Alexander Skarsgard wants revenge in the first official trailer for “The Northman”, a new modern Viking action thriller by acclaimed director Robert Eggers, for “The Lighthouse” and “The Witch”.
Set around the tenth century, the film tells the mythical story of a young Viking prince (played by Skarsgard) who vows to avenge his father’s murder and save his mother by launching a violent and bloody rebellion against a brutal Viking military leader.
The film, co-written by Eggers and Icelandic novelist and poet “Sjon”, also stars Anya Taylor-Joy from The Queen’s Gambit (2020), Claes Bang, Bjork and Willem Dafoe. Meanwhile from Spider-man: No Way Home (2021), Ethan Hawke and Nicole Kidman also appear in the film as Skarsgard’s Viking father and mother.
The Northman movie plot In short
From visionary director Robert Eggers comes THE NORTHMAN, an action epic that follows a young Viking prince in his quest for revenge for his father’s murder.
The Northman movie release date
Release date for this action drama movie is April 22, 2022 (United States)
The Northman movie cast and characters
- Alexander Skarsgård as Amleth
- Nicole Kidman as Queen Gudrún
- Claes Bang as Fjölnir
- Anya Taylor-Joy as Olga
- Ethan Hawke as King Aurvandill
- Björk as the Seeress
- Willem Dafoe as Heimir the Fool
- Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson as Sorcerer
- Murray McArthur as Hákon Ironbeard
- Ian Gerard Whyte as Thórvaldr
- Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson as Thorfinnr
- Kate Dickie as Halldora the Pict
- Ísadóra Bjarkardóttir Barney
- Ralph Ineson