“The Northman” is a viking revenge drama that stars Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe and Björk, the Icelandic singer who is appearing in her first film since 2005. The film will open in theaters April 8 domestically from Focus, and Universal Pictures International will release the film abroad the same day.
The film is described as an “epic revenge thriller” that explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father. Eggers shot the film in Iceland this past summer.
“The Northman” is directed by Eggers, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Icelandic poet and
novelist Sjón. The film’s producers are Lars Knudsen, Mark Huffam and New Regency and is a co-production of Focus Features and New Regency.
Eggers broke onto the