Category: Fiction News

News regarding Vikings on television, in movies, books and games.

Vikings TV-series season 4 being planned

In connection with season 3 launching, show creator Micheal Hirst has announced that he has already written five episodes for an anticipated season 4. And, that instead of ten episodes then coming seasons could be up to 16 episodes. Hirst

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BBC TV series “The Last Kingdom” – Cast Announced

BBC has secured a strong line-up for “The Last Kingdom” TV series based on Bernard Cornwell’s historical novels. The international cast members include: Alexander Dreymon (American Horror Story, Blood Ransom), Rutger Hauer (True Blood, Blade Runner), David Dawson (Ripper Street,

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Vikings Season3 Premieres on History Channel on February 19th

Exciting 3rd season with 10 all new episodes! Source:

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Bernard Cornwell’s “Saxon Stories” coming to TV

Uhtred is coming – to television! Great news for all fans of the historical fiction book series that started with “The Last Kingdom”, and centers around Uhtred’s struggles during the reign of Alfred the Great.  BBC will produce an eight

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Movie “Northmen – A Viking Saga” coming fall 2014

Viking themed movies are few and far between, and GOOD Viking movies even rarer – perhaps the upcoming “Northmen – A Viking Saga” will be the Viking adventure we’ve been waiting for.  The new trailer at least looks like there’s

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Stellan Skarsgard joins upcoming “The Long Ships” Viking movie

The producers (Zentropa) of the upcoming filmatization of the classic “The Long Ships” novel by Swedish author Frans G Bengtsson, have announced that actor Stellan Skarsgard (you know him from “Goodwill Hunting”, and many more) will star in this upcoming

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History Channel’s “Vikings” renewed – season 3 coming in 2015!

Based on a strong season 2, the History Channel announced that it has renewed “Vikings”, and that season 3 will come in 2015. Source:  

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History Channel’s “Vikings” season 2 showing

Season 2 of The History Channel’s “Vikings” is now underway.  See all the latest about the show and episodes. Link:  The History Channel – Vikings  

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TV series “Vikings” – Season Two news

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The Good and Bad of TV show ‘Vikings’

Op-ed piece, contemplating the pros and cons of a fictional TV series like ‘Vikings’ vs historical facts. Source:  /  Article in English

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