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The Northman Red-Band Trailer Shows Plenty of Viking Violence

Focus Features has released the red-band The Northman trailer for Robert Eggers’ forthcoming Viking revenge thriller. As one would expect, there is plenty of violence compared to the previous trailers. The film features an all-star ensemble cast led by Alexander Skarsgård and arrives in theaters on April 22.

Check out The Northman trailer below:

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Set in Iceland at the of the 10th Century, The Northman is “an epic revenge thriller that explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father.”

The film stars Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Alexander Skarsgård (Big Little Lies), Golden Globe winner Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit), Oscar, Emmy, and Golden Globe winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours), Oscar nominees Ethan Hawke (The Good Lord Bird), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate), Claes Bang (The Square), and Grammy/Oscar-nominated Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk (Dancer in the Dark).

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The Northman is being directed by Robert Eggers (The Lighthouse, The Witch) from a screenplay he co-wrote with Oscar nominee Sjón (Dancer in the Dark, Lamb). Lars Knudson and Mark Huffam are producing.

Eggers first gained recognition through his 2015 feature directorial debut The Witch, which is a horror period film that received critical and commercial success. He followed this up with 2019’s psychological thriller The Lighthouse starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.


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