Robert Eggers, the director behind the horror film The Witch and this year’s The Lighthouse, is set to direct a Viking revenge tale titled The Northman.
More impressively, Deadline has reported the lineup of stars who are currently in talks for lead roles in Egger’s next film which includes Nicole Kidman (Aquaman), Alexander Skarsgård (Big Little Lies), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), Bill Skarsgård (It Chapter Two), and Willem Dafoe (The Lighthouse).
Additionally, Deadline states, ‘The pic is described as Viking revenge saga set in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century. Eggers penned the screenplay with Icelandic poet and novelist, Sjón.’
The Northman is being produced by Lars Knudsen who also produced The Witch and Ari Aster’s Hereditary and Midsommar.