- All fans of “The Last Kingdom” have to be very strong now.
- The upcoming 5th season will also be the last of the popular series.
- All information about the start, plot and cast of issue 5 can be found here.
The shooting of the new episodes of the history series “The Last Kingdom“started in Hungary. But now the streaming service has Netflix more than bad news announced for all fans of the show: “The Last Kingdom” ends with the upcoming 5th season. After that, unfortunately, it doesn’t go any further, like the industry sheet Deadline reported.
Read everything below that we already know about the 5th and final edition of “The Last Kingdom”.
Start date of “The Last Kingdom” season 5
So far, no official start date has been announced. However, “The Last Kingdom” has the annoying habit of being incredibly long in coming. So fans had to wait around 18 months between seasons 2 and 3 and another 17 months between seasons 3 and 4 for the new episodes.
Assuming the waiting time for season 5 is 18 months, that would give us a start in November 2021. There should be no delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown phase overlapped with the writing phase, which is easy to do from home.
The shooting of season 5 has meanwhile started in Hungary, like the US side Variety reported. So fans should look forward to one Start date at the earliest at the end of 2021, but no later than spring 2022. Netzwelt keeps you up to date.
“The Last Kingdom” Season 5: Cast
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The official confirmation of the fifth season was announced in a tweet from the official “The Last Kingdom” account. It is also announced that numerous cast members, led by Alexander Dreymon, will be returning.
New in season 5 is Patrick Robinson, who will play Father Benedict, a clergyman with a complicated past. In the new edition, Sonya Cassidy embodies Eadgifu, a clever Saxon who arrives in Winchester. And Harry Gilby will play Aethelstan, a young man who is being trained by the main character Uhtred to become his successor one day. Aethelstan’s fate is to become a feared warrior and leader.
Plot of the fifth season of “The Last Kingdom”
The plot of the fifth season will roughly follow that Novels from the Uthred saga by author Bernard Cornwell hold. Since each season is about two novels, “The Last Kingdom” season 5 will be based on novels 9, “The Dark Warriors”, and 10, “The Flame Bearer”.
Season 4 saw Uthred develop a closer relationship with his children. He sent his daughter Stiorra to Eoferwic as a bargaining chip, where she joined Sigtrygger. Uthred’s goal is peace between the Saxons and the Danes.
For this purpose he trains King Edward’s firstborn son Aethelstan as a warrior.
With East Anglia now under the control of Wessex and Mercia, Northumbria is the last kingdom under Danish rule. If Edward and Aethelflaed want to grant their father’s wish and unite England, will Uthred faced a difficult decision posed.
Eoferwic is Danish and so Uthred either has to side with his great love Aethelflaed and fight against his daughter Stiorra, or he and his daughter fight against the love of his life …
The mission to win back Bebbanburg has always failed. Most recently, Uthred’s cousin Whitgar murdered Beocca and took Bebbanburg. Surely Uthred will Revenge for the murder of Father Beocca want to take.
The Last Kingdom: Season 5 production
Am 7th July 2020 Netflix officially gave the go-ahead for “The Last Kingdom” Season 5. Since then, the scripts have been worked on. Filming of the new episodes should finally start in September 2020. However, this date had to be postponed. But meanwhile the cast and crew have gathered in Hungary and the production of the 5th and final season is underway.
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The Last Kingdom: Not all books are adapted
The news that “The Last Kingdom” will end on season 5 means that not all of the novels by master author Bernard Cornwell will be adapted for the Netflix series. “War Lord”, the 13th volume in the Uhtred saga, was only released in October 2020. But as it stands now, volumes 11-13 will no longer be part of the Netflix show “The Last Kingdom”.
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|Genre||Drama, Action & Adventure|
|First broadcast in Germany||
|Networks||Netflix, BBC Two|
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