Did you enjoy Vikings (Channel History) and its main characters? For Sure! Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) is adventurous, Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) always loyal, Rollo (Clive Standen) is heroic, and Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig) defiant. On 26 March 2015, Vikings was renewed for a fourth season. Great!
Then, if you love Vikings, you must see The Last Kingdom. The series will premiere on October 10, 2015 on BBC America. Today, things you should know.
The Last Kingdom is a television adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of historical novels known as The Saxon Stories.
English author Bernard Cornwell is best known for his novels about Napoleonic Wars rifleman Richard Sharpe which were adapted into a series of Sharpe television films.
In the 9th century, England was several separate kingdoms attacked and in many instances ruled by Viking forces.
The protagonist is Uhtred of Bebbanburg (sexy actor Alexander Dreymon). Uhtred is the orphaned son of a Saxon nobleman kidnapped by norsemen and raised as one of them.
Alexander Dreymon is known for Christopher and His Kind (2011), Blood Ransom (2014) and The Test of Time (2015).
Other cast members: Rutger Hauer; David Dawson as King Alfred the Great; Matthew Macfadyen; Jason Flemyng as King Edmund; Alec Newman as King Aethelred; Emily Cox as Brida; Ian Hart as Beocca; and Tobias Santelmann as Ragnar.
Nick Murphy (Prey, Occupation) is co-executive producing and directing multiple episodes.
The series started shooting in November 2014, and is produced by Carnival Films for BBC Two and BBC America. Filming is taking place in Hungary and the United Kingdom.
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