Vikings’ upcoming spin-off series Vikings: Valhalla has finally confirmed its cast members. The History Channel’s recently concluded epic “Vikings” saga’s upcoming follow-up Valhalla will debut exclusively on Netflix. But there is still no official confirmation about the release date yet but the series to be released this or next year.
From this series creator Michael Hirst will be producing Valhalla with Jeb Stuart serving as writer and showrunner. Along with them, Morgan O’Sullivan is also returning as executive producer. Other executive producers are James Flynn, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer, Sheila Hockin, and John Weber. As screenwriters, Vanessa Alexander, Declan Croghan, and Eoin McNamee will be joining Stuart. And some of the directors confirmed for the first season are Niels Arden Oplev, Stephen St. Leger, and Hannah Quinn.
You can watch the trailer via YouTube below!
Vikings: Valhalla’s Confirmed Cast by now
Sam Corlett as Leif Eriksson
Leif Eriksson is known as the first European to set foot in the USA. Believed to be born in Iceland, Leif was once among the Vikings.
Frida Gustavsson as Freydis Eriksdotter
Freydis Eriksdotter was extremely pagan. And she was also a devoted believer in the ancient gods. Freyedis is Leif’s sister and mentioned in the Erik the Red saga as a fearless and protective Viking warrior.
Leo Suter as Harald Sigurdsson
Harald was born as a Viking noble or later nicknamed Hardrada. He was the King of Norway between 1047 and 1066. Harald’s death at the Battle of Stamford Brid brought the end of the invasion and prepared the end of the Viking Age.
Bradley Freegard as King Canute
Canute (Knud), is among the well-known names of the Viking age and was the King of Denmark. He was a wise, savvy, and ruthless Viking leader at the same time. Canute was one of the names that shaped the 11th century.
Laura Berlin as Emma of Normandy
Emma, one of the richest women in Europe, was the queen of England, Denmark, and Norway.
David Oakes as Earl Godwin
Earl Godwin was one of England’s most powerful nobility under Canute’s kingdom.
Caroline Henderson as Jarl Haakon
Haakon was a great warrior and a tolerant leader. She managed to keep the city he ruled open to all beliefs despite her time. And she also was a pagan.
Polyanna McIntosh as Queen Ælfgifu
The Danish Queen, Ælfgifu, had a place in the political power struggles that arose in Northern Europe.
Asbjørn Krogh Nissen as Jarl Kare
The Swedish statesman was a member of the Bjelbo Assembly, which played an important role in Sweden’s consolidation.