Henry Cavill 'leads from the front' according to The Witcher's Paul Bullion
On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, the actor explains how, when it came to COVID protocols during filming, Cavill was a role model for all.
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If you're a fan on The Witcher on Netflix, you have only a matter of days before the second season drops. Henry Cavill returns as Geralt. And if the trailers are any indication, we're going to see much more of Geralt's world. There looks to be more action, with plenty of swords, horses and yellow eyes appearing in the teaser. Part of the expanding world is the addition of the character Lambert, played by British actor Paul Bullion. You might remember him as Billy Kitchen in the series Peaky Blinders.
Like any show or movie filmed during the pandemic, The Witcher had a number of protocols the cast and crew followed to be safe, including frequent testing and the wearing of face masks. On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, Bullion explained how Cavill was a role model for all when it came to safety, and how his energy transformed the shoot.
"He's an absolute gentleman. He created the atmosphere on set," said Bullion. "He leads from the front. He likes to greet people every day, make people feel included. And he's very funny. He's always got a great sense of humor. We would crack jokes here and there, again, to keep the mood light. And that would feed into the scenes, because we are meant to be abandoned brothers essentially."