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‘Vikings’ Cast Make Sick 7-Year-Old Boy’s Dreams Come True, Transform Him Into King Ragnar For A Day

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The stars of hit History channel show “Vikings” made a sick little boy’s dreams come true as they transformed him into King Ragnar for a day. Members of the cast – including Canadian actor Alexander Ludwig and actress Katheryn Winnick – took to Instagram to share snaps and videos of 7-year-old Max, who’s got stage […]
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Vikings: Season Five Teased as Season Six Production Begins

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"Who will rise?" History has just released a new teaser for season five of Vikings.The historical drama takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The cast also includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig.Read More…
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‘Vikings’: History Releases Teasers & Key Art From Upcoming Fifth Season

Exclusive: Ahead of its season 5 debut next month, History has unveiled key art and four new teaser trailers to the period series Vikings, from creator and sole writer Michael Hirst. The image of core characters — Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig), Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen), King Harald Finehair (Peter Franzén), Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) and Ubbe (Jordan Patrick Smith) – along with the words, “Who Will Rise,” hint at an impending battle to determine who will rule…
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Vikings renewed for sixth season by History

History has announced that it has given a 20-episode sixth season order to its hit historical drama series Vikings, which is slated to begin production in the fall.

“It has been my pleasure and my privilege to work with History and our partner MGM over five seasons and 69 episodes of Vikings,” said creator Michael Hirst. “Now we are ready to begin production of a 20 episode season six that will deliver a huge and unexpected revelation to our audience. There are many reasons why I love this show, not least for the commitment and creativity of everyone involved in making it, but perhaps even more important is the spirit that drives this production – one of the happiest, most collaborative and most authentic productions I have ever been involved with. And so we sail on.”

Vikings has creatively sailed to monumental lengths,” added Eli Lehrer, executive vice president of programming for History.
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Vikings: Season Four Ratings

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Do the ratings for the Vikings TV show matter to the folks over at History? The series saw another big drop in the ratings last year --- down 28% in the demo and 44% in viewers -- but the cable channel renewed it for a supersized fourth season anyway. Will the numbers keep falling? Cancelled or renewed for a fifth season? Stay tuned.Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The rest of the large cast includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, Alexander Ludwig, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Paakkonen, Kevin Durand, Jennie Jacques, Peter Franzen, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Dianne Doan, and John Kavanagh.Read More…
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Vikings: Season Six Renewal for History TV Series

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Valhalla will have to wait. History has renewed its Vikings TV show for a sixth season, ahead of season five, which premieres on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 9:00pm Et/Pt. Production on the sixth season will begin in Ireland, this fall. So far, there is no news on whether season six will be the finale installment of Vikings. When we know more, you will too. Airing on the History channel, the first four seasons of Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Viking warrior and farmer Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel). The cast also includes Linus Roache, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Gustaf Skarsgård, Clive Standen, Alyssa Sutherland, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Pääkkönen, Kevin Durand, Peter Franzén, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Moe Dunford, John Kavanagh, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Read More…
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‘Vikings’ Renewed for Season 6 at History Ahead of Season 5 Premiere

‘Vikings’ Renewed for Season 6 at History Ahead of Season 5 Premiere
Vikings” has been renewed for Season 6 at History before the show’s fifth season has even premiered, the network announced Tuesday.

History has ordered a 20 episode sixth season of the drama series, with production slated to begin this fall in Ireland. The first half of Season 5 will premiere on Nov. 29, with the second half airing in 2018. In addition, series regular Katheryn Winnick will make her directorial debut in Season 6, helming one episode.

The Season 5 cast includes series regulars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who joined this season as Bishop Heahmund, along with Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen, Jordan Smith and Marco Ilso.

Michael Hirst created the series and also serves as its sole writer and executive producer. Morgan O’Sullivan of World 2000, Sheila Hockin, John Weber of Take 5 Productions, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer, and James Flynn also serve as executive producers. Arturo Interian serves as the executive in charge of production for History. “Vikings
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Vikings: Season Five Premiere Date Revealed by History

Vikings will be back just in time for the holidays. Recently, History announced season five will premiere in November.The period drama takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The cast also includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig.Read More…
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Vikings: Season 5 TV Show Trailer & Premiere Date: The Lothbrok Civil War [History, Sdcc 2017]

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Comic-Con Vikings: Season 5 Trailer and Premiere Date History‘s Vikings: Season 5 TV show trailer from the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Alexander Ludwig, and Gustaf Skarsgård. Vikings: Season 5’s plot synopsis: “Season five begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting [...]

Continue reading: Vikings: Season 5 TV Show Trailer & Premiere Date: The Lothbrok Civil War [History, Sdcc 2017]
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‘Vikings’ Gets Trailer & Season Premiere Date – Comic-Con

Vikings will sail back to TV with a two-hour Season 5 premiere on Wednesday, November 29, History said at San Diego Comic-Con today. The network also unveiled a new trailer for the season; watch it above. Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) is a new addition to the cast as Bishop Heahmund, joining series regulars Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig and Alex Høgh Andersen. “A civil war can only bring tragedy,” says one of the Vikings during the trailer, and…
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‘Vikings’ Trailer: A Bloody Season 5 Promises War, Violence and Chopped Heads

‘Vikings’ Trailer: A Bloody Season 5 Promises War, Violence and Chopped Heads
When a trailer starts with a funeral, no one is safe.

Vikings” released our first glimpse at Season 5 of the turn-of-the-8th century epic at Comic-Con on Friday and it looks like there are few characters who’ll get through the newest batch of episodes unscathed.

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For those unfamiliar with the previous 49 episodes of the series (all written by Michael Hirst), the trailer does an effective job of boiling down the show’s dense mythology into its rival factions. With the Season 4 finale leaving Lagertha pulling the strings as the Queen of Kattegat, this sneak peek also gives audiences a glimpse at where Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen), Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård) and Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) have ended up.

And then, there’s the battle scenes. These are not minor skirmishes, as one poor footsoldier’s decapitation can attest.
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‘Vikings’ Trailer: A Bloody Season 5 Promises War, Violence and Chopped Heads

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‘Vikings’ Trailer: A Bloody Season 5 Promises War, Violence and Chopped Heads
When a trailer starts with a funeral, no one is safe.

Vikings” released our first glimpse at Season 5 of the turn-of-the-8th century epic at Comic-Con on Friday and it looks like there are few characters who’ll get through the newest batch of episodes unscathed.

Read More Comic-Con 2017: Why The Annual Blending of Pop Culture Still Matters

For those unfamiliar with the previous 49 episodes of the series (all written by Michael Hirst), the trailer does an effective job of boiling down the show’s dense mythology into its rival factions. With the Season 4 finale leaving Lagertha pulling the strings as the Queen of Kattegat, this sneak peek also gives audiences a glimpse at where Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen), Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård) and Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) have ended up.

And then, there’s the battle scenes. These are not minor skirmishes, as one poor footsoldier’s decapitation can attest.
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Vikings Season 5 Gets Premiere Date, Trailer Teasing 'The End of Our World'

Vikings Season 5 Gets Premiere Date, Trailer Teasing 'The End of Our World'
History’s Vikings not only announced a Season 5 premiere date at the San Diego Comic-Con, it also released a typically intense trailer that warns of A) a war between brothers, B) a civil war and, for good measure, C) no less than “the end of of world” (as Lagertha puts it).

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Returning Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 9/8c with a two-hour premiere, Vikings‘ new run features Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) as Bishop Heahmund, joining series regulars Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig and Alex Høgh Andersen.

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Vikings season 5: Alex Hogh Andersen on what's next for Ivar

Kirsten Howard Louisa Mellor Nov 8, 2017

Alex Hogh Andersen has been chatting about the road ahead for Ivar The Boneless in the fifth season of History's Vikings...

Late November is set to bring us a fifth season of Michael Hirst's epic History Channel series Vikings, and with filming already underway on season 6 in Ireland, we're still excitedly gathering together all the things we know so far about what lies ahead of us this year.

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In a recent interview with Bleeding Cool, Alex Hogh Andersen, who plays the all-grown-up version of Ivar The Boneless, fielded some questions about what's in store for his character.

Mild spoilers ahead!

"He’s in remorse at the beginning of season 5," revealed the actor. "Because he knows the killing of his brother
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Vikings: Watch a Season Five Sneak Peek for the History Series

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"You have only seen the beginning of the end." A new sneak peek has been released for season five of the History TV series Vikings.The historical drama follows Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The cast also includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig.Read More…
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'Vikings' Creator Breaks Down Finale Deaths and Jonathan Rhys Meyers' Debut

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Wednesday's season four finale of Vikings, "The Reckoning."]

It certainly seemed like a passing of the baton during Wednesday’s fourth season finale of History’s Vikings. Following Ragnar’s (Travis Fimmel) death several episodes ago, his sons continued their mission of revenge in Wessex by coming for King Ecbert (Linus Roache) and his people. In the end, they didn’t have to look hard, as Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig), Ivar (Alex Hogh) and the rest of the crew found Ecbert camped out in his deserted castle, ready for his fate.

Ecbert’s plan to trade the Vikings' (illegal) land and...
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Vikings: Season Four Ratings

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Do the ratings for the Vikings TV show matter to the folks over at History? The series saw another big drop in the ratings last year --- down 28% in the demo and 44% in viewers -- but the cable channel renewed it for a supersized fourth season anyway. Will the numbers keep falling? Cancelled or renewed for a fifth season? Stay tuned.Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The rest of the large cast includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, Alexander Ludwig, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Paakkonen, Kevin Durand, Jennie Jacques, Peter Franzen, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Dianne Doan, and John Kavanagh.Read More…
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Vikings recap: Lagertha on alert as Ivar vows revenge

Welcome to the wake of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel). No one truly knows his fate apart from those in England, however the vikings all assume the worst has happened. Ivar (Alex Høgh Anderson) knows because he was the last viking to talk to him, and he was given a game-plan of revenge, but he has only one act of retribution on his mind upon his return to Kattegat — and that’s to avenge his mother’s death. Meanwhile on the open waters of the Mediterranean, King Harald Finehair (Peter Franzen) and his brother Halfdan (Jasper Pääkkönen) begin to conspire against Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig)...read more
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Vikings creator Michael Hirst on the saga of Ragnar Lothbrok, his legacy and Season 4B

History Channel’s Vikings started out being about legendary Scandinavian leader Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) and his meteoric rise to fame, but has been about so much more after his ascension reached its apex as a near god-like status. Ragnar has since become humbled with life’s failures and reminded of regretful decisions. It’s also about the saga of his sons Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig), Ubbe (Jordan Patrick Smith), Hvitserk (Marco Ilsø), Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye (David Lindström) and Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Anderson) eclipsing their father’s fame and branching the Viking Age out to unimaginable boundaries. It spotlights the fascinating women in...read more
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Exclusive: 'Vikings' Star Clive Standen Talks Rollo's Absence, Teases 'Fiery' Reunion Between Rollo and Bjorn

Exclusive: 'Vikings' Star Clive Standen Talks Rollo's Absence, Teases 'Fiery' Reunion Between Rollo and Bjorn
Vikings has made its triumphant return, but so far, no Rollo.

The History Channel show last saw the character in April’s mid-season finale, where Rollo made his allegiance clear, and battled it out with Ragnar in the waters of Frankia.

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Et hopped on the phone with Rollo himself, Clive Standen, on Tuesday, where he dished on his character’s recent absence -- and revealed that since the series’ time jump, Rollo has “seemingly everything he’s ever wanted.”

“He beats his brother in battle, he goes back victorious, he has this lovely princess to go home to, and a whole realm that kind of worships him as the savior of Paris,” he explained, before noting that Rollo still yearns for the Viking life. “He’s having a bit of a Viking mid-life crisis. The only difference is that in modern society
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