Vikings Season 5 Release Date And News: Michael Hirst Explains How The Fifth Season Will Start, To Arrive In Fall 2017?

Vikings season 4 ended at the start of this month, and fans are now eagerly waiting for the next season to arrive. The previous season was filled with surprises and it revealed a lot of stuff, which made it one of the best seasons so far. As the previous season left a lot of questions unanswered, many fans are currently wondering what will happen in the fifth season.

Vikings Season 5 Episode 1 Spoilers 

Recently, creator Michael Hirst claimed that Vikings season 5 is already on its way, and he took some time to tell fans how the next season will begin. In other words, he revealed what fans can expect to see in Vikings season 5 episode 1. According to him, the next season will open with the funeral Sigurd, with Ivar crying that he didn’t actually wanted to do it. But because of the murder, the brothers will split up. He further stated that the next season will now focus on internal battles, and they won’t be small ones.

“Ivar’s in a special position, he always has been. I think if memory serves Season 5 begins with the burial of Sigurd, and Ivar is weeping and saying he never meant to do it. But his murder of Sigurd splits the brothers — they split up into different camps. A large part of the next season will be about, will it be like this great Roman conflict after Caesar’s death, the great Roman civil wars with Brutus and Cassius and Octavian? These people are playing for possession of the known world. It’s not like a little local fight — these are huge territories. The Great Army has conquered a huge part of England. How do we behave now? That’s what Season 5 opens with.”

Vikings Season 5

The previous season was definitely an amazing one. The creator decided to end the life of Ragnar and continue the story with his sons. At the end of the last episode of season 4, a new character, Heahmund was introduced. The character is played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers and will join the main cast of Vikings season 5. Heahmund is said to be a respected enemy of Ivar, who has currently showcased his desire of conquering more Vikings territory.

Heahmund To Play An Important Role In Vikings Season 5

The scene which introduced the new character featured Heahmund as a very religious man, but not a perfect one. He was later seen sleeping with a widow who just attended the funeral of her husband. According to the creator, he wanted to introduce someone who could stand up to the Vikings. He stated that Heahmund belongs to the warrior bishops, who were very well-educated, and they even went into battle against spiritual opponents.

Ragnar’s Sons To Go Against Each Other In Vikings Season 5

On the other hand, it was recently reported that Ragnar’s sons will go against each other in Vikings season 5. It is said that the siblings will battle each other over the Throne their father left behind. The creator also claimed that a fight between the siblings will take place as soon as one of them tries to claim the throne. So fans can definitely expect to see some thrilling moments in Vikings season 5.

Vikings Season 5 Release Date 

Vikings season 5 is expected to arrive in Fall 2017. Rumor is that the first half of season 5 will air in November 2017.

Let us know if you’re excited for Vikings season 5 or not in the comments below.

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  • Mike Butler

    Of Course!! I heard it may be September though from someone close to the show.