Thue Rasmussen, who was solid to play the function of Eskel in Season 2 of Netflix’s The Witcher, has introduced his departure from the present. Rasmussen cited scheduling conflicts stemming from Covid-19 as the explanation behind his “heartbreaking” resolution.

Rasmussen has now been changed by Swiss actor Basil Eidenbenz (Victoria).

In a be aware on Instagram, Rasmussen thanked followers for his or her help and mentioned that he’ll now watch The Witcher as a “fanboy.” The be aware reads:

Sadly, due to the rescheduling due to Covid-19, I cannot be portraying Eskel in The Witcher. It’s heartbreaking, in fact, however I principally really feel joyful and grateful for the times I received to spend on set earlier this 12 months. Everyone was extraordinarily engaged and passionate in regards to the challenge and it was a really inspiring expertise. 

A heartfelt thanks to all of the followers who wrote me beautiful, encouraging messages. 

I want everybody on the present better of luck with the remainder of the manufacturing. I’m certain Season 2 can be completely wonderful and now I get to watch it as a fanboy as a substitute of as a Witcher.

Eskel is a Witcher from the School of the Wolf who was taught by Master Vesemir at Kaer Morhen. In 1264, he agreed to practice Ciri. The character made an look in CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher III: Wild Hunt.

Following a pause in filming due to the pandemic, The Witcher Season 2 not too long ago re-entered manufacturing and is scheduled for launch someday in 2021. A launch date has but to be introduced.

[Source: IGN]