The reckoning is approaching…— The Last Kingdom (@TheLastKingdom) April 30, 2021
It's official! We're all back shooting #Season5 of #TheLastKingdom.
Thank you all so much for your continued support and we'll have more exciting content to share with you soon! pic.twitter.com/llAvG0wptK
Season 5 is currently shooting in Hungary, and there are 10 episodes planned. Producer Nigel Marchant teased that not every character will survive the events of the final season. The show focuses on the warrior Uhtred, who is played by Alexander Dreymon.
"With such a loyal fanbase, we're excited to give viewers a chance to follow Uhtred on the next stage of his epic quest, where not everyone survives," producer Nigel Marchant said, as relayed by Deadline.
Dreymon said for his own part: "Playing Uhtred for 5 seasons has been a wonderful journey." Dreymon will helm an episode of the final season, making his directorial debut.
I was definitely not prepared for this to be the last season