The Last Kingdom is a UK series, which plot is based on the historical novels. The premiere took place on autumn 2015. 10 episodes of a second series are expected to be released in 2017. The shooting of series was started in 2014. It was produced for to be broadcasted on BBC America as well as BBC Two. The scenes for the first seasons were filmed in the UK as well as Hungary. In 2016, the second season was begun filming in Budapest. The first series and the seconds cover four original novels.
In this season, the cast was added by R. Rankin, M. Brady, T. Lindhardt, and P. McDonald. It is also expected that M. Samuelsson and B. Bengtsson will also be starting in this TV series.
- Alexander Dreymon (plays the main character of Uhtred),
- Adrian Bower (plays the character of Leofric),
- Harry McEntire (plays the character of Aethelwold),
- Joseph Millson (plays the character of ?lfric),
- David Dawson (plays the character of Alfred),
- Matthew Macfadyen (plays the character of Lord Uhtred),
- Emily Cox (plays the character of Brida),
- Thomas W. Gabrielsson (plays the character of Guthrum),
- Ian Hart (plays the character of Beocca),
- Brian Vernel (plays the character of Odda),
- Amy Wren (plays the character of Mildrith),
- Rune Temte (plays the character of Ubba),
- Tobias Santelmann (plays the character of Ragnar),
- Simon Kunz (plays the character of Odda),
- Charlie Murphy (plays the character of Iseult).
In 892, England, as we know it today, did not exist. Instead, there were seven different kingdoms. The lands of Saxon were constantly attacked and often controlled by Danes. Wessex has to protect its areas without relying on help from outside.
The main character is Uhtred, an orphan, and Saxon’s son. He is seized and taken away by Danes. In initially, he was a slave but in some time he became Dane’s son. The boy was grown up as one of them. Uhtred constantly struggles to choose between a country of this origin and those with whom he has been growing up. His feelings are tested all the time. He appears in Wessex at times when Alfred the king was trying to unite the fighting lands.
The series has caused a range of positive critical reviews. Its ratings have been of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes. An average rating has been 7.4 out of 10. Its Metacritic score has earned 78/100. The show has received positive reviews from The Guardian, The Independent, the Daily Telegraph, and others.
The Last Kingdom: Trailer – BBC Two
The Last Kingdom – Trailer 2 – Legendado PTBR