Fans can celebrate: the highly anticipated season 2 of Vikings: Valhalla premieres on Netflix this Thursday (12). In the new episodes, fans can look forward to intense plot twists, breathtaking battles and the introduction of new characters.
“In this sequel to Vikings, a hundred years have passed. A new generation of legendary heroes forge their destiny and make history,” reads the official synopsis for Vikings: Valhalla on Netflix.
The main cast of Vikings: Valhalla is led by Sam Corlett (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Frida Gustavsson (The Witcher), Leo Sutter (Sanditon) and Bradley Freegard (Holby City).
We reveal below everything you need to know about the plot, cast, new characters and season 2 premiere of Vikings: Valhalla; check out!
Who returns in Season 2 of Vikings: Valhalla?
To the delight of fans, the entire main cast of Vikings: Valhalla – with the exception of characters who died in the first year – return in the new episodes.
That is: fans can wait for the return of Sam Corlett (Leif Eriksson), Frida Gustavsson (Freydis Eiriksdottir) and Leo Suter (Harald Sigurdsson).
Bradley Freegard (King Canute), Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson (Olaf Haraldson), Laura Berlin (Emma of Normandy), David Oakes (Duke Godwin) and Pollyanna McIntosh (Queen Ælfgifu) round out the new year’s cast.
Meet the new characters of Vikings: Valhalla
As we mentioned earlier, the 2nd season of Vikings: Valhalla will feature the introduction of new characters and strong reinforcements in the cast.
Harerk (pictured above) is played by Bradley James (Damien). The character is the ruler of Jomsborg, a Viking territory that still worships the ancient pagan religion.
Mariam, in turn, is played by Hayat Kamille (Death on the Nile). The character is described as “a talented astronomer trapped in Novgorod”.
Polish actor Marcin Dorociński (The Queen’s Gambit) is Yaroslav the Wise, the ruler of Kievan Rus’.
Sofya Lebedeva (Addicted) rounds out the new cast of Vikings: Valhalla as Elena, the “intrepid daughter of a nobleman.”
What is season 2 of Vikings: Valhalla about?
Along with the release of the official trailer for season 2 of Vikings: Valhalla, Netflix also shared the official synopsis of the new episodes. See below:
“Pursued and on the run, our legendary Viking heroes are forced to test their ambitions and bravery in worlds beyond the fjords of Scandinavia. Enemies new and old await Freydis, Leif and Harald at the ends of the world. Once again, the quest for power and new places to conquer is relentless”, states the description of the new episodes.
In addition, in a conversation with Netflix, the creator of the series stated that the objective of the 2nd season is “to take the characters out of their comfort zone”.
“The whole concept of season two is to take these three heroes that are in Scandinavia and push them out of their comfort zones,” commented Jeb Stuart.
Vikings: Valhalla season 2 release date on Netflix
All episodes of season 2 of Vikings: Valhalla premiere on Netflix this Thursday (12).
As the series is an original production of the platform, the episodes are available in the Brazilian catalog from 5 am.
Watch the official Vikings: Valhalla season 2 trailer below. Netflix!
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