The Saxon Tales of Bernard Cornwell served as the inspiration for the upcoming British historical drama The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die, which is directed by Edward Bazalgette and scripted by Martha Hillier. It is a follow-up to the television series The Last Kingdom.
Cast of The Last Kingdom – Seven Kings Must Die
Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg
Mark Rowley as Finan
Arnas Fedaravicius as Sihtric
Rod Hallet as Constantin
Harry Gilby as Æthelstan
Ross Anderson as Domnal
James Northcote as Aldhelm
Cavan Clerkin as Father Pyrlig
Tom Christian as Dunstan
Ewan Horrocks as Ælfweard of Wessex
Zak Sutcliffe as Edmund
Nick Wittman as Eamon
Alexandra Tóth as Lady-in-waiting
Plot of The Last Kingdom – Seven Kings Must Die
With the passing of King Edward, a struggle for the crown breaks out between competing heirs and invaders. Yet when an alliance approaches asking for Uhtred’s assistance in their schemes, Uhtred must decide between his closest loved ones and his ambition to create a unified England.
Release of The Last Kingdom – Seven Kings Must Die
Seven Kings Must Die, the follow-up to The Last Kingdom on Netflix, will debut on that platform on April 14. But if you want to refresh yourself with this historical epic, you can still watch The Last Kingdom on Netflix in all five of its seasons.