Actor Henry Cavill, left, and showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich smile for a photo after a live press conference with Korean media held in Manila. [NETFLIX]Netflix’s latest drama series, an adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski’s “The Witcher” book series, is the streaming service’s opportunity to resonate with fans of fantasy and adventure all around the world. The up-and-coming hero is Geralt of Rivia (played by Henry Cavill), a solitary monster hunter with superhuman abilities who lives in a world where humans, monsters and magic coexist. Although the genre may seem far-fetched, showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich revealed at a live press conference on Friday that viewers will be able to easily relate with the characters and their adventures.“[The] misconception about fantasy is that [it] should be pure escapism,” said Hissrich. “I think fantasy allows us to be in a fantastical world dealing with monsters and magic, but with relatable characters. We’re hopefully creating characters that anyone in the world can try to step into their shoes and find what it’s like to be on the good side [and] the bad side.”Although the original books are considered to be classics, its universe is currently best known worldwide through its video games.For the screen adaptation,… Read full this story
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