Shield walls in the ready! Netflix’s historical drama The Last Kingdom, according to Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories book series, was renewed for a fourth year.
Here is everything you want to know about The Last Kingdom series four — in the probable launch date, cast, plot data, and latest information on the show…
When is The Last Kingdom, year four published on Netflix?
The renewal of the show was first declared in December 2018 through the official Twitter page of The Kingdom.
Back in April 2019, Netflix verified that filming had started to the 10 new episodes — and in July 2019, the series’s Instagram page encouraged fans to”unite Uhtred second year on Netflix as the conflict continues” — it appears that year four will arrive at 2020.
But at this point, there are no more specific details on when this could be…
What’s The Last Kingdom about?
Set from the 9th century AD, the show is based on The Saxon Stories books of Bernard Cornwell, with every season after 2 books’ events. Our hero is the son of Uhtred, a boy who is brought up by Danes, as soon as he is captured by them and opt to raise him.
But, Uhtred betrayed, and the Danes come to feel he murdered the warlord Ragnar that the Elder, his father. Uhtred is made to go to Wessex, the only one of the seven kingdoms (that constitute what we currently think of as England) that is not in Danish control.
Once arrived, he also offers his help — including comprehension of the Danes’ battle plans –Alfred, into the Wessex king.
What’s going to take place in year 4 — and who’s from the cast?
The Pagan Lord, printed in 2013 and another book to be accommodated for the show, jumps forward a decade — that, when Netflix adheres to the deadline, will signify an original batch of young celebrities, such as Uhtred’s kids by Gisela, who at the novels are all grown up.
Alexander Dreymon is set to return as Uhtred of Bebbanburg (looking possibly somewhat greyer), also, together with all the alliances between the kingdoms fractured, he considers the timing is right to challenge his uncle Aelfric, performed with Joseph Millson.
With these will probably be lots of the returning cast, such as Ian Hart (Father Beocca), Toby Regbo (Aethelred), Emily Cox (Brida), Timothy Innes (Kind Edward), Eliza Butterworth (Aelswith), Mark Rowley (Finan), Millie Brady (Aethelflaed), Magnus Bruun (Cnut) and Jeppe Beck Laursen (Hasten).
Netflix has also verified that Prime Suspect 1973 celebrity Stefanie Martini will join the cast as Eadith, “Aethelred’s new love conquest.”
Jamie Blackley (The Halcyon, Should I Stay) will join the cast as Aethelred’s brand new right-hand guy Eardwulf.