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"Vikings: Valhalla" – Netflix Lands Michael Hirst's "Vikings" Sequel Series

Series creator and writer Michael Hirst's (Elizabeth, The Tudors) critically-acclaimed series Vikings may be ending its run on History, but Hirst's Vikings-verse will live on at Netflix with sequel series Vikings: Valhalla.Written and executive produced by Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive), Vikings: Valhalla begins 100 years after the original series concludes and dramatizes the[...]


"Vikings" Season 6: While He May Wear The Crown, Was He "Bjorn" to Lead? [TRAILER]

Series creator and writer Michael Hirst's (Elizabeth, The Tudors) critically-acclaimed series Vikings is set to storm its way back to HISTORY for its final season on Wednesday, December 4, at 9 p.m ET/PT - with the 20-episode sixth season kicking off with a two-hour premiere After the premiere, the following eight episodes will air every[...]

Katheryn Winnick Talks 'Vikings' Season 6, Fitting End for Lagertha

Katheryn Winnick, actress behind our warrior queen Lagertha from HISTORY's Vikings, has some thoughts about the 6th (and reportedly final) season of the series, including the end for her character.[caption id="attachment_1001348" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Katheryn WinnickPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]While talk of the series makes >this< reporter strangely emotional, we are indeed comforted by[...]

HISTORY Rep Confirms 'Vikings' Will End with Season 6, BUT-

Which is also something we've heard rumblings of for awhile now, because series creator and writer [of every single episode of the show] Michael Hirst loves to tease fans.There may be additional storylines to delve into with spinoff series, as THR mentions Hirst, HISTORY, and producer MGM Television are in "early discussions" for a series that[...]

28 Photos from the Vikings San Diego Comic-Con Panel

We were NOT disappointed by the trailer for the mid-season return of season 5; it's brutal and awesome, and it features the return of some of our favorite characters from season 5.But also, the amazing cast and series creator Michael Hirst (who's also written every single episode of the series) was in attendance, and seeing him[...]

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Vikings Season 6: Katheryn Winnick Shares Image of Battle-Bloody Lagertha

The former shield-maiden turned Earl then Queen has been through her share of battles, almost dying during the attempting siege in France.Series creator and writer Michael Hirst has spoken a bit about what season 5b may hold, teasing 'significant deaths' for characters I mean, I'll totally admit we were pretty sure that Floki (Gustaf Skarsgard) wasn't going[...]

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'Vikings' Creator Says the Show Is a Grown-Up Game of Thrones

HISTORY's Vikings just went on hiatus in the middle of season 5 (don't worry, this is their planned mid-season break), and left us all wondering, "what next?" A good drama series does this to its viewers often, and Michael Hirst is no stranger to this method.[caption id="attachment_753027" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Michael Hirst on set filming season 3 of Vikings,[...]

Vikings's Michael Hirst Adapting De Niro/Reno Spy Thriller Ronin to Series

Vikings creator and showrunner Michael Hirst (The Tudors) is hanging out the shingle on his new independent production company, and first up on its production plate is a series adaptation of the 1998 spy thriller Ronin Formed in conjunction with longtime producing partners Morgan O'Sullivan and James Flynn, Green Pavilion Entertainment was formed to "develop and produce high-end[...]

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Michael Hirst Talks Vikings Season 5 Details And Future

Vikings series creator and writer Michael Hirst is always a wealth of knowledge Aside from writing every single episode of the History Channel series, he speaks about his characters with reverence and understanding.  He likes them, he values them, and he knows fans do too.[caption id="attachment_753027" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Michael Hirst on set filming season 3[...]

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Ivar The Boneless (Alex Hogh Andersen) Talks Vikings Season 5

That is, until show creator and writer Michael Hirst introduced us to Ivar the Boneless.  Alex Hogh Andersen stepped into the role of the adult Ivar after the show's second time jump, bringing the many sons of Ragnar into their adult years Based on a historical personality, Ivar the Boneless is a character built on the twin[...]

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'Vikings' Unleashes Valkyries In First Trailer For Season 5

After previously announcing that Season 5 would be the final for the show, they took it back and picked up Michael Hirst's raiding epic for a 6th season.The first half of Vikings Season 5 is set to premiere on November 29th, and thanks to IGN, we have our first glimpse of what's in store:Season 4 was a[...]

Vikings Season 4 Trailer Debuts At Comic-Con

The series is from creator and sole writer Michael Hirst.https://youtu.be/G3DwTh_aPKw The History Channel showed off the trailer for the fourth season of Vikings today at SDCC. The remaining 10 episodes of season four is slated to premiere this Fall The series is from creator and sole writer Michael Hirst.https://youtu.be/G3DwTh_aPKw[...]

Looking Back At The Vikings Season 2 Finale – Never A Slow Burn

Writer/creator Michael Hirst has given us one great tidbit of what is yet to come, and that will be the Viking invasion of Paris Now after the episode, the truly horrible part will be to have to wait.Bill Watters is an event producer, photographer, reporter, and software engineer living in San Francisco Currently loving writing[...]