The Last Kingdom managed to draw a comparison with Game of Thrones and according to the fans, The Last Kingdom is even better than Game Of Thrones. The series is based on The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell. The Last Kingdom Season 5 is the final instalment of the show and it was released on 9th March 2022. The filming location of the series was Hungary. Carnival Film and Television is the production company of Season 5 of The Last Kingdom.
The fifth season of the series was filled with bloodthirsty battles and the struggle of Uhtred to claim his birthright by claiming the land. The finale of the series was described as extremely powerful.
The Last Kingdom Season 5: Explained
The ending of the finale series confused many fans. For instance, Edward said the dream of England has never been closer. Uhtred finally has a place that his children can call their home. Even though he has received his peace, the future is not as peaceful as in Season 5 of The Last Kingdom Season 5. Despite, Uhtred’s quench has been resolved, in the final season, there have been hints of fresh new conflicts with the King that will act as an obstacle for Edward in fulfilling his father’s dream of having a united kingdom. Though, the villains of the show have been killed, the threat remains. The end of The Last Kingdom Season 5, actually paved the way for the feature-length movie Seven Kings Must Die.
The characters who have survived in The Last Kingdom Season 5 will be making their way to the film for sure. Hence, the viewers can expect to see the following characters in the movie: Uhtred, young Uhtred, Stiorra, Osbert, Finan, Sihtric, father Pyrlig, lady Edith, Abbess Hild. These are, of course, the main characters. Other survivors of the final season include the following members of the Wessex royal family: King Edward, Eadgifu; his new wife, Aethelstan and Aelfweard, Aelswith, Aelwynn, lord Aldham. Survivors of the Danish side include Rognvaldr, father Benedict, and Cynlaef. One can expect to see further stories in the film that will revolve around these characters.
The Last Kingdom Season 5 Paves Way For The Seven King Must Die
Basically, the ending of the finale season has left enough space for the viewers to enjoy the movie The Seven Kings Must Die. All the seasons of The Last Kingdom are available on Netflix. The plot of the movie is still under wraps and not much detailed information is available for the same. Edward Bazalgette will be directing the film and Bernard Cornwell and Martha Hillier are the writers of the film. Just like the series, the movie will belong to action, drama and historical genres. The filming location of the film is Carnival Film and Television. The movie will have a runtime of two hours and Carnival Film and Television is the production company of the movie.
The reception of the finale series was exceptionally positive for the fans. It was even declared better than Game of Thrones as it had to face a rushed ending but the same was not the case for The Last Kingdom which performed extremely well and that too with consistency. This series was declared more satisfying. The show is currently enjoying an IMDb rating of 8.6. The series has previously earned nominations in the BAFTA Television Craft Award, IFTA Award and RTS Television Award. If you haven’t watched the series, you need to start a binge-watch during the weekend. The movie is highly anticipated and the plot of the same will soon be revealed but before that, you should watch all the seasons of the show to prepare yourself fully.