The Northman Viking

Five years ago, Robert Eggers burst onto the scene with The Witch, a slow-burn horror film that launched the career of actress Anya Taylor-Joy. Now he’s reuniting with The Queen’s Gambit star for The Northman, a Viking revenge movie which has Alexander Skarsgård playing the lead role.

Taylor-Joy recently spoke a bit about the upcoming movie, teasing that it will be something the world “genuinely hasn’t seen before.” Read More »

the northman cast

Björk playing a witch? What will they think of next? The musician and actress is known for her otherworldly persona, so it’s no surprise that she is set to play a witch in Robert Eggers‘ next film, which is not in fact titled The Witch II. Björk will be joining the cast of The Northman, Eggers’ Viking revenge movie featuring a hell of a star-studded cast including Nicole KidmanAlexander SkarsgårdAnya Taylor-JoyBill Skarsgård and Willem Dafoe.

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the northman production

Robert Eggers has established himself as an exciting filmmaker to watch with stylish low-budget horror films like The Witch and The Lighthouse, but he may just outdo himself with his upcoming film, The Northman. The director has been forced to change his prepping process for The Northman production, not just because of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has shuttered productions across the world, but because Eggers anticipates that the 10th century Viking epic will be his biggest movie yet.

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the northman

The Witch and The Lighthouse director Robert Eggers is already gearing up for his next project. Eggers will helm The Northman, a Viking drama that will star Alexander Skarsgard, with Nicole Kidman, Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Skarsgard, and Willem Dafoe all in talks to join the cast. The movie is described as a “grounded” revenge story, which means it probably won’t have the supernatural elements prevalent in Eggers’ first two films – but will still end up being disturbing, since that seems to be what Eggers gravitates towards.

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