Tag: Filmatization

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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Classic Viking book to be filmatized in Scandinavia

The Danish movie production company “Zentropa” has announced that it has acquired the rights to “The Long Ships” books (“Røde Orm”), and is hoping to find financing in order to start filming in 2015. Source: jp.dk  / Article in Danish

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Fiction Books

The following books are high quality Viking-themed historical fiction at its best. The Long Ships (Frans G. Bengtsson) By many considered one of the true Viking classic books. There are plans to make this into both a TV mini series

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