Kim Bodnia, known from the BBC series Killing Eve , will play a role in the second season of Netflix series The Witcher . This reports The Hollywood Reporter on Friday.

The Witcher is based on the eponymous book series by the Polish fanatics writer Andrzej Sapkowski.

Bodnia (54) will play the role of Vesemir, an experienced witcher and mentor of lead actor Geralt van Rivia (played by Henry Cavill). Witchers are supernaturally strong and hunt for monsters.

The Danish actor was previously featured in the Danish hit series The Bridge and in the British series Killing Eve.