After a two-year absence, the Witcher is now back on our screens in Netflix’s second season. Series 2 arrives almost two years after the first and features new protagonist Cahir. With The Witcher returning in Season 2, fans were introduced to Cahir in season 1.
Following Cahir’s introduction, fans are wondering who will portray the character. Let’s have a look…
Cahir returns for The Witcher season 2
The protagonist of the series, Witcher character Cahir Mawr Dyffryn aep Ceallach, commonly known as Cahir, was introduced in season one. The Nilfgaardian Empire’s intelligence officer became known to audiences as an adversary of the show throughout the series.
In the second series, Cahir is being held captive by the council and might have narrowly avoided death as he flees his imprisonment. The characters’ return appears to be awaited by fans, who want more information about the character’s history and origins in the third series:
Who plays Cahir?
Eamon Farren is the actor who plays Cahir in The Witcher. While he is best known for his movies, Eamon Farren began his career on stage.
In an interview with Cinema Australia in 2014, the actor revealed that he would like to continue his career in film while also pursuing theatre.
He told the publication: “I think that theatre is always something that I like to balance the film work with. You get different things from both. A combination of the two would be ideal.”
What else has he been in?
Eamon Farren has starred in a number of films, including Winchester (2018), which he also wrote and produced, Chained (2012), as well as Netflix’s The Dig, which featured established celebrities such as Lilly James and Ralph Fiennes.
The actor has appeared in a number of popular TV shows. Some may be familiar with him from his role as Richard Horne in the 2017 Twin Peaks series, which aired on Showtime.