The British historical drama series The Last Kingdom will be returning with is the fifth season, and fans can’t wait any longer to see what happens after the explosive finale of season 4. Based on The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell, the show made its official debut 2015 and has managed to become of the most love historical dramas of recent times.
We have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about The Last Kingdom Season 5.
What is the Plot of The Last Kingdom Season 5?
The Last Kingdom has finally been given a green light for its fifth season by Netflix, and so prepare yourself for some epic drama. Season 4 concluded on a high note, and fans are looking forward to seeing how season 5 unfolds. The original source material consists of 12 books and according to the latest updates, The Last Kingdom Season 5 will be covering parts 9 and 10, so fans are optimistic for another season beyond season 5.
In an interview, Carnival Films’ executive producer, Nigel Marchant revealed that they were overwhelmed with the crazy response for season 4, and they are thrilled to showcase the next stage of Uhtred’s next stage real quest in the upcoming fifth season Netflix.
The official synopsis of season 5 has been released, and according to it, in The Last Kingdom Season 5, Uhtred will release his true destiny, and he has a major purpose in life other than Bebbanburg which will decide the future of England. Uhtred will be in-charge of King Edward’s first-born son Aethelstan’s training and he will mentor him to become a warrior, however, his true destiny is something other than that, to achieve it, he will have to face his greatest enemy and deal with his greatest loss yet. Apart from this, season 5 will also reveal the fate of Lady Aelswith.
Who is in the Cast of The Last Kingdom Season 5?
The cast of The Last Kingdom Season 5 will include:
- Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg
- Millie Brady as Lady Aelthelflaed of Mercia
- Timothy Innes as King Edward (Lady Aelthelflaed’s brother)
- Eliza Butterworth as Aelswith (uncertain)
- Ian Hart as Beocca
- Arnas Fedaravicius as Sihtric
- Mark Rowley as Finan
- Emily Cox as Brida
- David Dawson as Alfred
- Harry McEntire as Aethelwold
- James Northcote as Aldhelm
- Ewan Mitchell as Osferth
We expect to hear about the inclusion of new faces in the upcoming days.
When is The Last Kingdom Season 5 update? Where to Watch it?
The Last Kingdom Season 5 is expected to arrive in late 2021 on Netflix. Netflix hasn’t revealed the official update of season 5, however, we will keep you posted as soon as the announcement is made.