While streaming TUDUM , the online event through which Netflix revealed the future plans of several of its productions such as Stranger Things or The Witcher , you can see the first glimpse of Vikings: Valhalla . The spin-off of the series that Michel Hirst created for History in 2013 and spanning six seasons, it had been announced in the catalog of titles that would arrive in 2022. In this context, it remained to be seen exactly when the episodes would be seen.
Vikings: Valhalla Release Date
As of today, Netflix has confirmed that Vikings: Valhalla It will debut on the platform on February 25. It’s a Friday (the day the broadcast service typically chooses for their shot put), so fans can immerse themselves in this universe and run a marathon with episodes from the first season. Although we know that there will be 24 episodes, we do not know how many will be part of the first installment.
The news was confirmed by the Netflix Geek Twitter account , where four new images from the show were also released. In one of them you can see a good amount of blood which suggests that the series will respect the level of violence that showed the childbirth that they knew how to direct, among others, Alexandre Ludwig , Travis Fimmel and Catherine Winnick . In another image, you can see Sam Corlett What Leif Eriksson is about to behead another character whose identity is not revealed because his back is turned.
The Plot of Vikings: Valhalla
The Netflix show will be produced by Michel Hirst , creator of the original show who will this time be part of the creative team but will delegate his role as showrunner . The one chosen to carry the strings was Jeb Stuart , known for co-writing one of the best action films: Tough to Kill , in 1988. Figures such as Frida gustavsson , Caroline Henderson , Léo Suter , Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson , Pollyanna McIntosh , Asbjørn Krogh , David Oakes , Pääru Oja , Louis Davison, Julien Seager , James Ballanger , Jack Mullarkey , Bosco hogan , Ethan Dillon , Álfrún Laufeyjardóttir , Alain Devine , Gavin o’connor , Yvonne Mai , Bill Murphy and Joakim Nätterqvist .
The series will begin a hundred years after being seen in Vikings , with the Viking community completely spread across Europe and with a lot of control over British lands. The protagonist will be Leif Eriksson , who for many historians is considered the first of the Nordic community to set foot in North America (the latter is excluded, in part, by the show, since the original series concluded with Ubbe and Floki in Canada). In this context, there will be three kings vying for the throne of England.