Ah, ‘Toss a coin to your Witcher’. Jaskier’s melodic tribute to Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s adaptation of The Witcher, which calls for recognition and reward for the talented monster hunter, is surely now almost as famous as the show. But now it seems it’s time for the Witcher to return the favour – Cavill has given out commemorative coins to people who “helped bring The Witcher to life”.
That’s according to Steve Wall, who portrayed Boholt, leader of the Crinfrid Reavers in the programme. The actor has shared an image (via VG 24/7) of a beautiful “talisman from The Witcher himself” which he says was sent to him by post. “Aw shucks… thanks Henry, great to work with you too”, he adds.
Ok, while it’s not strictly a coin, the talisman is a circular, silver-coloured token set in a glass case, replicating the Netflix show’s emblem. It incorporates the series’ interpretation of Geralt’s Witcher medallion, which portrays a wolf’s head in profile and represents both his profession and the school he came from. Oh, and lets him reveal dangers, activity, and spells nearby.
The note alongside it reads: “A gift to commemorate your hard work, a personal thank you from me to you, and a Talisman to remember that you were part of the origin of this incredible journey. Be proud of everything you did to help bring The Witcher to life, it shows and will be remembered.”
A Talisman from The Witcher himself arrived in the post this morning. Aw shucks….thanks Henry, great to work with you too. @Witcher_netflix #henrycavill #thewitcher #Boholt pic.twitter.com/vEB6d8rvtE
— Steve Wall (@stevethewall) December 2, 2019
This follows what seems to be an ongoing tradition of the actor’s to kindly send tokens like this to crew members, too – he also previously gave out “challenge coins” to people who worked on some of his previous films, it seems. Lovely.
If you’re fan of the franchise, be sure to check out our list of the best Witcher 3 mods, as well as what we know so far about The Witcher season 2. It recently got an ‘intimacy coordinator’ so it’s looking likely there could be more Witcher nudity (and shenanigans) next season.