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First Look At ‘The Northman’ Released

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A STILL FROM THE NORTHMAN
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The first look at The Northman, a historical epic starring Alexander Skarsgård as Viking prince Amlethhas been released. 

The film follows Prince Amleth who sets out on a mission of revenge after his father is murdered.

The film is directed by Robert Eggers who is also responsible for The Witch and The Lighthouse.

It is is co-written by Eggers along with Icelandic poet Sjón (recently co-writer of the Noomi Rapace-starring Lamb).

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Skarsgard is joined by a diverse all-star cast including Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk and Willem Dafoe.

Empire wrote “As the trailer shows, this one has Alexander Skarsgard (perfectly cast as a gigantic Viking warrior) playing Amleth, the son of a king (Ethan Hawke) shot down in a hail of arrows and beheaded by Claes Bang’s marauding Fjölnir.”

The film is expected for release on the April 22, 2022.

You can watch the trailer below.

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