‘Vikings’ Sequel Series Set at Netflix From Michael Hirst, Jeb Stuart

Variety | 11/19/2019 | Joe Otterson
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Fans of the History series “Vikings” rejoice!

Netflix has ordered the follow up series titled “Vikings: Valhalla,” which will be set 100 years after the conclusion of the original show. The sixth and final season of “Vikings” on History is set to debut on Dec. 4.

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“Valhalla” will be executive produced by “Vikings” creator Michael Hirst, with Jeb Stuart serving as writer and showrunner. Along with Hirst and Stuart, “Vikings” executive producer Morgan O’Sullivan will serve in the same role on “Valhalla.” MGM Television will produce. In addition, the new show will shoot in Ireland like the original with many original members of the “Vikings” production team returning in all departments.

“I am beyond excited that we are announcing the continuation of our ‘Vikings’ saga,” Hirst said. “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.”

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The series will dramatize the adventures of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and the Norman King William the Conqueror (also a Viking descendant). These men and women will blaze new paths as they fight for survival in an ever changing and evolving Europe.

“’Vikings: Valhalla’ promises to be everything that fans love about the franchise:...
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