Netflix has shared a first look at Vikings: Valhalla Season 2, which will debut on the streaming service on January 12, 2023. You can scroll down to view all the new photos and we’ve also included the previously-released clip.
The second season will consist of eight episodes that are 50 minutes each. The studio behind the show is MGM Television.
Set over a thousand years ago in the early 11th century, Vikings: Valhalla chronicles the heroic adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – the legendary explorer Leif Eriksson (Sam Corlett), his fiery and headstrong sister Freydis Eriksdotter (Frida Gustavsson), and the ambitious Nordic prince Harald Sigurdsson (Leo Suter).
Season Two finds our heroes shortly after the tragic fall of Kattegat; an event that has shattered their dreams and altered their destinies. Finding themselves suddenly fugitives in Scandinavia they are forced to test their ambitions and courage in worlds beyond the fjords of Kattegat.
The returning cast also includes Bradley Freegard (King Canute), Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson (Olaf Haraldsson), Laura Berlin (Emma of Normandy), David Oakes (Earl of Godwin), Pollyanna McIntosh (Queen Ælfgifu), and Soren Pilmark (Sweyn Forkbeard).
The new cast members are Bradley James (Harekr), Hayat Kamille (Mariam), Marcin Dorocinski (King Yaroslav the Wise), and Sofya Lebedeva (Elena).
Jeb Stuart returns as creator, showrunner, and executive producer of both the upcoming second and third seasons.
The executive producers are Jeb Stuart, Morgan O’Sullivan, Michael Hirst, Sheila Hockin, Steve Stark, James Flynn, John Weber, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer, and Paul Buccieri.
Vikings: Valhalla Season 1 premiered February 25, 2022 and ranked No. 1 on the Netflix Top 10 for the week of February 28 with 113.38 million hours viewed, making the Top 10 in 90 countries.
The series garnered 80.5 million hours viewed during its first two days the week prior bringing it to an impressive 194 million hours viewed in its first nine days.
“Fans of Valhalla — THANK YOU to the millions of you who have watched (and rewatched!) Season One. The numbers have been mind-boggling and beyond my wildest expectations,” said Jeb Stuart previously.
“While the storylines for Leif, Freydis, Harald, Olaf, Canute and the rest of our amazing cast are secret, I can say without hesitation that their journeys will be even more epic than what you’ve seen so far. SKÅL!!!”
Peter Friedlander, Head of Netflix US/Canada Scripted Series, said: “The fans have spoken and we couldn’t be more thrilled than to bring them more of the epic adventure and heart-pounding action they love.
“Jeb Stuart has masterfully taken this beloved saga 125 years into the future and introduced a whole new generation of Vikings and stories that have resonated with new and existing fans all over the world. There is plenty more to avenge and more battles to fight!”