nilfgaardian Empire. He is the son of Ceallach and Mawr. When the First Northern War started, he was given by Emperor Emhyr var Emreis a secret mission to locate, capture, and bring Princess Cirilla of Cintra back to Nilfgaard.

Joey Batey (Knightfall, The White Queen) will play Jaskier (also known as Julian Alfred Pankratz or Dandelion). A poet, minstrel, bard, and close friend of Geralt of Rivia. He has the reputation of a sloth, drunkard, idiot and womanizer with the potential for intellegience should he choose to be so.

Lars Mikkelsen (Krøniken, House of Cards) will play Stregobor. A Kovirian wizard and a master illusionist. A a staunch believer in "the Curse of the Black Sun", he serves King Idi alongside mage Zavist.

Royce Pierreson (Line of Duty, Murdered by My Boyfriend) will play Istredd.A well-respected sorcerer in the city of Aedd Gynvael with an interest in archaeology. One of Yennefer's love time lovers.

Maciej Musiał (1983, The Voice of Poland, Rodzinka.pl) will play Sir Lazlo. (Couldn't find any information on this character).

Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Hunter Street, Jamillah and Aladdin) will play Dara. (Couldn't find any information on this character).

Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter, Hollyoaks) will play Triss. Triss Merigold of Maribor was a legendary Temerian sorceress of the 13th century. A friend of Yennefer and Geralt.

Rebecca Benson (The White Princess) will play Marilka. The daughter of Caldemeyn, the alderman of Blaviken, and his wife Libushe.

Shane Attwooll (The Bastard Executioner) will play Nohorn. He used to be Abergard's adjutant in the Angren Free Company until he joined Renfri's band.

Luke Neal (Gunpowder, Halo: Nightfall) will play Vyr. Twin-brother of Nimir and a member of Renfri's band.

Matthew Neal (Gunpowder) will play Nimir. Twin-brother of Vyr and a member of Renfri's band.

Tobi Bamtefa (Tin Star) will play Danek. (Couldn't find any information on this character).

Sonny Serkis (The White Queen, The Casual Vacancy) will play Martin. This role could be Martin Monnier or Martin of Oakdale or something new.

Roderick Hill (Longmire, The Newsroom) will play Fletcher. (Couldn't find any information on this character).

Inge Beckmann (Troy: Fall of a City) will play Aridea. Prince Fredefalk of Creyden's second wife and stepmother to Renfri. Wise and educated.

Charlotte O'Leary will play Tiffania. (Couldn't find any information on this character).

Natasha Culzac will play Toruviel. A free elf from Dol Blathanna and a subject of Filavandrel. The leader of a Scoia'tael group at the Lakeside.

Amit Shah (Jekyll & Hyde, The Hundred-Foot Journey) will play Torque. A sylvan who lived in the fields of Lower Posada in Dol Blathanna. Sulvans also known as willowers, deovels, devils, pucks, or yakshas are exceedingly rare humanoid species of intelligent herbivores.

Tom Canton (Death Comes to Pemberley) will play Filavandrel. A proud elf of the Silver Towers who lived in the mountains near Lower Posada. Filavandrel enlists Torque's help in Lower Posada to steal food, seeds, and farming techniques from the bountiful village in hopes the elves could learn to farm in the mountains.

The 19 new additions join previously announced cast Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Therica Wilson-Read as Sabrina, MyAnna Buring as Tissaia, Mimi Ndiweni as Fringilla, Millie Brady as Renfri, Adam Levy as Mousesack and Jodhi May as Calanthe.

Additionally, if you missed it, production has begun and to mark the occasion Netflix shared a first look at Henry Cavill as Geralt.





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