Countdown to Vikings Season Two: The Cast Talks S2 [VIDEO INTERVIEWS]
This is it. Tonight on HISTORY, the Vikings saga continues. Before we get to the interviews of the cast talking about season two — let’s discuss the many reasons why you’re going to want to watch.
- Ragnar vs. Rollo — it’s always dramatic and heartbreaking when siblings are torn apart. Betrayal between brothers is especially painful so you’ll definitely want to watch to see how the relationship between Ragnar and Rollo is impacted.
- Ragnar and Lagertha — to say this is one of my favorite relationships on the show is a vast understatement. After watching the first four episodes, Creator Michael Hirst definitely takes us on a rollercoaster ride where these two are concerned. Let’s just say the path for this fierce husband and wife team isn’t smooth. Not by a long shot.
- Athelstan — he’s my absolute favorite character and the new season finds him trying to adopt fully to the Vikings ways. But can he? Will he? His journey in particular has a slow burn that really picks up in the fourth episode. So keep watching.
- Linus Roache joins the show. I love me some Linus Roache [Batman Begins, Law & Order]. And he does not disappoint when he joins the show as Ecbert,Â theÂ KingÂ of Wessex. He faces Ragnar when the Viking goes on another one of his raids. This King is quite quirky and formidable.
- The Battle Scenes. I love action so I will always be here for the fight scenes. That’s one of the main reasons why I continue to tune in. Well, that and the fact that this show is well written, acted and is so painfully good. Emphasis on painful.
At last summer’s Comic-Con in San Diego, we were part of a round table of reporters that got the chance to chat with the cast about the new season.
Vikings season two premieres tonight at 10/9c on HISTORY.
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