Vikings: Valhalla is a Netflix original series and a brand new spin-off to the History Channels signature Vikings series. The original series is expected to be released soon on the online streaming service providing platform, Netflix. It is expected that the original series and the spin-off to the Vikings, will be made available to stream worldwide in somewhere around 2021. In this article, all the details regarding the original spin-off series of the superhit historical drama.
The series has been created by Michael Hirst, and it is a spin-off of one of the most popular series of the History Channel, Vikings. It is going to be produced by MGM Productions just like the previous part of the series was produced. Jeb Stuart, the one who is famous for his work in the movies like Die Hard from 1988, The Fugitive from 1993, and currently, he is working on The Liberator for Netflix.
Vikings: Valhalla Plot Details
The plot of the upcoming spin-off series is set over 100 years after the events of the original series. The end of the age of the Vikings draws ever closer as the Kingdom of England will stand tall against the Scandanavian raiders. Just after the death of King Edward the Confessor, three of the lords make a claim to the English throne, and it changed the future of England forever.
After two of the producers of the series, James Flynn and Morgan O’Sullivan, appeared in the High Court after there were accusations made against them, an early spanner was thrown into the works. W2 Filmproduktion Vertriebs GmbH, the German film company, has made a claim that O’Sullivan and Flynn has diverted €40 Million of funds out of a production firm they all have shares in, Octagon Films Ltd. The court case continued in January 2020.
The pre-production of Vikings: Valhalla was started earlier this year, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was halted. Fortunately, the pre-production of the series was resumed in the month of July, and now it can be said confirmingly that the filming of the spin-off series has started in the Ashford Studios, Ireland as of August 2020.
Originally the filming of the series was planned to be starting in the month of March and concluding in the month of October of this year. Considering this much amount of time, we can expect the first season of the spin-off series to be released around Spring of 2021.