'Vikings' Season 5 News and Update: New Faces, Fresh Start For The Series, Famed Actors Are In Line

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Mar 19, 2017 09:07 AM EDT

The previous season of "Vikings" ended in an outrageous way. Most of the main characters of the series died. However, the new "Vikings" Season 5 will introduce a new character, Heahmund played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers, in the series.

The "Vikings" season 4 finale is all about the sons of Ragnar that had different characteristics but unite in the name of their father. With the help of King Ecbert (Linus Roache), they both have a single purpose, vengeance for their father's death in the hands of King Aelle. But they all seem to have different ideas on what to do next.

But the situation gets even more complicated when Ivar (Alex Hogh Andersen) threw an ax into his brother Sigurd (David Lindström) that lead him to his death. Sigurd's death made the "Vikings" Season 4 finale's main characters into only 3 people.

According to a report, there will be a change in its series confirmed by the network. With a total of 20 episodes, they are already working on it. The creator of the show identified that Ivar (Alex Hogh Andersen) is in a "highly valued position".

The upcoming "Vikings" Season 5 will probably begin with Sigurd's (Elijah O Sullivan) burial, which makes Ivar sincerely crying over his actions from which he never meant to do so. The Great Army, on the other hand, has already dominated a vast fragment of England, which is hinted as the beginning of the upcoming season of the series.

Also, from the article published by Variety, "Vikings" Season 5 shows many famed actors that can assure fanatics' overwhelming excitement. Aside from these, the show is speculated that it will be running for another two seasons. Hirst, the show creator, also said that he can make the show more interesting to the viewers which could possibly blow fans minds as he is just starting to write the last two episodes of "Vikings" Season 5 and he expects that the show will end just the way they wished it would be.

"Vikings" is just one of the top TV series of History channel. With its Season 5 on the way, many fans are very excited for it. The date of the season premiere is not yet released to fans needs to stay tuned for more updates.

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