The Last Kingdom Season 5 : Latest Updates

The Last Kingdom Season 5

The renewal update of The Last Kingdom for Season 5 is out there and now fans are becoming desperate to know when it will be out. Here’s everything you need to know!


The Last Kingdom Season 5 : Release Date

The Last Kingdom is returning for season five on Netflix and filming is getting underway sooner than you might expect.


While the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc with much of film and television production, the team behind the historical drama are aiming to jet out to Hungary to start. The last kingdom five filming before the end of the year.

The shooting of season 5 will be started by the end of this year under very strict covid-19 guidelines.

The Last Kingdom Season 5 : Plot

The series is based on “The Saxon Stories” novels by Bernard Cornwell. It follows the adventures of Uhtred of Bebbanburg (Alexander Dreymon), a warrior born a Saxon but raised as a Dane, in ninth and tenth century England. Uhtred becomes an unlikely ally of King Alfred of Wessex (David Dawson) and his family as the king seeks to unite all the kingdoms of England under one ruler as Vikings ravage the country.

Season 5 will be 10 episodes program on Netflix. Season 5 will be based The Saxon Stories: Warriors of the Storm and The Flame Bearer and will cover the stories of Books 9 and 10.


Uhtred will continue his quest in England beyond Bebbanburg. He will King Edward’s son, Aethelstan as warrior. As the producers have discussed the fifth season as the greatest heartbreak in Uthred’s story, this will be developed accordingly in seaosn 5.

The Last Kingdom Season 5 : Cast Details

The whole cast is expected to reprise their roles.
1) Rowley as Finan,
2) Joseph Millson as Uthred’s uncle,
3) Ian Hart as Berocca,
4) Toby Regbo as Aethelred,
5) Stefanie Hartini as Eadith
6) Jamie Blackley as Eardwulf

We will also see Timothy Innes, Emily Cox and Eliza Butterworth in the cast once again.

The Last Kingdom Season 5 : Filming Updates

What’s on Netflix previously said that the production for Last Kingdom Season 5 would start in November 2020. The cast and crew will be working under strict restrictions due to Covid-19 pandemic. However, we are yet to receive the latest updates related to the filming of The Last Kingdom Season 5.


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