Focus Features will release “The Northman” in Theaters on April 22, 2022.
Focus Feature has released the first trailer of The Northman, the latest film from The Witch and The Lighthouse director Robert Eggers. Eggers’ latest one which taking place in 10th century Iceland, and stars Alexander Skarsgård as Amleth, a Viking prince who goes on a mission to revenge the death of his murdered father. With an all-star cast that includes Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk, and Willem Dafoe.
Eggers cowrote the script with Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón. And beyond his “Witch” star Taylor-Joy, “Witch” actor Ralph Ineson, and “Lighthouse” star Dafoe, he’s reteaming with cinematographer Jarin Blaschke and editor Louise Ford.
Principle photography began in Northern Ireland in March 2020 and was halted almost immediately on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Production resumed that August.