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New trailer takes you deeper into the violent world of “THE NORTHMAN”

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 | News


Get a further taste of Robert Eggers (THE WITCH, THE LIGHTHOUSE) going epic.

Focus Features brings THE NORTHMAN, directed by Eggers from a script he wrote with novelist Sjón, to theaters April 22. Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Gustav Lindh, Ethan Hawke, Björk and Willem Dafoe star. The story follows Viking prince Amleth (Skarsgård), who witnesses the murder of his father, King Aurvandil (Hawke), and the abduction of his mother, Queen Gudrun (Kidman), by his treacherous uncle Fjolnir (Bang) as a child. Years later, he seeks out Fjolnir to wreak his revenge.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).