From one huge fantasy drama to another: Lenny Henry has joined the cast of Netflix’s The Witcher: Blood Origin.
The actor, who is also starring in Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series, has joined the cast alongside Dylan Moran, Mirren Mack and Nathaniel Curtis.
Henry has been cast in the role of Balor, Mack plays Merwyn, Curtis will be Brían and Moran joins in the role of Uthrok One-Nut.
The prequel series stars, which is currently filming in the UK, stars Laurence O’Fuarain, Sophia Brown, and Michelle Yeoh.
The Witcher, Blood Origin will tell chart the creation of the first prototype Witcher, and the events that lead to the pivotal ‘Conjunction of the Spheres’, when the worlds of monsters, men, and elves merged to become one.