Alexander Ludwig is proud of Bjorn’s story arc within the remaining season of Vikings (Image: Historical past)
Warning: Article comprises spoilers
Vikings star Alexander Ludwig has praised how Bjorn’s story ended as he says goodbye to the character midway by means of season six.
Viewers noticed Bjorn meet his demise after he was presumed useless in his battle with Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen). He was presumed useless after their brutal conflict, nevertheless episode 11 revealed he had survived – however was significantly injured.
As Bjorn started to slowly succumb to his wounds he mustered up sufficient power to return and rally the troops, launching one other assault to defend Kattegatt.
Nevertheless he was ultimately killed on the battlefield in a bathe of arrows.
The actor told Entertainment Tonight that it was a becoming finish to Bjorn’s story, as ‘you don’t actually see this coming’.
‘No person’s actually protected on this present, and it was good that when you’re feeling like Bjorn had develop into the protagonist, that his ending comes earlier than maybe anticipated within the final season.
‘For all of Bjorn’s faults, it was very nice to see that in that one second, he lastly turned the person that his father thought he might be, after which he all the time thought he might be.’
Alexander, who just lately got engaged to girlfriend Lauren Pricey, confessed that though he was ‘unbelievably grateful’ to have been part of Vikings, it was the precise time for Bjorn to die.
‘I realized a lot on the present. However I’ll say that we reached a degree for the character the place I consider that I’ve proven and we’ve got finished all we may have finished with that character, and any extra would have been overkill. So sure, it was actually unhappy, but it surely felt proper. It simply felt like, “OK, that is the time to go.”‘
His co-star Alex was additionally feeling emotional within the final season, revealing that he cried watching his remaining scene.
In the course of the second half of season six, the present’s remaining sequence, the fearsome Ivar is killed in battle as his brother Hvitserk (Marco Ilsø) watches. Hvitserk rushes to Ivar facet and he dies in his brother’s arms.
Ivar’s demise additionally occurred to be Alex’s final day on set, so he understandably broke down.
‘I used to be bawling my eyes out all through your entire day’ he recalled to Entertainment Tonight.
‘Then we do the primary take and Marco is available in, rushes in, places me on his lap, and I take a look at him and I can simply really feel his teardrops touchdown on my brow and face. And I’m like, “You’ll be able to’t cry since you’re going to make me cry!”’
Vikings season six half two is offered to observe on Amazon Prime Video.