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“Vikings: Valhalla” – Netflix Lands Michael Hirst’s “Vikings” Sequel Series

Series creator and writer Michael Hirst‘s (Elizabeth, The Tudors) critically-acclaimed series Vikings may be ending its run on History, but Hirst’s Vikings-verse will live on at Netflix with sequel series Vikings: Valhalla. Written and executive produced by Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive), Vikings: Valhalla begins 100 years after the original series concludes and dramatizes […]

Katheryn Winnick Talks ‘Vikings’ Season 6, Fitting End for Lagertha

Katheryn Winnick, actress behind our warrior queen Lagertha from HISTORY’s Vikings, has some thoughts about the 6th (and reportedly final) season of the series, including the end for her character. While talk of the series makes >this< reporter strangely emotional, we are indeed comforted by the notion that series creator and sole writer Michael Hirst hasn’t […]

HISTORY Rep Confirms ‘Vikings’ Will End with Season 6, BUT-

Yeah sure, everyone is running their Vikings season 6 headline that “OH NO HISTORY HAS CANCELLED THE SHOW!” but thats rather more alarmist than it should be. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a representative for HISTORY confirmed to them that yes, the series is expected to end with season 6. AND- that maybe there will be […]

28 Photos from the Vikings San Diego Comic-Con Panel

Earlier today, we were lucky enough to attend the Ballroom 20 panel for History’s Vikings. We were NOT disappointed by the trailer for the mid-season return of season 5; it’s brutal and awesome, and it features the return of some of our favorite characters from season 5. But also, the amazing cast and series creator Michael […]

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Vikings Season 6: Katheryn Winnick Shares Image of Battle-Bloody Lagertha

Fans of HISTORY’s Vikings have been in a panic since the mid season break of season 5, especially when it comes to the future of fan-favorite character Queen Lagertha, played by Katheryn Winnick. Today on Twitter, Winnick posted this photo with the caption, “first glimpse of Lagertha in season 6”: Well, this at least means we’ll […]

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‘Vikings’ Creator Says the Show Is a Grown-Up Game of Thrones

HISTORY’s Vikings just went on hiatus in the middle of season 5 (don’t worry, this is their planned mid-season break), and left us all wondering, “what next?” A good drama series does this to its viewers often, and Michael Hirst is no stranger to this method. The series creator, showrunner, and head writer (no, really — he’s written […]

Vikings’s Michael Hirst Adapting De Niro/Reno Spy Thriller Ronin to Series

Vikings creator and showrunner Michael Hirst (The Tudors) is hanging out the shingle on his new independent production company, and first up on its production plate is a series adaptation of the 1998 spy thriller Ronin. Formed in conjunction with longtime producing partners Morgan O’Sullivan and James Flynn, Green Pavilion Entertainment was formed to “develop and produce high-end […]

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Michael Hirst Talks Vikings Season 5 Details And Future

Vikings series creator and writer Michael Hirst is always a wealth of knowledge. Aside from writing every single episode of the History Channel series, he speaks about his characters with reverence and understanding.  He likes them, he values them, and he knows fans do too. In a recent interview with Variety, Hirst spoke a bit […]

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Ivar The Boneless (Alex Hogh Andersen) Talks Vikings Season 5

History Channel’s Vikings has given audiences some pretty incredible characters and performances. From Travis Fimmel‘s rockstar swagger heavy King Ragnar Lothbrok to Katheryn Winnick‘s force of nature mother-shield maiden-Queen Lagertha and Gustaf Skarsgard‘s maniacal visionary Floki, it seemed there could not be yet another person of larger-than-life status. That is, until show creator and writer Michael […]

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‘Vikings’ Unleashes Valkyries In First Trailer For Season 5

The History Channel knows what they’ve got with their drama series Vikings, thankfully. After previously announcing that Season 5 would be the final for the show, they took it back and picked up Michael Hirst‘s raiding epic for a 6th season. The first half of Vikings Season 5 is set to premiere on November 29th, and thanks to […]

Vikings Season 4 Trailer Debuts At Comic-Con

The History Channel showed off the trailer for the fourth season of Vikings today at SDCC. The remaining 10 episodes of season four is slated to premiere this Fall. The series is from creator and sole writer Michael Hirst.

Looking Back At The Vikings Season 2 Finale – Never A Slow Burn

The History Channel’s bold experiment with Vikings concluded its second season with The Lord’s Prayer and when it did so, it was continuing to draw strong ratings solidly to keep it in first place among cable series shows on Thursday nights. The game of thrones being played between Viking chieftain Ragnar and King Horik would do […]