THE NORTHMAN (2022) Preview of Robert Eggars’ Viking epic

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The Northman is a 2022 action drama film that explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father.

Directed by Robert Eggers (The Lighthouse; The Witch) from a screenplay co-written with Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón (Lamb; Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre).

The Regency Enterprises production stars Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Ralph Ineson, Tadhg Murphy, Kate Dickie, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson and Claes Bang.



At the turn of the 10th century in Iceland, Viking prince Amleth (Alexander Skarsgård) sets out on a mission of revenge after his father is murdered…



In the USA, Focus Features will release The Northman on April 22, 2022. In the UK, Universal Pictures will release the film on the same day.

Main cast and characters:

Alexander Skarsgård … Amleth
Anya Taylor-Joy
Willem Dafoe … Heimir the Fool
Nicole Kidman … Queen Gudrun
Ethan Hawke … King Horwendil
Ralph Ineson
Tadhg Murphy … Eirikr Blaze-Eye
Kate Dickie … Halldora the Pict
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson … Thorfinnr
Claes Bang … Fjölnir
Ian Whyte … The Warrior King
Ingvar Sigurdsson … The Sorcerer
Björk … Seeress
Gustav Lindh … Thorir
Olwen Fouéré … Ashildur Hofgythja
Murray McArthur … Hákon Iron-Beard
Jon Campling … Standard Bearer
Eldar Skar … Finnr
Phill Martin … Hallgrimr the Brow
Rebecca Ineson … Halla the Maiden
Seamus O’Hara … Audunn
Edgar Abram … Hersveinn Battle-Hard
Magne Osnes … Berserker Priest
Katie Pattinson … Shield Maiden
Lily Bird … Maiden King
Ian Gerard Whyte … Thorvaldr
Kevin Horsham … Völundur the Smith
Jack Walsh … Hallur Freymundur

Filming locations:

Ireland and Northern Ireland

Filming dates:

3rd August 2020 to December 2020.

Technical details:

Aspect ratio: 2.00: 1


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