Vikings: Valhalla star Frida Gustavsson, who will play Freydis Eiriksdottir within the present, says she was impressed by Vikings’ Lagertha for the function.
Frida Gustavsson, who is ready to play Freydis Eiríksdóttir in Netflix’s upcoming collection Vikings: Valhalla, has teased that her character is impressed by Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) from Vikings. The present, which is a follow-up to Vikings, takes place 100 years from when the story ended and is ready throughout the remaining years of the Viking Age. It will see a bunch of recent characters launched to the world of the historic drama. The collection is already anticipated to be a success, as preparation for Vikings: Valhalla season 3 has already begun earlier than the primary has even aired.
Gustavsson might already be acquainted to Netflix viewers, having beforehand appeared as Ma within the hit present, The Witcher. Her function as Freydis will probably be central the narrative of Vikings: Valhalla. The collection will comply with Freydis’ adventures, in addition to these of Leif Erikson (Sam Corlett), Harald Hardrada (Leo Suter), and William the Conqueror, whose casting has not but been revealed. The new collection seems to be as bloody as its predecessor, with the trailer for Vikings: Valhalla teasing an epic battle with England.
Speaking to GamesRadar, Gustavsson mentioned how Vikings followers will be capable of acknowledge the spirit of the present that they liked in Vikings: Valhalla. She additionally mentions how she was impressed by Winnick’s portrayal of Lagertha to “carry the torch of this female lead, this badass female warrior,” however that they are additionally very completely different characters in how they react to their legacies. Read Gustavsson’s quote beneath:
“They’re very different people. They’ve taken on the legacy of Erik the Red, their father, quite differently. Where Freydis is forward, stubborn and resistant to change, Leif is more reflective. They have a yin and yang type of relationship, they learn from each other.”
Gustavsson’s curiosity in conserving the legacy of attention-grabbing feminine characters from Vikings alive is a sentiment that has been shared by Vikings: Valhalla creator, Jeb Stuart. He has mentioned that he is notably wanting ahead to the distinction between the characters of Freydis and Emma of Normandy (Laura Berlin). Actresses Caroline Henderson and Pollyana McIntosh, amongst others, have been confirmed to look within the collection, so there’ll possible be loads of alternatives for Vikings: Valhalla to heart on complicated feminine characters.
However, one concern that is been expressed following the casting and character bulletins for the collection is that Vikings: Valhalla may lack a focal point with the variety of characters in its ensemble. This is a criticism that has additionally been made in the direction of the later seasons of Vikings. It’s attainable that the epic scale of Vikings: Valhalla may make the collection overcrowded and tough to comply with, however hopefully, Gustavsson and Stuart’s obvious ardour for creating attention-grabbing characters will probably be sufficient to maintain the present grounded and compelling.
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