Henry Cavill joined his co-star Anna Shaffer at the premiere for Netflix’s The Witcher season two in London on Wednesday and sweetly brought his brothers and mother Marianne along, not to mention his beloved pet dog Kal.
The actor, 38, looked dapper in an expertly tailored pinstripe suit, while Anna, 29, wowed in an off-the-shoulder blue gown complete with sweeping cape.
Also stepping out mid-week was actor Jack Brett Anderson, who nailed casual-cool in a leather jacket and T-shirt combo, and The Witcher stars Anya Chalotra and Freya Allen, who caught the eye in bold red and sequin looks respectively.
Premiere: Henry Cavill, 38, joined his co-star Anna Shaffer, 29, at the premiere for Netflix’s The Witcher season in London on Wednesday and looked dapper in a pinstripe suit
Wow: Anna wowed in an off-the-shoulder blue gown complete with sweeping cape and worked her best angles for photographers
Anya, 25, looked sensational in a plunging bright red suit and matching trousers and wore her glossy hair swept from her face.
Freya, 20, slipped into a figure-hugging sequinned dress and wore her blonde hair loose.
French actress Mecia Simpson, who also stars in the show, braved the chill in a plunging dress adorned with swirls of sequins and added height to her frame in chic open-toe heels.
Actress Therica Wilson-Read, who also stars in the blockbuster Netflix show, was the picture of elegance in a black jumpsuit while actor Kirk Newmann showcased his smart sense of style.
Immaculate: The actor was sporting an immaculately groomed haircut
Proud: Henry proudly posed in front promotional imagery
Family: Henry sweetly brought his brothers and mother Marianne Cavill along
Premiere ready: Dressed in a smart suit, Henry put on an animated display as he made his way to the event midweek
Polished: Henry teamed his suit with a pair of smart, polished shoes
Furry pal: Henry also brought his beloved pet dog Kal along to the star-studded evening
Thigh-skimming: The actress showcased her toned pins in the bold thigh-skimming number
Elegant: Actress Therica Wilson-Read, who also stars in the blockbuster Netflix show, was the picture of elegance in a black jumpsuit
Last month, Henry made his highly-anticipated return as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia in the suspenseful new trailer for the second season of The Witcher.
The actor was seen battling magical beasts alongside Freya’s exiled princess Ciri in the two-and-a-half minute video that Netflix released in October.
After a long delay due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the fantasy series’ eight-episode sophomore season will premiere on December 17.
The synopsis for The Witcher season two reads: ‘Convinced Yennefer’s life was lost at the Battle of Sodden, Geralt of Rivia brings Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of Kaer Morhen.
Leading man: Henry looked every inch the leading man as he posed for photographers
Strike a pose: Henry posed with his hand tucked into his trouser pocket
Casual-cool: Also stepping out mid-week was actorJack Brett Anderson, who nailed casual-cool in a leather jacket and T-shirt combo
Looking good: The Witcher stars Anya Chalotra and Freya Allen caught the eye in bold red and sequin looks respectively
‘While the Continent’s kings, elves, humans and demons strive for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses inside.’
As the trailer opens, Nivellen (Kristofer Hivju) says in a voiceover, ‘Something has changed, Geralt.’
Geralt is shown wading through a pond as a winged monster flies ominously overhead. The scene cuts to images of a burned countryside.
Sequins: Freya, 20, slipped into a figure-hugging sequinned dress and wore her blonde hair loose
Lady in red: Anya, 25, looked sensational in a plunging bright red suit and matching trousers and wore her glossy hair swept from her face
Braving the cold: French actress Mecia Simpson, who also stars in the show, braved the chill in a plunging dress adorned with swirls of sequins
Sweet: Doting son Henry posed with his mum at the star-studded bash
Pictured: Laurence O’Fuarain, Huw Novelli and Francesca Mills
Looking good: Actor Kirk Newmann showcased his stellar sense of style
The Witcher draws his sword as he battles monsters in a in a courtyard filled with snow-covered statues.
Two characters are seen from above as they walk toward a giant chasm in a cliff. A giant tree adorned with witcher medallions hanging from its bare branches trembles in the earth.
‘The world’s acting strange these days.’ Nivellen continues. ‘The North and South at war. Monsters roaming when they should be hibernating. Maybe it’s the end of days.’
Coming back: Last month, Henry made his highly-anticipated return as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia in the suspenseful new trailer for the second season of The Witcher
In the next scene, Geralt is seated next to Nivellan as they share a glass of wine by the fire.
Geralt says, ‘I’ve lived through three supposed end of days.’
‘It’s all horsesh*t,’ he says as Nivellan turns to look at him.
In a voiceover, Geralt continues, ‘This continent was meant for no one.’
A caravan is shown making its way through the woods. Torches are lit on the rooftops of a city. Yennefer (Anya Chalotra) makes her first appearance in the trailer as she stands in a darkened room.
‘None of us will have any peace.’ Gerault continues as the scene cuts back to his battle in the courtyard.
Battle scene: In the Witcher draws his sword as he battles monsters in a in a courtyard filled with snow-covered statues
‘Until there are no monsters left in the world.’
In the next scene, Ciri is shown beginning her training with Gerault at his ancestral home.
‘It’s my home,’ Ciri says as she takes a sword.
Yennefer has a conversation with mage Fringella (Mimi Ndiwendi) as the two sit by a campfire in the woods. ‘Your precious leader is after something. You’re a pawn to get to it,’ she taunts.
She’s back: Yennefer (Anya Chalotra) makes her first appearance in the trailer as she stands in a darkened room
New character: Wizard Rience (Chris Fulton) makes his first appearance
Nigella is shown assembling weapons in a castle as she says, ‘Rebuild our forces, strengthen our numbers. We are an empire.’
‘The war’s just begun.’
The trailers cuts to Geralt as he battles demons in a scene cut to a remix of Kanye West’s song Monster.
Regal: Mecia Simson will play elven queen Francesca Findabair
‘Fear is an illness that can consume you,’ he says.
Other characters including sorceress Tissaia (MyAnna Buring), elven queen Francesca Findabair (Mecia Simson) and wizard Rience (Chris Fulton) make their appearances.
‘Our best chance is to face it.’ He asks, ‘Are you ready for this?
Scary: Geralt and Ciri then face off against a tree demon in the woods
In the next scene, Nenneke (Adjoa Ando) tells Geralt, ‘If what you say about that girl’s power is true, you can’t help her.’
Geralt and Ciri then face off against a tree demon in the woods.
The scene cuts to an image of a guitar as a woman says, ‘Man, myth, legend.’
The bard Jaskier aka Dandelion (Joey Batey) is seen sitting on the floor of a prison as Geralt tells him, ‘We need your help.’
Jaskier gets to his feet and says, ‘Fine, but first, gentlemen, it’s been an honor.’
He turns to feed a piece of cheese to a rat as Geralt looks on incredulously.
‘What I made new friends, get over it,’ Jaskier says.
Backup: Geralt tells him, ‘We need your help.’