‘The Last Kingdom’ ‘Seven Kings Must Die’ Movie: Everything We Know So Far

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With the end of The Last Kingdom on Netflix, the epic finale to the story of Uhtred of Bebbanburg will be told through film, Seven kings must die. With filming currently underway in Hungary, we expect to see Seven kings must die on Netflix in 2023. Here’s everything we know so far about Seven kings must die on Netflix.

Seven kings must die is an upcoming Netflix Original historical and fictional drama film and sequel to the television series The Last Kingdom. The film continues the adaptation of the incredible Saxon Stories novels by Bernard Cornwell.

Netflix picked up The Last Kingdom from the BBC after the latter canceled the show after two seasons. The streaming service had previously worked with the BBC on the show, as outside the UK The Last Kingdom was already being distributed as a Netflix Original. Three more incredible seasons have been produced, and with the film on the way in the near future, we’ll see a dramatic and epic conclusion to the story of Uhtred of Bebbanburg.

What is the plot of Seven kings must die?

A synopsis for Seven kings must die has yet to be revealed, however, we can expect the following:

After successfully reclaiming his ancestral home of Bebbanburg, and in order for Uhtred to keep the peace, the Saxon-Dane promised to remain independent of any war between King Constantine of Alba and King Edward of Wessex. But an independent Bebbanburg means Edward’s dream of a unified England remains uncertain. So will another king of Wessex go against his word and betray Uhtred? All Uhtred dreams of is to live out his days at Bebbanburg in peace, but fate can have ulterior motives, and once again Uhtred will be at the heart of shaping England’s future.

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Who are the actors Seven kings must die?

In the Seven Kings Must Die press release, it was confirmed that Alexander Dreymon would return to reprise his role as Uhtred of Bebbanburg. It’s also been confirmed that several characters from the show will be returning to reprise their roles, along with some new faces that have yet to be announced.

We expect to see the following cast members return:

  • Uhtred -Alexander Dreymon
  • Young Uhtred – Finn Elliot
  • Stiorra –Ruby Hartley
  • Osbert –Olly Rhodes
  • King Edward – Timothy Innes
  • King Constantine – Rod Hallette
  • Edgifu – Sonya Cassidy
  • Æthelstan –Harry Gilby
  • Aelfwear –Ewan Horrocks
  • finance –Marc Rowley
  • Sihtric –Arnas Fedaravicius
  • Father Pyrlig – Cavan Clerk
  • Aelswith -Eliza Butterworth
  • Aelfwynn –Phia Saban
  • Lady Eadith – Stefanie Martini
  • Abbess Hild – Eva Milk Thistle
  • Father Benedict –Patrick Robinson
  • Cynlaef –Ryan Quarmby

How long is the movie?

Surprisingly, the length of the film was announced well in advance and will be around 120 minutes.

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What is the production status of Seven kings must die?

At the end of January 2022, a tweet from the official The Last Kingdom The Twitter account confirmed that filming is currently underway in Hungary for Seven kings must die.


What is the Netflix release date for Seven kings must die?

With filming currently underway in Hungary, we won’t be seeing Seven Kings Must Die on Netflix in 2022. A full release date is several months away before being confirmed, but we do know that Seven kings must die will be released in 2023.


How many more than Saxon stories still have to adapt?

At the end of the fifth season of The Last Kingdoma total of ten novels from Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Histories had been covered.

Although the series’ story has diverged significantly from the novels, there are still elements of the story from the novels that the series uses and adapts. This leaves the writers only 120 minutes to dig into the plot of the remaining novels, wolf war, kings swordand Lord of War.

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Will a sixth season of The Last Kingdom take place?

Netflix has already clarified that The Last Kingdom The series is over and will not return for a sixth season. Uhtred’s story in the series is over and his final chapter will be told through Seven kings must die.


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