I’m late to posting this so I assume most people have viewed the trailer already, but in case you haven’t, it is linked below. Release date for the movie is set for May 12, 2017.
I’m excited by this. Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Series is one of my favorite historical fiction series. The Last Kingdom is the first installment. Other books in the series include: The Pale Horseman, The Lords of the North, Sword Song, The Burning Land, Death of Kings, and The Pagan Lord. An international cast has been firmed Read more about Cast Set for BBC & Carnival’s ‘Game Of Thrones’-Style epic ‘The Last Kingdom’[…]
Season Premiere, Thursday Feb. 27 at 10/9c on the History Channel
I recently came across the Secrets of the Viking Sword documentary streaming on Netflix. The documentary is very interesting as it details how the famous Ulfberht sword was forged during that period. Unlike any sword of its day, the Ulfberht viking sword was far superior to its counterparts in how it was constructed. The documentary explains why Read more about Secrets of the Viking Sword[…]
As a follow-up to the mini-series Pillars of the Earth, based on the novel by Ken Follett, they are making another mini-series based on the sequel World Without End. It is somewhat of a unique sequel in that the novel was written nearly twenty years after the Pillars of the Earth, so it’s not a direct Read more about World Without End Mini-Series[…]