Vikings: Valhalla is going to be the latest spin-off to the Vikings series of the History Channels signature. The original series from the online streaming service providing platform, Netflix, is going to be delivered somewhere around 2021. This article consists of all the information related to Vikings: Valhalla that is known till now.
The historical-drama is created by Michael Hirst, and it is an upcoming Netflix Original series. It is also a spin-off to the Vikings, a popular History Channel series. Like the predecessor, this series also will be produced by MGM Productions. Jeb Stuart, known for his work in movies like Die Hard from 1998, and The Fugitive, is going to write the script for the spin-off. Jeb is currently working on The Liberator on Netflix.
Vikings: Valhalla Plot
the plot of the spin-off is set 100 years later than the events of Vikings. The end of the age of Viking is closer, as the Kingdom of England stands straight and tall against the Scandinavian raiders. After the death of the Confessor, King Edward, three lords start to make a claim to the English throne, which changes the future of England forever.
We will be witnessing the following historical figures in action in the upcoming spin-off series.
- Leif Erikson – A Norse explorer who was born in Iceland, and one of the most famous Vikings from that era.
- Freydís Eiríksdóttir – The sister of Leif Erikson, brave and fierce.
- Harald Hardrada – He was the king of Norway from the year 1046 to 1066. He fought the battle of Stamford Bridge.
- King Harold Godwinson – He was the last Anglo-Saxon king in English History.
- William The Conqueror – He was the one who laid claim to the throne and was the descendent of Rollo.
How many episodes will be there in the spin-off series?
As of now, it has been revealed that the spin-off series will be having a total of 24 episodes. This is the count of episodes that have been ordered so far. The typical amount of the episode in a series is between eight and thirteen, and twenty-four is a big count of episodes, at least for Netflix.
Well, as the Vikings are already on a schedule, and the seasons will be split in half, we can expect the same to be happening with Vikings: Valhalla. So there will be twelve episodes in the first season of the spin-off series, and the other twelve episodes will be there in the second season of the spin-off series.