After yesterday’s ovation for Marvel
and Star Wars, you would think that the Ccxp crowd couldn’t get any louder. Well, they outdid themselves Sunday during the Netflix
panel. A sizzle reel of the best streaming platform’s greatest hits played, ending with The Witcher
, which received enormous praise from the crowd, but once the show’s star Henry Cavill
stepped on the stage to surprise the audience, they were unhinged with joy.
Show creator Lauren Schmidt Hissrich joined Cavill for the surprise as they talked about the adaptation of the namesake fantasy novels that has gained a rabid following. Cavill, who plays the grim Geralt of Rivia admits that he was a fan of the novels. As for Hissrich, she loved the fantasy but wanted the fighting and action to move the story forward.
“I knew I wanted to make a show about family. It’s about Geralt,