Netflix's Vikings: Valhalla' (TV Series) Cast, Casting Calls, Auditions, and news you should know.Vikings: Valhalla is an upcoming historical action-fiction drama TV series, created by screenwriter Jeb Stuart and will be a spin-ff from History's Vikings. The TV series takes place 100 years after the original TV series and will revisit stories from some of the most popular Norsemen including Leif Erikson, Freydís Eiríksdóttir, Harald Hardrada and the Norman King William the Conqueror (a Viking descendant). The show is set a century after the adventures of History's Vikings, which is the end of the Viking Age. After the death of King Edward the Confessor, three lords attempt to claim the English throne, which changes the future of England forever. Leif Erikson has led a ship of Greenlanders across North. While he is loyal to his family, he has trouble with his father, Erik the Red. Freydís Eiríksdóttir is Leif Erikson's half-sister and after a sexual assault by a group of Christian Vikings makes her violently anti-Christian, she becomes the leader and defender of the Old Norse religion against the rising wave of Christianity, which is engulfing Scandinavia. Freydís Eiríksdóttir is romantically drawn into a relationship with Torsen, a well-spoken Christian Viking from a Royal family. He has just outlasted the St. Brice's Day massacre, the attempted genocide of Scandinavians commanded by King Æthelred the Unready. Torsen is part of a force that is being gathered by King Harald Hardrada to revenge the killing. He is led by Alienor, his wise queen, and Earl Colby, an aspiring Anglo-Saxon counselor. Netflix casting directors for 'Vikings: Valhalla pilot is now casting and hiring actors, models, and talent to work on scenes starting this March 2020 in Ireland. Producers are looking for a wide arrange of actors to work on the show. 'Vikings' sequel will air on Netflix. The streaming company picked up 'Vikings: Valhalla', which is a sequel to the hit original series 'Vikings' that is heading into its sixth and final season on History. Netflix has reportedly ordered 24 episodes from the 'Vikings' creator Michael Hirst and MGM Television studios. According to Deadline, the show is described as follows "Vikings: Valhalla begins 100 years after the original series concludes and dramatizes the adventures of the most famous Vikings who ever lived: Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and the Norman King William the Conqueror (also a Viking descendant). These men and women will blaze new paths as they fight for survival in an ever-changing and evolving Europe. This is the explosive next chapter of the Vikings legend." Vikings: Valhalla started shooting in early October 2020 at Ashford Studios, Wicklow, where Vikings were previously filmed. The filming was discontinued due to a number of positive COVID-19 tests, only to return after a few days. At the time a several of cast and crew were reported to have tested positive, however, it appeared that the production had received a number of false-positive tests.
Vikings: Valhalla Cast:
- Laura Berlin as Emma of Normandy
- Sam Corlett as Leif Eriksson
- Bradley Freegard as King Canute "the Great"
- Frida Gustavsson as Freydís Eiríksdóttir
- Caroline Henderson as Jarl Haakon
- Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson as Olaf "the Holy" Haraldsson
- Asbjørn Krogh as Jarl Kåre
- David Oakes as Earl Godwin
- Julian Seager as Jarl Gorm
- Leo Suter as Harald Sigurdsson
- Pollyanna McIntosh as Queen Ælfgifu of Denmark
- John Kavanagh as The Seer
- Pääru Oja as Arne Gormsson
'Vikings: Valhalla' Open Casting CallNetflix's "Valhalla" Open Casting Call We are once again open to applications for the current season of Valhalla. Please only get in touch if you live in Ireland. We are looking for adults from ALL Backgrounds.
SPECIFIC CASTING NOTICE
We are casting for and aiming to create an extremely specific look for a group of special extras.
You would need to be body confident.
The group will be made up to appear ‘emaciated & haggard.’
If you think you fit any of the criteria below & are interested in getting involved, please email us on ‘[email protected]’ and put the words AUTUMN 2020 CASTING in the subject bar of the email.
The body appearance that we are casting for is...
Wiry, slender, bone thin & angular.
Hollow cheeks & thin faces.
Willowy, waspish, gaunt & raw-boned.
In the email, please include the following...
Country of residence (you do need to reside in Ireland & have a PPS number)
Fit Actors Casting Call
We would live to see Southern European females in their 40’s with acting ability apply.
Also, males Fit & sporty aged 18-50yrs old.
Please email us on ‘[email protected]’ ASAP.
Must be based in Ireland!