In “Vikings” he just died the tragic serial death, now Alexander Ludwig can be seen at the side of JK Simmons. For the Canadian, things are only going uphill at the moment.
In “Vikings” on Amazon Prime he died the heroic serial death, in “Heels” he can be seen as a wrestler and now he has already landed his next role: Alexander Ludwig has been going uphill since the end of the Viking saga uphill. As has now been announced, he will be seen in “National Champions” at the side of Oscar winner JK Simmons.
“Vikings” – The steep career of Alexander Ludwig
“I definitely have the feeling that it is a great ending to his story,” said Ludwig in January of his “Vikings” farewell in an interview with Entertainment Weekly . The history series was discontinued after seven years, but fans can look forward to the offshoot “Vikings: Valhalla”, which Netflix is currently working on.
For Alexander Ludwig, the series was a stepping stone for his career. At the beginning of 2020 he was already in the hit movie “Bad Boys For Life”, for Christmas Netflix gave him his own rom-com with ” All the best comes from above ” and with “Heels” he has already found a new home in which he is beats “Arrow” actor Stephen Amell through the wrestling ring.
In the course of the year, ” Night Teeth ” will also appear on Netflix. The thriller is about two young women who let themselves be driven from party to party by a chauffeur, but they are not really who they say they are. And finally, the night for the chauffeur ends with a struggle for survival. ” Swing ” is the name of another film in which Ludwig will be seen alongside character actor Michael Shannon.
With “National Champions” there is now a sports drama. The film by “Greenland” director Ric Roman Waugh is about a strike by the players of a college team to fight for fair pay, respect and equality. Also there are JK Simmons (“Whiplash”), Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”), Stephen James (“Beale Street”) and Timothy Olyphant (“The Mandalorian”). It is not yet known when “National Champions” will hit theaters.