We here at Collider are happy to debut a new image from director Claudio Fäh’s new film Northmen – A Viking Saga featuring True Blood actor Ryan Kwanten. The story revolves around a band of Viking marauders who sail down the coast of Britain with dreams of pillaging gold, but a shipwreck forces them to travel on foot to a Viking stronghold while being pursued by the King of Scotland’s infamous mercenaries, the Wolf Pack. Kwanten plays the enigmatic Conall, a monk who “preaches with his sword” and helps the Vikings try to reach safety and combat the deadly Wolf Pack.
Hit the jump to check out the full image. The film also stars Tom Hopper, Charlie Murphy, and Ed Skrein.
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Here’s the official synopsis for Northmen – A Viking Saga:
A gang of Viking marauders under the command of their young leader, Asbjörn, bear down on the coast of Britain, intent on pillaging Lindisfarne of its gold. But, caught in a vicious storm, their longboat is dashed to pieces on the rocks off Scotland. Trapped deep within enemy territory, the shipwrecked mens’ only chance of survival is to reach the safety of the Viking stronghold Danelag.
With only the enigmatic Conall, a monk who preaches with his sword to help them, they cut a bloody swath through anyone who gets in their way. But the journey becomes a race for their lives when the King of Scotland sends his most feared mercenaries, the Wolf Pack, after them. Traversing an unfamiliar and hostile land, they are pursued relentlessly. However the hunters become the hunted when the Vikings, eager for battle, set deadly traps and mercilessly decimate their pursuers one by one…