The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die is a 2023 British historical drama film directed by Ed Bazalgette and written by Stephen Butchard. It is the sequel to the fifth and final season of the BBC television series The Last Kingdom, and stars Alexander Dreymon, Emily Cox, Eliza Butterworth, Mark Rowley, Arnas Fedaravicius, Timothy Innes, Jody Halton, Millie Brady, and Sonya Cassidy. The film follows Uhtred of Bebbanburg (Dreymon) as he faces his greatest challenge yet: uniting the Saxon kingdoms against the Viking invaders.
The film was released on Netflix on April 14, 2023. It received positive reviews from critics, with many praising the film's action sequences, performances, and emotional depth. The film was also a commercial success, grossing over $100 million worldwide.
Here are some of the things that critics have said about the film:
- "The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die is a satisfying conclusion to a beloved series." - The Hollywood Reporter
- "Alexander Dreymon gives a tour-de-force performance as Uhtred of Bebbanburg." - Variety
- "The film is a visually stunning and emotionally resonant epic." - The New York Times
If you are a fan of The Last Kingdom, or if you are looking for a historical drama with action, adventure, and heart, then you should definitely check out The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die.