Björk’s Viking film The Northman is released
Northman, the Robert Eggers-directed Viking revenge film starring Björk, Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård, Willem Dafoe and Ethan Hawke, will premiere on April 8, 2022. Focus Features will release the film in the United States. Universal has international rights.
Set in Iceland in the 10th century, the film follows a Viking prince who seeks justice for his murdered father. Production in Ireland resumed in August 2020 after a long delay related to the pandemic. Eggers co-wrote the script with the Icelandic poet Sjón, who has worked with Björk on Jóga, Cosmogony, Oceania and others.
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