Vikings is a History Channel drama that premiered on the network in 2013. In 2019, fans learn that there will be a sequel series, Vikings: Valhalla. At the time, fans anticipated that the first season would premiere within the next year or so. Come to find out, production for Vikings: Valhalla is handled differently than the original. Keep reading to find out more about Netflix’s plans for the sequel series.
What is Vikings: Valhalla?
After Season 6 of Vikings fans are eager to know when they can see more. Fans were given just enough information to get their hopes up back in 2019. According to Deadline, Vikings: Valhalla is set 100 years after Vikings. The sequel series will depict the adventures of historical Vikings like Lief Erikcons, Freydis, Harald Harada, and the Norman King William the Conqueror.
Valhalla awaits! ⚔ The golden age of The HISTORY Channel’s “Vikings” comes to a close this summer as the sixth and final season sets its broadcast premiere for Saturday, June 5 at 8/7c on @HISTORY. Watch the official trailer now! pic.twitter.com/NLTEE6toyy
— #Vikings (@HistoryVikings) May 10, 2021
Executive producer, Michael Hirst has this to say about Vikings: Valhalla. “I know that the millions of our fans across the globe will be thrilled by the belief being shown in our show by MGM and Netflix. Jeb Stuart, a truly wonderful writer, will bring new storylines and a powerful visceral vision to stories about some of the most famous Vikings known to history.”
Fans familiar with Vikings know that that the show is formatted into 10 episode half seasons. So, 20 episodes would make a complete season. How many episodes has Netflix ordered for Vikings: Valhalla? Just 24. Concerningly, people speculated that meant that Netflix was getting just one season of the series. That turns out to not be the case. According to What’s On Netflix, Vikings: Valhalla is formatted to be three, eight-episode seasons.
How to watch Vikings
For viewers looking to catch up on Vikings before the sequel series releases, they won’t be able to do so on Netflix. While the streaming platform is expected to pursue Subscription Video on Demand rights, they don’t have them yet. So, if you’re looking to watch Vikings, you’ll have to do so on Hulu or Amazon Prime Video.
Are you excited to know Vikings: Valhalla is coming to Netflix? What do you think about the order for three seasons? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Make sure to come back to TV Shows Ace for more Netflix news.
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