The Last Kingdom a historical fiction series. It is based on The Saxon Stories novels from Bernard Cornwell. There are currently four seasons, each with 36 episodes. The fifth and last season is in production. Jon East, showrunner for the Last Kingdom, has made a significant Season 5 update.

The Last Kingdom season 5 Completes Production

Jon East took to Twitter to give The Last Kingdom season 5 updates to fans. He tweeted that the final season of production was complete. The showrunner promised an epic finale. He thanked them and shared a photograph of the clapboard in the last scene.

The tweet suggests that Last Kingdom season 5 could be released in 2022. The post-production stage which includes editing, recording, etc., will take some time. The series was anticipated to debut later this year. A premiere date hasn’t been announced yet. You can see Jon East’s tweet right below.

The Last Kingdom fandom was very impressed by Jon East’s tweet. Many users expressed excitement for this final season. Others said they were sad that their favorite series was ending. Below are some replies.

Last Kingdom Season 5 cast members include Alexander Dreymon. Joseph Millson. Eva Birthistle. Mark Rowley. Cavan Clerkin. This historical British television series is now well-known thanks to its appearance on Netflix. It premiered on BBC America and BBC Two.