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The Last Kingdom Season 5 Netflix Release Date, Cast, Synopsis and More

The Trailer of The Last Kingdom Season 5

Sneak Peek into the Past

The Last Kingdom is a British television series which is based on “The Saxon Stories” series of novels by Bernard Cornwell. The first two seasons were released on BBC in 2015 and 2017 respectively. After that in 2018, Netflix took over the third season of The Last Kingdom. This season got an overwhelming response from audiences.

The premise of the show is set in 866 when England was divided into seven kingdoms. The Vikings captured York and other Anglo-Saxon lands are consequently attacked and ruled by them. Lastly, only the Kingdom of Wessex is left behind. The four seasons cover the story for about 40-45 years.

Renewal Status of The Last Kingdom 5

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The Last Kingdom Season 5 Source: Netflix

In December of 2018 just one month after the release of the third season, Netflix announced that it would be renewed for its fourth installment. The fourth season was released this year on 26th April and as a treat for its fans shall be renewed for the fifth time too. Season five will have 10 episodes similar to its past two seasons.

Considering the current situations of the coronavirus pandemic it is hard to predict the release of its fifth installment. But a smart guess would suggest it would be in late 2021.

Cast and What to Expect From The Last Kingdom Season 5

There are no confirmed details about who is returning for the fifth season. But it is for sure the prime members are going to reprise their roles. The cast mainly contains Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg, Adrian Schiller as Bethlehem. However, we are not sure if we will see Eliza Butterworth as Aelswith as she was poised by Adrian Schiller’s Bethlehem.

There are few theories surrounding the death of the protagonist played by Alexander Dreymon in the coming season. It is anticipated that Uhtred will realize that he is not just bound to Bebbanburg. Furthermore, his destiny is tied up to England as a whole. He probably has to face his greatest enemy of all time and has to suffer a great loss too. We might also get to see the union of the kingdoms.

The show will be an adaptation of the given novel series. Thus it is sure to unpack the events from books no. 9 and 10.

Synopsis of The Last Kingdom Season 5

This show has proved to be one of the finest shows ever made. It serves its perspective at its best. It is a masterpiece in terms of execution, storytelling, performances by the cast members, action sequences, and character development.

The casting for the show is on point and every character has its own story. That is why you are going to fall in love with each one of them. The portrayal of major characters is very well narrated. The brilliant performance by the cast makes your watch worthwhile. The writing department too has done a wonderful job. While the action scenes are beautifully cinematographed, the location for filming is spectacular too.

So if you haven’t watched the show before, go catch it on Netflix before its fifth season is out. You will undoubtedly love this one!

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The Last Kingdom Season 5 Source: Netflix

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