Actor Basil Eidenbenz Recast as Eskel

As we reported earlier this week, due to rescheduling conflicts actor Thue Rasmussen will be unable to play the role of Eskel. He posted a heartfelt message to his fans and thanked the cast and crew for the memories during production (before COVID forced filming to a halt).

A replacement for Rasmussen has been found according the Deadline. Actor Basil Eidenbenz (Victoria) has been cast as the witcher Eskel and reshoots are taking place now.

Speaking of reshoots, actor Henry Cavill confirmed via Collider that he will not be shooting anything new for the Justice League (The Snyder Cut). Cavill states, “Not shooting anything additional. No. It’s all stuff that has been already done. Obviously I don’t know how things are going to evolve and change and adapt depending on now a different length of movie and whatever may happen in post-production.”

This is good news for Witcher fans, who worried that possible reshoots as Superman could conflict with his current commitments to season two.

We are excited to welcome Eidenbenz to the witcher family! What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below or in our forum.

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