The 'Vikings' of History's namesake will be back to raid, pillage and plunder a second season beginning February 27, but before they do, they may need to settle some differences of their own. See Ragnar Lothbrok take on his brother Rollo as opposing armies clash in the first clips from 'Vikings' season 2 premiere "Brother's War"!
Just before the holidays, History's 'Vikings' season 2 officially set a season 2 premiere for February 27 to accompany the first images from the epic battles to come. Now, History's 'Vikings' are ready to fight their fate with a brand-new trailer teaser featuring Lorde's "Glory and Gore," but what can we learn in the absence of new footage?
The History channel's first original series, 'Vikings,' certainly caught our attention last year, but at nine episodes, Ragnar and his brood came and went far too quickly. That all changes in February 2014, as History has officially set a premiere date for the 10 episodes of 'Vikings' season 2!
Okay, not that 'Hannibal.' Nonetheless, given all the success History Channel has achieved with its scripted series, including 'Vikings,' 'Hatfields & McCoys' and 'The Bible,' the channel has next set its sights on famous African general Hannibal Barca for a miniseries event produced by Hollywood icon Halle Berry.
An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?
Before History's 'Vikings' aired its first episode, let alone season, series star Clive Standen told us the acclaimed historical drama would cover a large timeline across the series, as we've already seen over the course of its first season. Now season 2 of 'Vikings' prepares to enter production, but do the castings of Linus Roache ('Law & Order') and Alexander Ludwig ('The Hunger Games') signal the largest time jump yet?
Though the discussion may have been swallowed up by last night's buzz-worthy 'Game of Thrones' and 'Mad Men' episodes, this past Sunday saw 'Vikings' airing its first season finale "All Change," setting up a turbulent season 2 that will see Viking chieftan Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) traveling to dangerous new territory, figuratively and literally. Series helmer Michael Hirst made the rounds today to discuss the tense finale and preview the eventual season 2, so find out about the future of 'Vikings' inside!
Though History's epic miniseries 'The Bible' proved at times controversial, particularly during an incident in which its portrayal of Satan had a striking resemblance to US President Barack Obama, the conclusive miniseries has continued to break ratings records for the channel. Now, series producer Mark Burnett has revealed plans to potentially market a theatrical version, and a potential sequel series, so how much more of 'The Bible' can we expect?
After earlier this week renewing its first original scripted series 'Vikings' for a second season, coupled with 'The Bible's' major success, History has conjured up its next big miniseries to market. The History Channel has officially announced development on 'Houdini' (tentative title), an account of the world-famous magician Harry Houdini with Adrien Brody in the leading role. Will it prove as big a success as 'The Bible' or 'Hatfields & McCoys'? Preview History's next magic trick inside!
Well, we could have seen that coming. After airing five episodes of its nine-episode order, 'Vikings' has officially raided a second season pickup from the History channel. Having earned favorable reviews from critics and ratings strongly aided by History's 'The Bible' miniseries, it looks like Ragnar Lothbrok and his brood will return to raid another day. Get the latest details on 'Vikings' season 2 inside!