BBC America has released a new trailer for their upcoming series The Last Kingdom. The series is a contemporary story of redemption, vengeance and self-discovery set against the birth of England. The eight part drama series follows young warrior and outsider, Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon), on a fierce mission to reclaim his birthright.
Adapted from Bernard Cornwell's best-selling series of books The Saxon Stories, The Last Kingdom combines real historical figures and events with fiction, re-telling the history of King Alfred the Great and his desire to unite the many separate kingdoms into what would become England.
The Last Kingdom premieres Saturday, October 10th.