The first two seasons of the Last Kingdom were just amazing. The series has grown in popularity ever since its release. After the second season was finished, there was a lot of speculation that we might not get a third season. The showrunners didn’t make any sort of announcement regarding the third season of the show.
However, it was later confirmed by Netflix that we would be getting a third season of the show. The third season of the Last Kingdom has now been confirmed, and it is going to air later this year. There has been no official news about the specific release of the third season. But, we can expect it between October and November. Also, it has been confirmed that the show won’t be airing on BBC Two; instead it is going to air on Netflix.
The Last Kingdom Season 3 Spoilers
The creator of the series, Bernard Cornwell revealed that Netflix would be taking over for the third season. Previously, Netflix co-produced the second season with the BBC. But, season three is exclusive to Netflix.
The show is based on the novels The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell. These novels focus on Britain in the 9th and 10th centuries. There are nine books in the series and the third season of the series is based on the fifth and sixth novels. There are nine books in the series. Some of the events that are likely to be explored include huge Norman battles and the death of King Alfred. We can expect a lot of action in the upcoming season. The show is doing great and who knows that maybe we will get another season of the show.
Let’s move on the cast of the series. We will see the significant characters coming back for the third season. Here is the possible casting of the series—
Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred
Eliza Butterworth as Aelswith
Ian Hart as Beocca
David Dawson as Alfred/King Alfred
Harry McEntire as Aethelwold