Netflix has been in the midst of controversy the last couple of months and the streaming giant isn't winning over fans with its recent decisions. After canceling several beloved shows, including Warrior Nun and 1899, the service also made headlines recently for its apparent plans of putting an end to password sharing, a move that obviously didn't sit well with users.
Now, despite raising a number of eyebrows, it appears that Netflix's content purge will continue and in a shocking turn, a fan-favorite series that has also been dripped in controversy might be next on the chopping block.
According to a new report from Redanian Intelligence (via SFFGazette.com), Netflix is looking to end The Witcher soon. The hit fantasy series has been generating a ton of buzz over the last couple of months after Henry Cavill announced his departure with Season 3 serving as his final outing as Geralt of Rivia.
The role will now be played by Liam Hemsworth who's set to lead the series starting Season 4. Originally, the show was ordered for a seven-season run but according to the rumor, it could end as early as the fifth season. Of course, Netflix has yet to confirm anything and as it stands, they're determined to explore the next chapter of Geralt's story.
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Honestly, I'm surprised the show's cancelation won't come sooner because the fan interest drastically decreased after Cavill confirmed his unfortunate departure from the series. Not to knock on Hemsworth, I'm sure he'll do his best to give the role justice but he has big shoes to fill and so far, the lukewarm reception to his casting says it all.
The Witcher Season 3 is slated to hit Netflix sometime this year.