The last season of The Last Kingdom was incredible, and the audience is looking forward to another season. They want to see more of Uhtred of Bebbandurg and his adventure. It has been officially announced in July 2020 that season 5 is on the way, and the production is expected to begin in November 2020. Netflix has stated that “It was only a matter of time, and we were right, The Last Kingdom has officially been renewed for its fifth season on Netflix!”.
In a video released in the official twitter account, the cast has also announced that the new season is coming up. The process of production is a bit long process, so the season is expected to release either end of 2021 or the beginning of 2022. No official announcement has been made till now. Even the official trailer has not been released by Netflix.
As per the news report, initially, the production was handled by both BBC and Netflix, but from season 3, it’s entirely handled by Netflix. Eadith which played by Stefanie Martini was introduced in season 4, and since then, the character has become popular among the audience. There is a curiosity among the audience to see if Eadith will become Uhtred’s love interest in next season.
A Brief Background Of The Last Kingdom –
The series is based on The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell. Eadith is shown as the mistress of Aethelred. She agrees to be his woman to overthrow him, which in turn will help to bring back her family reputation. In the end, she helps Uhtred and his friends and saves Winchester from a Dane attack. Towards the end, she develops a liking for Finan, who is the close friend of Uhtred.