Get ready for even more from the world of the vikings. A sequel series to Vikings is now in the works, and it will take viewers to the time of Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and the Norman King William the Conqueror. The new series is set 100 years after the end of the History drama. The final season of Vikings premieres on December 4. Michael Hirst is behind this new series.
Netflix shared quotes from those involved with Vikings: Valhalla in a press release. Check those out below.
“I am beyond excited that we are announcing the continuation of our Vikings saga. I know that the millions of our fans across the globe will be thrilled by the belief being shown in our show by MGM and Netflix. Jeb Stuart, a truly wonderful writer, will bring new story-lines and a powerful visceral vision to stories about some of the most famous Vikings known to history.”
Steve Stark, MGM’s President of Television Production and Development:
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Michael, Morgan, Jeb and Netflix on the next chapter in the incredible Vikings universe. Valhalla has been a labor of love for everyone involved and as we look ahead to the continuation of this great saga, we are excited to know that fans the world over will have the opportunity to continue with the series on its new home at Netflix.”
Channing Dungey, Vice President, Original Series, Netflix:
“Vikings: Valhalla promises to be everything that fans love about the franchise: heart-pounding, unstoppable action rooted in rich characters and dramatic storytelling that shines the light on family, loyalty and power. We are thrilled to bring the next iteration of the Vikings saga to life with Michael Hirst, Jeb Stuart, Morgan O’Sullivan and MGM Television.”
A premiere date for Vikings: Valhalla was not revealed.
What do you think? Will you watch the new series when it arrives on Netflix? Are you a fan of the original Vikings?