The Hunger Games‘ Alexander Ludwig and Law & Order‘s Linus Roache have signed on to the cast of season two of Vikings. History Channel’s Vikings will be returning in 2014 for a 10 episode second season, with filming expected to take place this summer on the critically acclaimed series.
According to History, Ludwig will play Bjorn, “the intelligent and bold warrior son of Ragnar Lothbrok.” Roache has been cast as Ecbert, King of Wessex, “a man full of strength, knowledge and undisguised ambition.”
Ludwig and Roache join a cast that’s led by Travis Fimmel and includes Katheryn Winnick, Geroge Blagden, Donal Logue, Jessalyn Gilsig, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgard, and Alyssa Sutherland. Season one of the series averaged 4.3 million viewers and portrayed “the world of these Dark Age raiders, traders, explorers – not from an outsider’s view, but, through the eyes of Viking society.”
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