Vikings fans – we finally have a date for the new season! Vikings returns to HISTORY on November 29, 2017 with a 2 hour season premiere starting at 9pm ET. We’re so excited to be able to share this news, fresh out of San Diego Comic-Con.
Season 5 of the multiple Emmy® Award-nominated series begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, while Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Ivar’s murder of his brother Sigurd sets the stage for vicious battles to come as Ragnar’s sons plot their next moves after avenging their father’s death. Bjorn follows his destiny into the Mediterranean Sea and Floki who is suffering from the loss of his wife Helga, takes to the seas submitting himself to the will of the gods. This season is full of startling alliances and unbelievable betrayals as the Vikings fight to rule the world.
As previously announced, Golden Globe® Award-winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers joins the cast as the pivotal character, Heahmund, a warrior bishop. Ontario-native Kris Holden-Ried (Lost Girl) will appear throughout the season as the character Eyvind, an important warrior in Kattegat who decides to travel and settle his family in a new land. Canadian Adam Copeland (Haven) plays Ketill Flatnose, a fierce and brave warrior chosen to be one of the leaders of the Viking party intent on travelling to Iceland.
Several of the Vikings cast members were in San Diego to make the announcement along with Vikings creator Michael Hirst. This next season is sure to be full of all the drama, excitement, and intrigue that we have come to expect from the hit drama.
Can’t wait to see you this fall for Vikings Season 5 on HISTORY.