Netflix’s The Last Kingdom has recently released the fourth season of the show which has been very well received by the fans. The popular show has spent several weeks as the UK’s top ten programs list.
Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories series novel-based show is set in the year 866 when England was divided into the seven kingdoms. Vikings intend to conquer all of the Heptarchy that belongs to Anglo-Saxon. The show is action-packed with gruesome plot and battles between Saxon and Vikings Dane.
Following the release of the fourth season on April 26th, 2020, it is speculated that this Netflix Original is likely to be renewed for another sensational season.
Nigel Marchant, executive producer of the show says in a statement that ” “We’re very hopeful,” furthering their excitement and willingness to work on season 5 he mentions, “I think all of us want to tell a story and it’s always much more satisfying if you can tell a complete story throughout all the various seasons.”
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However, the wait can be longer than fans can anticipate given the current scenario of a pandemic looming over our heads. Additionally, With the extraordinary scenes and more, a show like The Last Kingdom requires an elongated process. If all considered, the next season wouldn’t be out till the very end of 2021, possibly by 2022.
Just like the release date, there is no confirmation on the cast but some lead actors essentially Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg, Emily Cox, as Brida and Harry McEntire as Aethelwold are very much likely to be seen on the screen.
The show can have ten episodes in season 5 given that BBC Two network operated show’s season one and two hold eight episodes per season while the Netflix owned season three and four has ten episodes each.