Valhalla’s Leo Suter, Frida Gustavsson and Sam Corlette in Season 2


of Netflix Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 picks up after the bloody aftermath of the Battle of Kattegat. The destiny of our heroes Harald Sigurdsson (play Leo Suter) and Freydís Eiríksdóttir (performed by Frida Gustavsson), however particularly Sam CorlettLeif Eriksson is now within the air. With new paths set earlier than every of them, Season 2 will discover Harald’s declare to his half-brother, Olaf Haraldsson (Johannes Haukur Johanneson), absence and Freidis’ journey as “Uppsala’s Final Daughter”, whereas Leif offers with Liv’s aftermath (Lusa Richter) demise.


Since Valhalla Season 1 noticed the three mainstays of the collection, Corlette, Gustavsson and Suter, grasp difficult, bodily fight and swordplay and work in varied excessive climate circumstances in among the world’s most lovely areas. In Season 2, the forged faces new journeys distinctive to their characters, branching out from the trio shaped in the course of the first season and transferring into the unknown, outdoors of their consolation zones as creators, Jeb Stewartto place

Again Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 premieres on Netflix January 12, 2023 Collider’s Steve Weintraub was capable of speak to the three stars about their hit collection. Of their interview, every forged member discusses which season was the toughest, creating extra bodily and emotional obstacles for the characters in Season 2. Shout out to those that make the collection doable and discover out what followers can anticipate from Season 3. For all this and extra from this star-studded forged, you possibly can watch the interview within the video above or learn the total transcript beneath.

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COLLIDER: A bunch of questions for you. You have filmed three seasons now Vikings: Valhalla. Which season do you suppose was the toughest of the seasons? And I am simply questioning if it is season 1 as a result of that is the place you begin issues off and determine your characters.

FRIDA GUSTAVSON. I feel season 2 was the toughest for me. I’ve felt so linked to Freidis since I first met her on the self-portrait stage. Filming Season 1 was such an instinctual journey. I had the perfect forged members, my brother and my boyfriend, to lean on and we simply labored so effectively collectively. Season 2 was a little bit of a battle. We pulled away from one another. You guys preserve your coronary heart going and I am diving into an entire new world as a mother, so it is a very weak expertise and it was undoubtedly… Among the scenes we shot had been completely the toughest I’ve ever executed in my life. profession

LEO SUTER: Sure, I might hesitate to say that one… All of them had their completely different challenges. I feel the problem in Season 1 is to start out and actually get the place you need that character to be, after which in subsequent seasons it is already extra in your physique. It feels extra pure. And we had COVID-19 to take care of in the course of the first season, which put this complete bizarre parameter on the way you go about making films. I feel the challenges of Season 2 Harald needed to do some massive battle scenes and torture scenes. So there was a problem bodily within the second season that overcame the problem I confronted within the first season. Simply look ahead to season 3.

SAM CORLETT: And for myself, additionally, with Frida, the primary season was very instinctive, it appeared like we had been going very effectively. The second season was undoubtedly the toughest for me on an emotional stage. It was to see the collapse of an individual. If you’re taking part in a task, you possibly can’t assist however divulge heart’s contents to features of your life which are just like theirs, or search for that inspiration round you. So if you’re on the lookout for grief, sorrow, anger, you will see that them in your life as a result of you might have lived in that world for therefore lengthy. And so I discovered it mentally and emotionally. Maybe probably the most tough a part of filming your entire three seasons.

LIES. And the second season was one thing (inventive) [Jeb Stuart] mentioned early. He pushes these characters out of their consolation zones. All of them. We’re banished, we’re exiled. And so if we received actually comfy and thought we knew the place we had been on the finish of Season 1, we had been thrown into utterly completely different circumstances, and it was a giant refresher, a giant reset. Harald and Freidis say goodbye early, and Leif and Harald discover themselves in overseas lands.

The three of you survive till season 3, I suppose what you possibly can say about it in comparison with the primary two seasons with out giving it away.

LIES. There are Netflix folks within the room…

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I do not fiddle. I am going proper to the child.

SUTER: Why not?

GUSTAVSON: Sure, it is good if you happen to each do it. I imply, season 3 is totally unimaginable and I am unable to wait to speak to you after we get the prospect, however now we’re in season 2 and that is extremely thrilling as effectively, so let’s grasp in there.

SUTER: Sure.

CORLETT: I feel that life in Season 2 the place… I am certain you possibly can really feel in your life once you began doing the work that you just do, you mentioned, to do.” Season 2 is the stepping stone to that realization. And as we head into Season 3, he realized. “Oh, that is precisely what I’ve to do.”

LIES. I might add to that as effectively as a result of I feel… It is a free for all. Season 2 is the start, early stage, of Harald Sigurdsson’s transformation into Harald Hardrada. That is the person the legends are about. Sure, if season 2 is the early stage of it, season 3 would be the continuation of this transformation of prince to king.

Thanks for answering the query, a few of you … I am kidding. If you learn the scripts, what are you most excited to see?

CORLETT: Meat dialogue. For me, sure, meaty dialogue to have the ability to… This present has such pacing and superb motion, however to have that second of silence the place we will categorical what’s actually occurring with our characters and infrequently with one another. . Regardless that we half methods with Freidis, Leif, and Harald, Leif and Harald actually present one another part of themselves that they do not present anybody else, and it is actually these moments.

LIES. They’re north stars for one another. Sure, we have now good scenes the place when issues are unhealthy and when Harald or Leif have to name me again, we each present it at completely different occasions.

GUSTAVSON: Sure. I like, for Freidis he does not actually love… I imply saying goodbye to the 2 most significant folks in his life. She has to navigate season 2 on her personal. It is form of an interior season, and for me, I like having the ability to have these moments of quiet solitude, whether or not it is Freud praying or Freud discovering new issues in his religion or discovering a temple within the woods. I feel these little pretty moments of silence had been my favourite of the season.

SUTER: I might add that it is exhausting to inform on the web page. If you learn the motion sequence on the web page, it by no means actually does justice to what it is like once you see it within the stunt sales space. The second you stroll in and see what the stunts have in retailer for you and what it’s important to do. It is fairly intimidating at first. Are you pondering? “Oh wow, how am I going to do this?” However they’re an incredible staff. Shout out to them for ensuring we do.

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Making a present like it is a enormous staff effort. The band, the forged, the digital camera division. Everybody should come collectively. For any of you who’re an unimaginable hero, somebody you simply need to shout out to, that this present would not occur with out them.

GUSTAVSON: I feel I would like a shout out to (Costume Assistant) [Audrey Lynch], who labored so amazingly with me for all three seasons on very complicated costumes. She works to decorate me up and she or he’s simply unbelievable. Lugging all my extremely heavy armor up and down mountains, serving to me go to the toilet once I cannot open my pants as a result of the wardrobe is just too heavy. We all know one another extremely effectively and he’s the perfect. Shout out to Audrey.

LIES. My shout out could be as a result of we’re at work actually early at 4:30 however there’s an entire bunch of people who find themselves there manner earlier than us. However sure, in these early morning hours, you are there together with your make-up staff and your hair staff. So Tom and Kate and Peter, thanks guys. I had the perfect time. They’re the primary folks you see and the final folks you see and it units you up for the day a lot love.

CORLETT: Tom, Pleasure, Virginia, Adriana, Kenny, Shane, Russell. Can proceed.

SUTER: How a lot time do you might have?


Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 will premiere solely on Netflix on January 12, 2023.


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