Robert Eggers Says 'The Northman' True Portrayal of Viking Culture and Mythology

"The Northman" is produced by Skarsgard, who spent years developing a Viking epic before meeting Eggers.

Filmmaker Robert Eggers says his new star-studded revenge epic "The Northman" is a big popcorn movie and a true depiction of Viking culture and mythology.

Set in 895, the film stars Alexander Skarsgrd as the Viking prince Emleth, who flees his home in the North Atlantic

after his uncle (Clayse Bang) brutally kills his father, King Aurvandil (Ethan Hawke). Is.

Years later, Emleth, disguised as a slave, travels to Iceland where his uncle and mother, Queen Gudrun (Nicole Kidman)

now live, to avenge his father's murder and save his mother. Along the way he meets a mysterious woman,