The Northman traces his Viking epic in his thrilling first trailer

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Viking revenge is the main theme that moves the protagonist of The Northman, the new film by director Robert Eggers, Known primarily for his work on La Bruja and El Faro. Focus Features has just released the first official trailer for the film, which you can see just above these lines. How could it be otherwise, the feature film offers impressive battles set in the Middle Ages.

“From visionary director Robert Eggers comes The Northman, a [película] Action packed epic that follows in the footsteps of a young prince on his mission to avenge his father’s death”Says the official synopsis. “The star cast includes Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk and Willem Dafoe.” The film is set in the 10th century, a time when war was very present in Europe.

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Confirmed cast of The Northman

The Northman, co-written by Eggers himself, features the Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón. As for the official cast, these are the names confirmed so far: Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Nicole Kidman, Björk, Claes Bang, Murray McArthur, Ian Gerard Whyte, Kate Dickie, Hafpór Júlíus Björnsson and Ralph Ineson.

The world of the Vikings is in fashion. The Vikings series, its spin-off or The Last Kingdom are an example of this. In video games, Ubisoft has released Assassin’s Creed Valhalla for consoles, PC and Google Stadia, an adventure that takes place in the 9th century, when members of the Raven Clan leave their birthplace to search for a new home in England. The French portray a moment in history consumed by internal warfare, where Christian kingdoms fought each other for power. In this context, many kings made pacts with the Nordic peoples to reinforce themselves against the enemy.

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