The forthcoming fifth season of The Last Kingdom is also the last season of the series. It might be very much sad to witness Uhtred of Bebbanburg and his expeditions during Anglo-Saxon England reaching its finale. Let’s dig into the details and speculations of The Last Kingdom Season 5.
The Last Kingdom Season 5: Renewal Details
At the time of writing, Netflix, the streaming giant, is yet to reveal the renewal status of the series. It is just a matter of time that the renewal status will be announced officially.
The series did perform very well alongside the subscribers on Netflix. Also, in the international market, The Last Kingdom has appeared in the top-10 popular series’ list, especially in France and Germany.
The cast took it to Twitter to reveal that they are ready for their last venture into the Anglo-Saxon period.
The Last Kingdom Season 5: Release Date
The Last Kingdom has a massive star cast, and it requires robust production. The entire process becomes incredibly lengthy. By its looks, the fifth season will not feature on Netflix either in the last 2021 or early 2022.
As Netflix has recently taken over The Last Kingdom from BBC, the streaming giant added two additional episodes to the series. The release of the second to the third season took 18 months, where the time between the third and fourth season was around 17 months.
If the pattern is considered, the season will arrive sometime in October 2021 or November 2021. The release date is viable if COVID-19 doesn’t affect the production and post-production of the series.
The Last Kingdom Season 5: Plot and Expectation
In the fourth season, the viewers saw Uhtred interact more with his children than in previous seasons. Both his children seem to possess Uhtred’s stubbornness and forge their path.
It would be fascinating to see if Uhtred will finally attempt to retake Bebbanburg, his ancestral home.