The Last Kingdom Season 5 Netflix Release Date and Recurring Cast

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The Last Kingdom Season 5 coming to Netflix this March, and here we have a few Information about what can happen in the series, its confirmed release date, and the returning cast details. The series has 8.4 out 10 ratings on IMDb and 96% audience ratings on Rotten Tomatoes.

The previous season of ‘The Last Kingdom was released in April 2020 and the trailer for the upcoming season which will also be the final season of the series was released a few days back if you have not watched the trailer yet, you can watch it here.

The trailer shows the return of Emily Cox as Brida for her revenge on Uhtred, and we can see the time jump from the last season. We can see Uhtred’s return to his ancestral land Bebbanburg to get his property from his cousin.

The confirmed Release Date of “The Last Kingdom Season 5”

As per the trailer and Netflix’s Newsroom Season 5 of ‘The last Kingdom’ is scheduled to be released on March 9, 2022. All the previous episodes of the show are available to watch online on Netflix. As per the poster which has been released by Netflix, which features Uhtred with his swords, it confirmed the official release date of season 5 too.

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What can happen in Season 5?

Season 5 of ‘The Last Kingdom’ will revolve around the last attempt of Uhtred to regain access to his empire from his cousin and the last attempt to establish England into one country. The Story of Season 5 will start after the time-jump from the last season and we can see a fresh start in this season.

The Official Synopsis of ‘The last Kingdom’ Season 5

Netflix has released the official synopsis of the new season of ‘The Last Kingdom on their official website:

Years have passed since the events of the last season, and King Edward is still forging ahead with his ambitions to unite the Saxon Kingdoms to fulfill his late father’s dream. Although a long-standing peace between Danes and Saxons now exists, that harmony is under threat. Not only by a new Danish invasion but a Saxon rebellion. Uhtred has been entrusted with protecting Edward’s illegitimate son, the future King of England, Aethelstan. But the treacherous Lord Aethelhelm has ambitions for his grandson Aelfweard, Edward’s other son, to rule.

We follow Uhtred as he faces his greatest enemies, and suffers an immeasurable loss, on his quest towards fulfilling his destiny. Meanwhile, Edward treads a fine line between peace-keeper and authoritarian as he battles to bring together the fractured Kingdoms of the land. In a surprising twist of fate, Uhtred discovers that the quest to unite England may well be linked to his own personal destiny.

The recurring cast of Season 5

The Last Kingdom Season 5
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In the last season of ‘The last Kingdom’, most of the characters will be back and their cast will also be reprised.

  • Eliza Butterworth will reprise her role of Aelswith
  • Alexander Dreymon will be back as Uhtred for the last season
  • Arnas Fedaravicius will be back as Sihtric in The Last Kingdom Season 5
  • Millie Brady is also coming as Aethelflaed
  • Emily Cox will be back as Brida
  • Mark Rowley will also reprise his role of Finan
  • James Northcote will also be back as Aldhelm
  • Ewan Mitchell is also coming as Osferth
  • Timothy Innes may also reprise as King Edward
  • Cavan Clerkin would also be back as Pyrlig
  • Adrian Schiller will also be back as Aethelhelm

Is Season 6 Possible?

As the story of ‘The Last Kingdom’ revolves around a series of books with the same title written by  Bernard Cornwell Published by Saxon Stories and all the 13 novels have not been adopted yet, but as per the Radiotimes Season 5 of ‘The ALst Kingdom’ will be the final and last season of the series. So we cannot expect the renewal of the series. But the good news for the fans as the series has been adapted for the silver screen and we will get the movie which has been titled “Seven Kings Must Die” by Netflix, which will be filmed very soon after the release of Season 5.

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