The Last Kingdom season 3 coming to Netflix

The Last Kingdom s3Netflix has confirmed the release date for the upcoming season of the historical epic, The Last Kingdom, based on the Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell.

The series will air in mid-November. A poster and short teaser were also released to promote the action-packed season.

The saga recounts the life and adventures of the warrior Uhtred of Bebbanburg (played by Alexander Dreymon), particularly his complex relationship with King Alfred the Great (played by David Dawson) and his struggle to reconcile his Briton birth and Danish upbringing.

As previously reported, the first two seasons aired on BBC Two and then Netflix got involved in the project in late 2017. Season one was based on the first and second books, The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman. Season two then adapted the third and fourth novels, The Lords of the North and Sword Song. The third season will comprise of ten episodes and will be based on the next two books in the series, The Burning Land and Death of Kings.

ScreenRant reports that the series will see the arrival of the following new characters and cast members:

“Ola Rapace (Skyfall) as Danish warrior Bloodhair, Thea Sofie Loch Næss (One Night in Oslo) as the dangerous seer Skade, Timothy Innes (Harlots) as King Alfred’s heir, Edward, and Magnus Bruun (Sprinter Galore, The Bridge) as Cnut.”

Here is the official synopsis for Season 3:

“The new season will see King Alfred consider his legacy, as his dream of uniting the kingdoms of England is jeopardised by incessant Danish attacks. Alfred knows that the only man with the power to crush the uprising and secure the Wessex dynasty is the great warrior and hero Uhtred, but when their volatile relationship reaches breaking point, Uhtred must confront the difficult truth: if he deserts Alfred’s cause, everything he has fought for will be forever changed.”

Don’t miss the third season of The Last Kingdom on November 19 on Netflix.

Check out the thrilling teaser below: