The Last Kingdom Season 6: Released Date, Cast & Update

Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories finale trilogy has dropped! And hence, fans couldn’t help but wonder if The Last Kingdom Season 6 will cover it. Well, firstly, the makers and the series’ home platform, Netflix, have canceled the show. 

Yes, The Last Kingdom Season 5 was its final Season. With that in mind, let’s go through everything you need to know about the feature film!

Is The Last Kingdom Season 6 Cancelled?

The Last Kingdom Season 6 is indeed canceled. However, before you grab your tissue box and start sniffing, THIS ISN’T THE WRAP-UP OF THE LAST KINGDOM!

Instead of The Last Kingdom Season 6, you will get a feature film: 7 Kings Must Die. 

Is The Last Kingdom Season 6

The feature film deep dives into the finale trilogy books released in 2018, 2019, and 2020, which are called War of the Wolf, Sword of Kings, and War Lord, respectively. 

And while talking with Radio Times, the show’s executive producer (Merchant Nigel) had expressed how the feature film will be standalone. 

Season 5 was indeed the final Season. And while the makers are producing a summarized trilogy film, you can watch it even if you have not watched the first five seasons.

When Is The Feature Film Released?

As per Alexander Dreymon’s grateful post on Instagram, the filming of 7 Kings Must Die ended in March 2022. And it barely lasted for two months. 

The Feature Film Released

The feature film was released on 4th April 2023 on Netflix. 

What Does The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die Revolve Around?

As discussed earlier, 7 Kings Must Die is a feature film that almost acts like a sequel to The Last Kingdom series. 

Moreover, it encapsulates the final trilogy of novels written by Bernard Cornwell.

And without giving too many spoilers, the story revolves around Uhtred and Bebbanberg and how he and his comrades are returning back to the ruins of deceased King Edward’s Kingdom. 

Moreover, how Uhtred further unites England is worth the watch!

So, what are you waiting for? Head to Netflix and tune into The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die.

Is The Official Trailer Out?

The official Trailer of 7 Kings Must Die was released on 8th March 2023.

Potential Cast: 7 Kings Must Die

As discussed earlier, 7 Kings Must Die is standalone, and therefore, most of the previous cast hasn’t reprised their roles. 

However, you can go through the confirmed cast list in the table below:-

Sr. No.Cast Character
1Mark RowleyFinan
2Pekka StrangAnlaf
3Zoltan AndrasiSaxon Lookout
4Ingrid García JonssonBrand
5Agnes BornAstrid
6Elaine CassidyQueen Eadgifu
7James NorthcoteAldhelm
8Zak SutcliffeEdmund
9Cavan ClerkinPyrlig
10Alexander DreymonUhtred
11Ilona ChevakovaIngrith
12Steph BramwellLady Wassa
13Arnas FedaraviciusSihtric
14Jacob DudmanOsbert
15Harry GilbyAethelstan
16Laurie DavidsonIngilmundr
17Ewan HorrocksAelfweard
18Juhász VinceTeenage Mercenary

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Conclusion: Was Season 5 The End Of The Last Kingdom?

Season 5 evidently is the finale season. However, it isn’t the end of The Last Kingdom, as the feature film (7 Kings Must Die) was released on 4th April 2023. 

The film covers the trilogy book series and, thankfully, can be watched as a standalone. So, if you haven’t watched the first five seasons, you can still watch the film. Therefore, head to Netflix now. 

That being said, in case of any latest information, I will keep the page updated!


Will there be a season 6 of The Last Kingdom?

Season 6 of The Last Kingdom has been canceled. However, in its place, 7 Kings Must Die (sequel feature film) has been released. You can now stream it on Netflix!

Is The Last Kingdom over?

The Last Kingdom has indeed ended, with Season 5 being the final Season. 
However, if you are not completely over the characters and want something more, then you can stream the standalone feature film (7 Kings Must Die) on Netflix. 

Why was the Last Kingdom Cancelled?

When Last Kingdom had initially planned out, both the makers and Netflix had mutually decided on keeping five seasons. 

Will there be a new season of Last Kingdom in 2023?

There won’t be any new season for Last Kingdom. However, its feature film was released on 4th April 2023. You can stream it on Netflix!

Who is Uhtred’s hidden son?

Osbert is Uhtred’s hidden son, and he is born to Gisela. 

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