If you’re not watching Vikings on History, you are absolutely missing out. Not only does this show have some incredibly compelling characters who are based on real people (yes, even the female warriors like the awesome Lagertha, played by Katheryn Winnick), but it’s full of really amazing actors who you actually haven’t seen before. Well, not Donal Logue, who should be and is cast in everything, but mostly new faces. Today we learned that the show has been renewed for Season 3. (Not surprising to those of us who watch, since they’ve been running a contest for a walk-on Season 3 role.
According to a press release from History, Season 3 will begin shooting this summer and air in 2015. “Vikings has taken viewers by storm and has established itself as one of the most compelling, visually stunning dramas on television. With its large, passionate and loyal fan base, Vikings has cemented History firmly in the scripted series genre, just as we are the leaders in reality television,” said Dirk Hoogstra, EVP and General Manager, History & H2.. “We are incredibly fortunate to have such an enormously talented cast and crew led by Michael Hirst whose intricately woven storylines vividly brings the unknown, epic world of these Norsemen to life. Season three promises to immerse viewers even deeper into the exploits of these fearless warriors who are willing to risk it all for conquest and power.”
In addition to the awesomeness, make sure to watch for every time Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) hugs a baby goat. Cutest drinking game ever. There are six episodes left in the season, with the finale airing Thursday, May 1 at 10 p.m. Click on the picture to learn where to watch.