Series hit “Vikings” gets cinema competition – and that is quite promising
“Vikings” also belongs in Germany to the currently popular series. Not only are these fans can now look forward to more hard Viking Action: in the cinema, by a promising director with a strong cast.
Robert Eggers has announced his new project. The director of “The Witch” and “The Lighthouse” staged with “The Northman” a “Viking revenge saga, which in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century” plays “. By including the Skarsgard brothers and old friends he has a hammer-cast together. Not the only reason why the Vikings action sounds promising.
“The Northman” a “Viking revenge saga, which in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century” plays “.
That is why we are looking forward to “The Northman”
The makers: The main reason why one should expect something from “The Northman” of course, is Robert Eggers. With “The Witch” and “The Lighthouse” impressed us the director, genre cinema can give a new twist. Eggers is not the only promising name behind the camera.
The screenplay he wrote with the poet, novelist and songwriter Sjón, who wrote the lyrics for example, Björk and was nominated for one of her songs from “Dancer in the Dark” for an Oscar. Producer Lars Knudsen, who also produced Ari Asters horror masterpieces “midsummer” and “Hereditary”.
The performers: Oscar winning actress Nicole Kidman, the optically perfectly fitting into the Viking world Swedish brothers Bill Skarsgård ( “It 2”) and Alexander Skarsgård ( “True Blood”) and Anya Taylor Joy and Willem Dafoe, with which the director already at “the Witch” and “the Lighthouse” was working, will face the camera. About their roles not yet known, but this cast is impressive aboutmusics.
Vikings: Yes, there are “Vikings” and also with us in the newsroom, the series has some fans. But there is still next to a high-quality Viking material from the recent past? As we have already go far back in time – though not up to “The Vikings” with Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis in 1958, but a few years. And even there are films like “Valhalla Rising” by Nicolas Winding Refn only a few exceptions.
In the cinema: And finally speaks for “The Northman” natural that Eggers is planning a movie. And so many fans love the action in “Vikings”: Such Viking fights are on the big screens.
In the cinema:
Especially after the imminent end of “Vikings” (according to a study in Germany one of the most popular series in streaming services) is needed in any case continue Viking Supply (next to the announced spin-off). When “The Northman” could appear, but we do not yet know.
When “The Northman” could appear, but we do not yet know.