Henry Cavill has injured his leg while filming Season 2 of The Witcher.
Misfortunes continue to befall the filming of Season 2 of The Witcher. The Netflix series that adapts Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels has seen how this 2020 was marked by a chain of misfortunes that has delayed the production of its second season much more than the coronavirus pandemic had already caused. In addition to the general stoppage that occurred in spring and summer, The Witcher has stopped on two occasions due to cases of coronavirus among the team.
Also, the injury suffered by Henry Cavill in his leg while filming a jump is now added to the list. The Sun reports that this is a minor leg muscle injury, but it prevents the actor from being able to act normally while wearing his heavy armor.
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Cavill fell from a height of just over six meters. Despite wearing the safety harness, the actor injured his leg and will be “out” of the production for a few weeks while he recovers. The production will continue filming scenes in which without Cavill.
These types of injuries and misfortunes are not uncommon in the industry, especially in those productions where there are action sequences. Normally there is an alternative emergency plan for when these types of cases occur, as will undoubtedly be carried out with The Witcher. The series that follows Geralt de Rivia throughout the Continent plans to release its second season sometime in 2021, although the date may be altered after the numerous delays suffered by the production.