The Last Kingdom season 5 Netflix release date, synopsis and cast

The Last Kingdom season 5 renewed from Netflix. If you’re curious about when is the season 5 release date of this historical fiction series?  Here’s also everything we know so far about the new season.

This series based on The Saxon Stories by famous author Bernard Cornwell. Netflix pick-up streaming rights but also co-produced with BBC America. The Last Kingdom season 3 release in November 2018. This means there is a 17 months gap between season 3 and season 4. Before the new season of the series, season 4 already release to Netflix on April 26th, 2020. Then, Netflix renewed the series for season 5.

When is the season 5 release date of The Last Kingdom series?

There’s no official release date confirmed yet. But according to the gap between the seasons, The Last Kingdom season 5 will release in Summer 2020.

Here’s the official synopsis of this historical fiction series:

“The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing alone and defiant under the command of King Alfred. Against this turbulent backdrop lives our hero, Uhtred. Born the son of a Saxon nobleman, he is captured by the Danes and raised as one of their own. Forced to choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested.

What is he? Saxon or Dane? On a quest to reclaim his birthright, Uhtred must tread a dangerous path between both sides if he is to play his part in the birth of a new nation and, ultimately, recapture his ancestral lands…”

What do we expect season 5 for The Last Kingdom?

Season 5 follows the of Aethelflaed’s reinforcements, Edward besieges Winchester. Uhtred isn’t convinced that conquest is really Sigtryggr’s ultimate aim. Stiorra seeks to follow her own path. The wind shifts in Winchester.

The Last Kingdom series cast and characters: 

  • Harry McEntire – Aethelwold
  • Alexander Dreymon – Uhtred
  • Emily Cox – Brida
  • David Dawson – Alfred
  • Millie Brady – Aethelflaed
  • Eliza Butterworth – Aelswith
  • Timothy Innes – King Edward
  • Finn Elliot – Young Uhtred
  • Ruby Hartley – Stiorra

The Last Kingdom season 5 will be available on Netflix in Summer 2020. Check out the last season trailer below.

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