Vikings – Ivar the Boneless and His Rise to Power

With Vikings having now in its fifth season, the challenge show-runner Michael Hirst faces is how to mark the power struggle between Ragnar’s surviving sons. Against all expectation, Ivar the Boneless emerges as the heir apparent, showing not only incredible bravery but also an innate sense of destiny. Director, Steve St. Leger draws on several film masters to chart Ivar’s rise.

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