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Vikings on History: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Six?

Vulture Watch How far can the Vikings extend their reach? Is the Vikings TV show cancelled or renewed for a sixth season on History? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Vikings, season six. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About? A History channel action-adventure series, the fifth season of Vikings stars Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen, Peter Franzén, Katheryn Winnick, Jordan Patrick Smith, Gustaf Skarsgård, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. The period drama delves into the Viking warriors and their strange, ruthless world. Season five kicks off with Ivar the Boneless (Andersen) asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, as Queen Lagertha (Winnick) reigns as over Kattegat. Meanwhile,
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Vikings: History Evp Talks About the Future of the TV Series

Fans don't have to worry that the Vikings TV show on History will be cancelled in the near future. The fifth season just kicked off last week, and back in September, History renewed Vikings for season six. Still, how long should the audience expect this historical drama to run? According to History's new programming Executive Vice President, Eli Lehrer, it sounds like the decision to continue or end Vikings largely lies with creator and writer Michael Hirst. A History channel action-adventure series, the fifth season of Vikings stars Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen, Peter Franzén, Katheryn Winnick, Jordan Patrick Smith, Gustaf Skarsgård, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. The period drama delves into the Viking warriors and their strange, ruthless world. Read More…
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Vikings: Season Five Ratings

Despite another ratings drop last year, fans don't have to wonder about whether the Vikings TV show will be cancelled or renewed for a sixth season on History. The cable network picked up season six, back in September of this year. What's less clear is whether or not that early renewal was for Viking's final installment. This time around, will the Norse saga's Nielsen numbers warrant a seventh season, or even more? Stay tuned. A History channel action-adventure series, the fifth season of Vikings stars Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen, Peter Franzén, Katheryn Winnick, Jordan Patrick Smith, Gustaf Skarsgård, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. The period drama delves into the Viking warriors and their strange, ruthless world. Season five kicks off with Ivar the Boneless (Andersen) asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, as Queen Lagertha (Winnick) reigns as over Kattegat. Meanwhile, after
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Vikings: Season Five Teased as Season Six Production Begins

"Who will rise?" History has just released a new teaser for season five of Vikings.The historical drama takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The cast also includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig.Read More…
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Will There Ever Be Medieval or Roman Theme Parks in Westworld? Sure Seems Like It

While the adventures of Dolores and Teddy in Westworld are perfect for any western fan, it looks like the highly anticipated second season of HBO's sci-fi drama will be exploring new genres (of amusement parks, that is). It's long been assumed that Samurai World would be introduced, especially after the show's Samurai-heavy installation at San Diego Comic-Con this Summer. Fortunately, it seems Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy also have some other exciting parks to introduce in season two. On the second day of the Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit in La, Nolan and Joy were asked about what other parks from Michael Crichton's original 1973 film would make an appearance in new episodes, if any. Nolan went on to explain that the reason they left out Roman World and Medieval World in season one was because "we had to save something for season two." That certainly makes it
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Vikings renewed for sixth season by History

History has announced that it has given a 20-episode sixth season order to its hit historical drama series Vikings, which is slated to begin production in the fall.

“It has been my pleasure and my privilege to work with History and our partner MGM over five seasons and 69 episodes of Vikings,” said creator Michael Hirst. “Now we are ready to begin production of a 20 episode season six that will deliver a huge and unexpected revelation to our audience. There are many reasons why I love this show, not least for the commitment and creativity of everyone involved in making it, but perhaps even more important is the spirit that drives this production – one of the happiest, most collaborative and most authentic productions I have ever been involved with. And so we sail on.”

Vikings has creatively sailed to monumental lengths,” added Eli Lehrer, executive vice president of programming for History.
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Vikings: Season Four Ratings

Do the ratings for the Vikings TV show matter to the folks over at History? The series saw another big drop in the ratings last year --- down 28% in the demo and 44% in viewers -- but the cable channel renewed it for a supersized fourth season anyway. Will the numbers keep falling? Cancelled or renewed for a fifth season? Stay tuned.Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The rest of the large cast includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, Alexander Ludwig, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Paakkonen, Kevin Durand, Jennie Jacques, Peter Franzen, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Dianne Doan, and John Kavanagh.Read More…
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Vikings: Season Six Renewal for History TV Series

Valhalla will have to wait. History has renewed its Vikings TV show for a sixth season, ahead of season five, which premieres on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 9:00pm Et/Pt. Production on the sixth season will begin in Ireland, this fall. So far, there is no news on whether season six will be the finale installment of Vikings. When we know more, you will too. Airing on the History channel, the first four seasons of Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Viking warrior and farmer Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel). The cast also includes Linus Roache, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Gustaf Skarsgård, Clive Standen, Alyssa Sutherland, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Pääkkönen, Kevin Durand, Peter Franzén, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Moe Dunford, John Kavanagh, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Read More…
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‘Vikings’ Renewed for Season 6 at History Ahead of Season 5 Premiere

‘Vikings’ Renewed for Season 6 at History Ahead of Season 5 Premiere
Vikings” has been renewed for Season 6 at History before the show’s fifth season has even premiered, the network announced Tuesday.

History has ordered a 20 episode sixth season of the drama series, with production slated to begin this fall in Ireland. The first half of Season 5 will premiere on Nov. 29, with the second half airing in 2018. In addition, series regular Katheryn Winnick will make her directorial debut in Season 6, helming one episode.

The Season 5 cast includes series regulars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who joined this season as Bishop Heahmund, along with Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen, Jordan Smith and Marco Ilso.

Michael Hirst created the series and also serves as its sole writer and executive producer. Morgan O’Sullivan of World 2000, Sheila Hockin, John Weber of Take 5 Productions, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer, and James Flynn also serve as executive producers. Arturo Interian serves as the executive in charge of production for History. “Vikings
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Alexander Skarsgärd Scares His Brother Bill at the It Premiere

Think Pennywise the Dancing Clown is scary? He's nothing compared to Alexander Skarsgärd. The 41-year-old star made a surprise appearance at Hollywood's Tcl Chinese Theatre Tuesday to support his brother Bill Skarsgärd, who plays the villain (a.k.a. Bob Gray) in the movie It. (Their brother Gustaf Skarsgård, who stars in History Channel's Vikings, also hit the red carpet.) As Bill posed for photographers, looking straight-faced as ever, Alexander (in an Ermenegildo Zegna Couture shirt, suit and tie) snuck up on him and proceeded to make a series of silly faces. At one point, Alexander snarled behind him and placed a hand on Bill's shoulder. The younger Skarsgärd, who...
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Haugesund: Joachim Trier’s ‘Thelma’ Takes Norwegian Critics’ Prize

Haugesund: Joachim Trier’s ‘Thelma’ Takes Norwegian Critics’ Prize
Haugesund, Norway — Director Joachim Trier’s “Thelma,” which opened the 45th Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund on Aug. 20, won the Norwegian Critics’ Prize, one of the top awards at the event which wrapped on Thursday night with the closing night screening of Finnish director Dome Karukoski’s “Tom of Finland.”

Lionized by Norwegian critics – one announcing “a new triumph for Trier”- the director is now bound for Toronto for the film’s international premiere.

Of further big winners at this year’s Haugesund Festival, Swedish director Jesper GanslandtJimmie” – represented by Swedish producer Hedvig Lundgren – took the €50,000 ($59,000) Eurimages Lab Project Prize.

First seen at Goteborg, “Young Dreams,” from Sweden’s “Rojda Sekersöz, about a young woman ex-con’s battle to go straight despite peer pressure and a hostile society, took the Fipresci Intl. Federation of Film Critics’ Prize.

“Artistically we could not have had a better start than ‘Thelma,’ but
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Emmys 2017 Poll: What Should Win for Outstanding Drama Series?

Emmys 2017 Poll: What Should Win for Outstanding Drama Series?
The Iron Throne is empty this year… so who will step up to claim the Emmys‘ big prize?

With last year’s winner Game of Thrones out of the running (the current Season 7 will be eligible next year), this year’s seven-way race for Outstanding Drama Series is as wide open as we can remember. And there’s plenty of new blood in the mix: Five of the seven nominees are freshman series, led by NBC’s tearjerking family hit This Is Us, Hulu’s haunting dystopian thriller The Handmaid’s Tale and HBO’s chilly sci-fi mindbender Westworld.

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Westworld: Season Two; Three Actors Join HBO TV Show

Westworld has some new company. Variety reports Gustaf Skarsgård, Fares Fares, and Betty Gabriel have joined season two of the HBO TV show.Based on the 1973 movie, the sci-fi Western is set in a futuristic theme park where visitors pay a lot of money to act out their Wild West fantasies while interacting with lifelike robot “hosts.” The cast includes Jeffrey Wright, Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, and Shannon Woodward.Read More…
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Westworld Season 2 adds three more to its cast

The second season of HBO’s new hit series Westworld has added three new additions to its cast. Gustaf Skarsgård (Vikings) and Fares Fares (Tyrant) have been cast as series regulars for the upcoming season while Betty Gabriel (Good Girls Revolt) has secured a recurring role.

Skarsgård will portray Karl Strand, “a white-collar guy comfortable in the field” while Fares is Antoine Costa, “a tech expert with an objective perspective”. Gabriel’s recurring character is Maling, a woman who “is trying to restore order on the ground”.

The three actors join newcomers Katja Herbers, Louis Herthum, Neil Jackson and Jonathan Tucker to the series. Herbers has been cast as Grace, a seasoned guest of Westworld who has an untimely visit to the park along with Jackson’ Nicholas, “a charming and resourceful man who finds himself in uncharted territory”. Tucker, meanwhile, will play Major Craddock, a military officer. Season One’s
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‘Westworld’ Season 2 Adds Three Actors, Including ‘Vikings’ Star

‘Westworld’ Season 2 Adds Three Actors, Including ‘Vikings’ Star
Westworld” Season 2 is rounding out its cast with the addition of three new actors, Variety has confirmed.

Gustaf Skarsgård (pictured above), Fares Fares, and Betty Gabriel will all be joining the HBO series’ sophomore season. Skarsgård, known for playing Floki on the History series “Vikings,” will play Karl Strand, described as a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. Fares, who has appeared on the FX series “Tyrant” and in “Rogue One,” will play Antoine Costa, a tech expert. Gabriel, who most recently appeared in the blockbuster film “Get Out,” will be playing Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground.

Skarsgård and Fares will be series regulars, while Gabriel will be recurring. Skarsgård is repped by Mgmt. Entertainment and Agentfirman Planthaber/Kildén/Mandic in Sweden. Fares is repped by Magnolia Entertainment. Gabriel is repped by Greene & Associates Talent and Generate.

The three are the latest additions to the cast. Previously
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‘Westworld’: Gustaf Skarsgård & Fares Fares Cast As Regulars For Season 2, Betty Gabriel To Recur In HBO Series

Vikings veteran Gustaf Skarsgård and Fares Fares (Tyrant) are set as series regulars and Betty Gabriel (Good Girls Revolt) will recur in the second season of Westworld, HBO's multi-Emmy-nominated breakout sci-fi Western. Skarsgård will play Karl Strand, a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. Fares will portray Antoine Costa, a tech expert with an objective perspective. Gabriel is Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground. The three find themselves in an…
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Vikings' Gustaf Skarsgård Joins Westworld Season 2 as Series Regular

Vikings' Gustaf Skarsgård Joins Westworld Season 2 as Series Regular
Westworld has issued three more park passes ahead of Season 2.

Vikings actor Gustaf Skarsgård is set to join HBO’s Emmy-nominated sci-fi Western as a series regular, TVLine has confirmed. Additionally, Fares Fares (Tyrant) has come aboard as a regular and Betty Gabriel (Good Girls Revolt) is set to recur.

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Skarsgård will play Karl Strand, a white-collar guy comfortable in the field, while Fares takes on the role of Antoine Costa, a tech expert with an objective perspective. Gabriel will be playing Maling, who is trying to restore order on the ground.
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Vikings: Season Five Premiere Date Revealed by History

Vikings will be back just in time for the holidays. Recently, History announced season five will premiere in November.The period drama takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The cast also includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig.Read More…
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Vikings: Season 5 TV Show Trailer & Premiere Date: The Lothbrok Civil War [History, Sdcc 2017]

Comic-Con Vikings: Season 5 Trailer and Premiere Date History‘s Vikings: Season 5 TV show trailer from the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Alexander Ludwig, and Gustaf Skarsgård. Vikings: Season 5’s plot synopsis: “Season five begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting [...]

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