The Northman: Björk Joins Cast As Filming Begins On Robert Eggers Latest Feature Project In Northern Ireland


Deadline is reporting that Björk is the latest name to join the cast of Robert Eggers latest film The Northman, which has quietly begun filming at a purpose-built set in Northern Ireland.

 

The film is a revenge Viking tale set in Iceland at the turn of the 10th Century.

 

Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón Sigurdsson co-wrote the script with Robert Eggers, whose previous directorial features are The Witch and The Lighthouse. Press photos from the films location (Torr Head, Co. Antrim), taken by Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia, can be found in a local article here.

 

Björk will join a cast that includes Bill Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård, Claes Bang, Willem Dafoe, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Olwen Fouéré, Ian Gerard Whyte, Murray McArthur, James Yates and Rebecca Ineson.

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