The Last Kingdom has be renewed for a fifth season by Netflix. And announced yet that it will be the last season of the series.
Season 5 will consist of 10 episodes, as did Seasons 3 and 4.
Renew comes just under three months after the release of Season 4 on April 26.
Cast of the season has news: Stefanie Martini, who will play the role of Eadith, love interest of Aethelred (Toby Regbo); and Jamie Blackley, who will be Eardwulf, the right hand of Regbo’s character.
Stephen Butchard created the series and serves as executive producer along with Nigel Marchant.
“We are really proud of ‘The Last Kingdom,’ which continues to entertain audiences all over the world.Nigel Marchant
We had such a tremendous response to the last season, so are thrilled to be bringing it back for season five on Netflix. With such a loyal fanbase, we’re excited to give viewers a chance to follow Uhtred on the next stage of his quest.”
The announcement was made in a fun video call with the cast of the series. Everyone was taken by surprise Watch below:
‘The Last Kingdom’ Premisse
The series is based on “The Saxon Stories” novels by Bernard Cornwell.
It follows the adventures of Uhtred of Bebbanburg (Alexander Dreymon), a warrior born a Saxon but raised as a Dane, in ninth and tenth century England.
Uhtred becomes an unlikely ally of King Alfred of Wessex (David Dawson) and his family as the king seeks to unite all the kingdoms of England under one ruler as Vikings ravage the country.