Vikings – The History ChannelIn 2013 The History Channel made the decision to throw their hat into the original programming ring and what they came up with is now regarded as one of the most acclaimed television shows in the world. Vikings has established itself as a true international phenomenon and is heading in front of cameras soon for a new batch of magnificent stories. Casting call announcements for a number of roles have just been released that could help several performers of all ages and looks make their mark in an epic action/drama series.Vikings tells the gripping, action packed story of mighty hero Ragnar Lothbrok and his ascent to the King of the Viking tribes. The Game of Thrones-esque series follows Lothbrok as he fights alongside hisfearless band of Viking warriors and his fantastically plotting family. BAFTA Film Award nominated creator Michael Hirst (The Tudors, Elizabeth, The Deceivers) has recruited an outstanding cast to portray his unforgettable characters. The fabulous lineup includes such talents as Katheryn Winnick (Bones, The Art of the Steal, Geostorm), Travis Fimmel (The Beast, The Baytown Outlaws, Maggie’s Plan), Clive Standen (Camelot, Waking the Dead, Doctor Who), Gustaf Skarsgård (The Way Back, Trust Me, Kon-Tiki), Jessalyn Gilsig (Glee, Heroes, Friday Night Lights), Alyssa Sutherland (The Devil Wears Prada, Don’t Look Up, Arbitrage) and Golden Globe nominee Linus Roache (Non-Stop, Batman Begins, Law & Order). Casting calls for roles in the breakout History Channel hit Vikings are taking place now and several actors of various ages and types will be needed to round out the cast of upcoming episodes, Actors interested in submitting themselves for open parts in this Ireland based production can do so today by sending emails to firstname.lastname@example.org. More audition news and updates will be posted here so be sure to check back for more awesome details and leave a message for us below and tell us what you think of his outstanding series and why you would like to have a shot at roles in future episodes of Vikings.