Freya Allan’s Acting Idol Has a Surprising Connection to This Iconic Film Franchise Which Almost Had Henry Cavill in It

Published 06/30/2023, 11:30 PM EDT

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Every actor has an inspiration who makes them want to be like them and makes them do their jobs with more dedication. Many actors have revealed their inspirations and so did Freya Allan. Interestingly, her acting idol has a surprising connection with her personal life and Henry Cavill. And it is through one stunning actress in a fan-favorite film franchise.

These British stars have starred together in the Netflix series, The Witcher, and earned a lot of love from the viewers. Their characters, Geralt of Rivia and Princess Cirilla of Cintra have become one of the iconic duos. While promoting the latest season, Freya Allan revealed her acting idol.

In their interview with IGV Presents, Allan said she was obsessed with Harry Potter, and Emma Watson was her acting idol. Interestingly, Freya Allan was also a classmate of Watson. Isn’t it beautiful to have this close connection with the one you admire?

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But how does it connect with the Enola Holmes actor? Do you remember the Twilight actor, Robert Pattinson? Yes, he starred as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). The 40-year-old actor was actually chosen for the part. In the end, the Batman star grasped it and he also earned immense love from his supporters. However, Cavill fans would surely have loved it if he got the part.

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But whatever happens, happens for a reason. Eventually, after a few years, The Tudors star went on to become Man of Steel and later, the iconic White Wolf. Unfortunately, this is the last season for the Superman actor as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher.

How did Freya Allan feel about the departure of Henry Cavill?

Not only his fans, but his co-stars also felt disappointed when they heard the news of the Justice League star’s exit. Joey Batey even said Cavill carried the show on his shoulder. In a recent interview, the 21-year-old actress revealed they got the news about Cavill’s exit after a few months after finishing the shoot of season 3.

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As soon as they all got the news, they were pretty surprised. Even Geralt’s love interest, Yennefer, played by Anya Chalorta, also expressed how sad she was to know about the sudden departure. Meanwhile, everyone is preparing for the further journey in The Witcher universe.

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With the third season streaming on the streaming giant, you can witness some of the greatest Geralt-Ciri moments.

What are your thoughts about Allan’s acting icon and Cavill’s Harry Potter link? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.

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Neha Chande

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Meet Neha Chande, an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie, who has written more than 1100 articles. With a Master's degree in English Literature, Neha believes in unbiased journalism. Before delving into her passion for writing and cinema, she taught English and communication skills as a facilitator and lecturer.

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