WATCH: Check Out Netflix’s New Trailer for ‘The Witcher’

Netflix has released a trailer for its coming The Witcher series.

The vid gives fans a look at Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia in action — and also reveals the series’ official release date: Dec. 20.

Touted by many as Netflix’s answer to Game of ThronesThe Witcher follows the exploits of Geralt (Cavill), a monster slayer who has been mutated and trained specifically to rid the continent of fell beasts. The Witcher is based on a series of novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, which were, in turn, adapted into a trio of video games by Polish developer CD Projekt Red.

Mandy Parker

Mandy Parker

From a long line, family of geeks, author of several unpublished geek girl books, writer for @BleedingFool. Recovering Game of Thrones fan, life-time Tolkien fan.