For several weeks now, many web users are campaigning for the recruitment of Mark Hamill (Star Wars) in season 2 in order to embody Vesemir, the famous instructor of Geralt in the books/video Games. An idea that made laugh the comedian, who has recently said on Twitter, “I don’t know what it is, but I agree, he should be played by me“, and which comes to react, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, the showrunneuse.
The designer responds to the fans
When asked by IGN about the potential casting of the actor for such a role, the creator of the series, Netflix has truly open the door : “When I saw it, it was one of those first few moments related to [the success] of The Witcher where I said, ‘Oh my god, this is really happening ?’ Mark Hamill knows the series and would be interested to appear… It has always been an interest for me !“
Nevertheless, the showrunneuse the then said, his casting in The Witcher is not yet on the agenda. Nothing to do with the actor, but simply with the current organization from the rest of the series : “It has not yet contacted his agent because we do not yet have a casting for this role“.
Despite its importance in the history, Vesemir will he still be absent from The Witcher during season 2 ? Follow.