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Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred and executive producer of The Last Kingdom TV series announced yesterday at London MCM Comic Con that the series will continue with a two-hour film titled Seven Kings Must Die .
The actor said:
“It has been a privilege to tell Uhtred’s story for five seasons. I am so grateful to our fans. They have been immensely loyal to The Last Kingdom and thanks to their support, the team is reuniting for another journey. “
Producer Nigel Marchant said Season 5: “Completely concludes the series” but added, “There was always another story we wanted to tell.”
Filming will begin early next year in Budapest, shortly after the launch of the fifth and final 10-episode season on Netflix.
The cast and production
Dreymon will reprise his role, along with most of the stars of the television series and some new faces. NBCUniversal International Studios’ Carnival Films will produce the film, Dreymon will executive produce with writer Martha Hillier .
Ed Bazalgette will direct the film and will be one of the producers with Marchant, Gareth Neame and Mat Chaplin . The distributor is NBCUniversal Global Distribution.
The Last Kingdom
Based on the stories of the Saxon kings of Bernard Cornwell The Last Kingdom was originally commissioned by BBC2 aired in 2015. Netflix came on board as co-producer on the second season and bought the rights from the third season, except for some territories. Thanks to the platform, the fan base has grown steadily.
In April it was revealed that the fifth season would conclude the show, which spans a period of approximately 45 years of history since 866 after the arrival of the Great Pagan Army in Britain, focusing on the Kingdom of Wessex’s resistance to continued Viking raids. in southern England.