The offshoot of Historical past’s Vikings is formally taking place — and it it’s taking place on Netflix.
The streaming large introduced on Tuesday that it has greenlit Vikings: Valhalla, an authentic MGM Tv collection from Vikings creator Michael Hirst that may proceed the storytelling of his epic saga.
Selecting up 100 years after the occasions of the unique collection (which is able to launch the primary half of its sixth and last season on Wednesday, Dec. four), Vikings: Valhalla will dramatize the adventures of probably the most well-known Vikings who ever lived – Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and the Norman King William the Conqueror (who was a Viking descendant). “These women and men will blaze new paths as they struggle for survival in an ever-changing and evolving Europe,” reads the synopsis.
Jeb Stuart (The Fugitive, Die Onerous) has been handpicked by Hirst to function showrunner for the follow-up, which is able to use a lot of the identical crew as Vikings because it movies in Eire. Morgan O’Sullivan (Vikings, Penny Dreadful) may even function an EP.
“I’m past excited that we’re saying the continuation of our Vikings saga,” Hirst stated in an announcement. “I do know that the thousands and thousands of our followers throughout the globe will likely be thrilled by the assumption being proven in our present by MGM and Netflix. Jeb Stuart, a very great author, will carry new storylines and a strong visceral imaginative and prescient to tales about among the most well-known Vikings identified to historical past.”
Channing Dungey, VP of authentic collection at Netflix, additionally issued an announcement saying, “Vikings: Valhalla guarantees to be all the things that followers love concerning the franchise: heart-pounding, unstoppable motion rooted in wealthy characters and dramatic storytelling that shines the sunshine on household, loyalty and energy. We’re thrilled to carry the subsequent iteration of the Vikings saga to life.”