Netflix announces cast for Vikings: Valhalla, the sequel to Vikings.

This is the cast of Vikings: Valhalla, the Vikings sequel series that will soon arrive on Netflix.

Although the Vikings series has now come to an end, there is still much to tell in the world developed by Michael Hirst, so its creator already has his spin-off Vikings: Valhalla underway, a series that will serve as a sequel to the original and that will be released exclusively in Netflix.

Located at the beginning of the 11th century, the Vikings series: Valhalla tells the legendary adventures of the most famous Vikings of all time: Leif Eriksson, Freydis Eriksdotter, Harald Hardrada and the first King of England of Norman origin William the Conqueror. They and many others are struggling to survive in a Europe that is constantly changing and evolving, and new paths must be forged.

Netflix announces cast for Vikings: Valhalla, the sequel to Vikings

To whet your appetite, Netflix has confirmed the cast that will make up Vikings: Valhalla and the characters they will play in fiction. You can take a look at all of them below along with a brief description of each character.

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Netflix announces cast for Vikings: Valhalla, the sequel to Vikings

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Netflix announces cast for Vikings: Valhalla, the sequel to Vikings
  • Sam Corlett as Leif Eriksson: A Greenlandic, raised on the edge of the world, Leif comes from a close-knit family, faithful to ancient pagan beliefs. A fearless and physically strong sailor, he will be our entry into a Viking world undergoing violent change.
  • Frida Gustavsson as Freydis Eriksdotter: A fierce, passionate and headstrong pagan, Freydis is a firm believer in the “old gods”. Like her brother Leif, she comes to Kattegat as an outsider but becomes an inspiration to locals who love the old ways.
  • Leo Suter as Harald Sigurdsson: Born into the Viking nobility, Harald is one of the last Viking berserkers (warriors of the Nordic peoples characterized by their aggressiveness and strength). Charismatic, ambitious and beautiful; Harald is able to unite both the followers of Odin and the Christians.
  • Bradley Freegard as King Canute: The King of Denmark. A wise, cunning and ruthless Viking leader. He likes to keep his friends close, but his enemies even closer. His ambitions will shape the course of history in the 11th century and make him a defining figure of the Viking age.
  • Jóhannes Jóhannesson as Olaf Haraldson: Harald’s older half brother. A physically huge and ambitious Viking, Olaf is a violent “Old Testament” Christian, stern and relentless.
  • Laura Berlin as Emma of Normandy: The young and ambitious Emma of Normandy comes from the Norman court and has Viking blood. Politically astute and one of the richest women in Europe.
  • David Oakes as Earl Godwin: The last survivor. Chief Counsel to the King of England. Born on the fringes of politics, his cunning ways take him a long way.
  • Caroline Henderson as Jarl HaakonA great warrior and a tolerant leader, Haakon rules Kattegat with a steady hand. Although it is pagan, it has managed to keep Kattegat as a city open to all faiths in a time when this is not easy to do. She will become a powerful mentor to Freydis, who admires her wisdom.
  • Pollyanna McIntosh as Queen ÆlfgifuCalculating and ambitious, Queen Ælfgifu of Denmark has great power in political struggles in Northern Europe. He always gets what he wants through his charm and cunning to promote the interests of his Mercian homeland and tries to reaffirm himself in the growing power structure of Canute.
  • Asbjørn Krogh Nissen as Jarl KåreA fanatical Christian, Jarl Kåre is a brutal threat to classical pagan customs.

There is currently no official release date for the Vikings: Valhalla series, although it is expected to reach the Netflix catalog between late 2021 and early 2022.