Anya Chalotra (The Witcher) : 5 things you never knew (maybe) not the actress

Anya Chalotra (The Witcher) : 5 choses que vous ne saviez (peut-être) pas sur l'actrice

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Anya Chalotra (The Witcher) : 5 things you don’t know (maybe) not the actress

Since December 20, 2019, the season 1 of The Witcher, adapted from the novels and the famous video game, is available on Netflix. If Henry Cavill is unrecognizable in the series, one of the actresses made quite a sensation on the social networks : it is Anya Chalotra, aka Yennefer of Vengerberg. Check out 5 things you never knew (maybe) not on it.

Fans of video games have been spoiled before Christmas, since Netflix has brought online the eight episodes of season 1 of The Witcher. A nice surprise, but the opinions on this subject are quite divided. If some love the adaptation of the game and of the books of Andrzej The, the critics have not really tender with her. It is difficult though not to be awe at the realization, the special effects and the performance of the actors. Users hold especially that of Henry Cavill and Anya Chalotra, little known to the general public. The series is the perfect opportunity to learn more about it.

1. A career growing

If Yennefer of Vengerberg is the first major role of Anya Chalotra, her acting career began a few years ago, around 2017. She started the theatre in the play Much ado about nothing by Matthew Dunster and then interpreted Jennifer Ashman in the series Wanderlust and Lily Marburyl in ABC contre Poirot. Anya Chalotra also doubles as Robin Loxley in the cartoon Sherwood. But as he confessed to the pretty brunette with Stylist, Yennefer is still the character who has changed her life : “She has learned so much. I was free to get out my anger, it’s so stimulating to be able to explore this facet and the show.

Anya Chalotra (The Witcher) : 5 choses que vous ne saviez (peut-être) pas sur l'actrice

Anya Chalotra in the skin of Yennefer in The Witcher

2. Anya Chalotra did not know the universe of The Witcher

Anya Chalotra don’t hide it : she did not know anything about the universe of The Witcher during his audition for the series from Netflix. The actress was so eager, before the start of the shoot, read all the books and the video game and it is at this moment that she fell in love with his character Yennefer : “the character is very strong due to all its attributes, “said Anya Chalotra to Stylist. She also confessed to Collider that “it wasgreat to know nothing” about The Witcher : “for all those who are not fans of fantasy or who know nothing about The Witcher, we can live together this experience, especially as we have developed lots of things of the book.

3. It has undergone a physical transformation impressive

If in the novel, the physical transformation of Yennefer is not described, the series took the part to show the sorceress before her makeover and for this, Anya Chalotra has undergone a change of look radical. She has had to wear a mouthguard to deform his jaw and a prosthesis in the back which required him to stand in an uncomfortable position for hours : “I had a nerve stuck that I had to make me a massage after the catch. It was unpleasant. The prosthesis I was wearing was very heavy because it was in my back, “explained the partner of Henry Cavill on the screen to His change in the series is quite impressive.

Anya Chalotra (The Witcher) : 5 choses que vous ne saviez (peut-être) pas sur l'actrice

Anya Chalotra (The Witcher) before his transformation

4. She refused a lining for the sex scenes

In the series The Witcher, already renewed for a season 2, Anya Chalotra has refused to have recourse to a lining for the sex scenes and nudity : “I only used a liner for the very first sex scene“, she explained to Metro before saying : “I quickly realized with this scene that I was not comfortable with the idea that someone else embodies Yennefer (…) I found it hard to attend to it (…) These intimate moments between Yennefer and Istrid, it was me.” The actress has not done things by half !

5. She has a love life pretty quiet

If a lot of celebrities are more public about their relationship, Anya Chalotra, it remains rather discreet about it. There are whispers that she might have had a relationship with a journalist today would be completed. We therefore do not know if the star of 23 years is in a couple or single.

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