AI Imagines Liam Hemsworth as ‘The Witcher’s’ Geralt of Rivia Before an Official First Look

Published 07/15/2023, 6:00 AM EDT

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Compelling news awaits fans of The Witcher series. Henry Cavill, who flawlessly portrayed the Geralt of Rivia for three seasons bid farewell to the show with Liam Hemsworth stepping into the role, for season 4. While numerous fans are understandably saddened by Cavill’s departure there is an air of curiosity surrounding Hemsworth’s entrance into the magical realm. How would the newly hired actor look as the new Geralt of Rivia?

Thanks to a Reddit user we need not have to wait more to have a glimpse of how Hemsworth could potentially portray the white-haired monster hunter. The Reddit user, who goes by the name u/ArtificiallyIntelligent utilized an AI tool, Artbreeder, to generate 21 images of The Independence: Resurgence star in the role of Geralt of Rivia. 

Liam Hemsworth as Geralt variations [Created by Midjourney AI] idk guys, it might work.
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The images showcase hairstyles, facial features, scars, and expressions all accentuated by Geralt’s iconic yellow eyes. The user thoughtfully shared their creation on the r/witcher subreddit, where it sparked a range of responses from fans. Some praised the AI’s ingenuity and precision. While some expressed reservations about the images appearing far-fetched from the original source material.

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The AI images provided a discussion ground for The Witcher fans to envision Hemsworth’s portrayal of Geralt. Critically, a fan remarked that he appeared absurd while another likened him to a boring version. One fan claimed that he bore no resemblance to the character while another believed he had the potential to excel in the role. But can he make it happen? And more importantly, can he win over fans? And where will Hemsworth fit into the story and what is next for him?

Where will Liam Hemsworth fit in The Witcher?

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Liam Hemsworth is eager to embrace the thrilling task of portraying Geralt of Rivia. The 33-year-old actor expressed his enthusiasm and reverence for the role through an Instagram. He aspires to bring his personal interpretation of Geralt all while paying tribute, to Henry Cavill’s outstanding legacy. He is set to join the cast of The Witcher either toward the end of the third season or the beginning of the fourth one. Recent trailers and teasers have suggested a bloody ending to Cavill’s version of the character.

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Season 4 will continue the story from the events of Season 3 delving into the journey of our characters. In this chapter, Hemsworth’s Geralt will embark on a perilous path encountering fresh threats and obstacles. Alongside these challenges, he will reunite with faces, both, as loyal companions and formidable adversaries. Moreover, season 4 will draw inspiration from Andrzej Sapkowski’s Lady of the Lake novels improving the narrative with this captivating arc. It promises to be a season filled with intrigue, action, and character development that will captivate audiences around the world. 

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Are you looking forward to the next season of The Witcher? Let us know your thoughts below.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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