'Vikings' Season 4 Latest Spoilers, News & Update: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Joins The Series; Ragnar's Sons Continue The Fight
"Vikings" Season 4 is close to its conclusion and Ragnar Lothbrok's (Travis Fimmel) sons are off to fight for their father's death. In this season's finale, Jonathan Rhys Meyers will be introduced as the character Heahmund.
According to a report, the finale for "Vikings" Season 4 will feature the battle of Heahmund with Ragnar's sons. Heahmund's character has been inspired from the history books on the story. The series creator Michael Hirst shares in a report that the character has been taken from the books that inspired him.
He states that in the books there are the characters of the warrior bishops. These are the people who believe strongly in Christianity but are fierce on the battlefield. In "Vikings" Season 4, Heahmund is a man of Wessex and is the one to fight Ivar (Alex Hogh Andersen).
Heahmund's character is to be introduced this season and it sets as a preparation for his appearance in the fifth season of "Vikings." In it is indicated in a report that Hirst is already in deep production on the 20 episodes of Season 5. This then made him add the character after doing some research on the history.
It is hinted that the finale episode of "Vikings" Season 4 is set to have the battle of Ragnar's sons to the people of Wessex. The battle at Wessex has been a great part of history and it will set the stage on how Ragnar's sons will fare in this battle.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that King Ecbert (Linus Roache) and Aethelwulf (Moe Dunford) need to prepare for the Great Heathen Army in "Vikings" Season 4. They need to plan a good defense against the army that is led by Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig).
The upcoming episodes of "Vikings" Season 4 are to have more battles as the sons of Ragnar are on their journey to avenge their father's death.