Netflix has already been very obedient regarding their popular web series and why wouldn’t they? The platform has been receiving great appreciation regarding its collection and its own web series. One of their recently popular series is The Last Kingdom.
Every fan of this ancient traditional story has been waiting for its upcoming season 5. The Last Kingdom is a popular Netflix show which has been releasing its 4 seasons back to back for the audience. The show has received popular feedback and appreciation from the audience lately.
Now, the show is further looking to release yet another reason. But when is it going to happen? What will be the storyline of it? If you are someone who is looking for answers to all these types of questions then I can help.
In this article, we’ll be sharing everything that has happened so far regarding season 5 of The last kingdom for you. Keep your eyes on every word because it will help you a lot 🙂
The last kingdom – What is it?
The television series was initially released in 2015 for the audience on BBC America. The British Television series which follows the historical drama set of stories is amazing for some who love to watch the old yet astonishing old stories. This TV series is based on a popular novel named The Saxon Stories by Bernad’s Cornwell.
After the show was released on the two platforms of BBC Network in 2015, the show was taken by Netflix in 2018. After that, the show has been running under their broadcasting channel.
The story is a historical drama based on Uhtred who is the main protagonist of this series.
Moreover, when the first season of this series ended, the show was immediately booked for the second season. Till now, there have been 4 seasons of The last kingdom.
After the end of the last season, the audience demanded neither season as the story was not yet complete and their main protagonist is yet to do something big.
The last kingdom Season 5 – Confirmed By the Officials?
After the end of the fourth season in 2020, People were worried whether or not the series would release another season or not. The officials later confessed and announced that the series had been renewed for another season. There is enough confirmation by the officials and the main cast, Bernad Cornwell himself confronted a lot of things that make it pretty obvious that the series will be back for us.
Moreover, Netflix has himself confirmed in his Instagram post captioning that “The last kingdom is Here”.
Also, the Official Executive of Carnival Films, Mr. Nigel Marchant said,
“We are really proud of The Last Kingdom, which continues to entertain audiences all over the world. We had such a tremendous response to the last season, so are thrilled to be bringing it back for season five on Netflix. With such a loyal fanbase, we’re excited to give viewers a chance to follow Uhtred on the next stage of his quest.“
He further added, “The fans have been amazing. It’s been a word-of-mouth thing. We’ve never had a lot of advertising. We somehow manage to survive anyway and that’s all thanks to the fans. They’re extremely supportive, extremely kind, and very enthusiastic. We’re all very grateful.“
The Last Kingdom Season 5 – What is the Release Date of this show?
The show got renewed in 2020 but at that time the situation of the world wasn’t so nice. We all know that the series will probably take more than a year to start its production and the same thing happens too. The Last Kingdom was officially booked for another season but there was no release date.
Till now, the officials haven’t confirmed the proper release date to the audience and everyone is wondering about season 5.
But there is another good news for the audience and that is, the production of this series has finally started. Yes! After a year and long wait, the officials have already confirmed in their official Twitter account that the series is renewed and the production has started this year.
The post says, “The reckoning is approaching…
Thank you all so much for your continued support and we’ll have more exciting content to share with you soon!”
The reckoning is approaching…
It’s official! We’re all back shooting #Season5 of #TheLastKingdom.
Thank you all so much for your continued support and we’ll have more exciting content to share with you soon! pic.twitter.com/llAvG0wptK
— The Last Kingdom (@TheLastKingdom) April 30, 2021
The fans are more than happy with the news. As the production is finally happening, we can see the series super soon. Regarding the release date, sadly, it isn’t confirmed yet.
If there will be any further updates and a confirmed Release Date by the officials, I’ll let you guys know by updating this article.
The Last Kingdom Season 5 – What will be the storyline?
The official look of the storyline has been uploaded by Netflix which clearly says the fifth season is going to be as good as you all thought. In the upcoming season, Uhtred will decide that he is more than just a king of Bebbanburg. He realized that his power is more dominating that he can actually take over England itself.
But with the temptation for power, there is much more waiting for him on the road. In reality, Uhtred is in charge of training the eldest son of Aethelstan for a warrior but he wants more.
EP Merchant, who is have said about the plot of The Last Kingdom that,
“I think we want to tell the story of these separate kingdoms coming together and how that union happens, and also does Uhtred get back to Bebbanburg? Does he get his dream? Does he find his legacy?
“And what’s his involvement in bringing these kingdoms together?“
As the show follows the story of the original book by the author Cornwell’s Saxon, we might see a lot of similarities with the story. Season 5 of The Last Kingdom is going to be based on the ninth book named Warrior of the Storm. According to a report, the series will further look for some of the incidents based on book 10 which is named The Flame Bearer.
The Last Kingdom Season 5 – Is there any Official Trailer?
The official trailer of The Last Kingdom is not released yet and neither the officials are announcing anything regarding it. But the official Youtube of The Last Kingdom has released a video titled “The Last Kingdom | We Are Back”.
If you are someone who hasn’t watched the video yet then I’ll help you with it.
What are the ratings of this show?
The show received appreciation and feedback from the people. Even the critics have rated the show with amazing ratings making it suitable for the audience to watch it. If you are someone who hasn’t seen this series and looking forward to watching it then this is your ultimate sign.
In this section, I’ll show you the ratings and reviews of this show.
Starting with the IMDb rating of this show, the show has been rated 8.4/10 in this category. With 91% of the rotten tomatoes, this show is something for you. TV.com has rated the show with an 8.8/10 rating. The audience has also shown a great response to this show making it bring back again.
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