There were two major breakout stars of Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ when it launched last winter. Oh, and there were some actors on it too. Henry Cavill’s physique launched a million admiring memes, whether he was basking in his bath or sauntering around in those oh-so-snug trousers. But getting the right fit for the costume, not to mention the required wigs and contact lenses was a lengthy process. Cavill recently discussed some of the work that went into getting Geralt of Rivia’s look just right. First, he praised his hairdresser, Jackie Rathore, who Cavill says was kept up at nights due to the white hairpieces. “My hairdresser Jackie Rathore is absolutely fantastic. She didn’t have the opportunity to actually build the wig herself, so when she received it, she started doing work on it. She worked, and worked, and worked it; it was quite a difficult process. There’s three of them, so she would take them home every night and be changing individual hairs. She sent them back to get a finer lace, so it’s less visible, and she just worked and worked and worked that thing. She was having nightmares about the wigs.” The costumes for the series were designed […]
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