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WELCOME TO GEORGE-BLAGDEN.NET, A FANSITE AND YOUR MAIN SOURCE FOR THE ENGLISH ACTOR WHO CAN CURRENTLY BE SEEN AS ATHELSTAN IN HISTORY'S HIT TV SERIES VIKINGS. GEORGE CAN ALSO BE SEEN AS GRANTAIRE IN TOM HOOPER'S AWARD WINNING ADAPTATION OF LES MISERABLES AND ALSO AS ANDY IN AFTER THE DARK, WHICH IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ON DVD AND FOR STREAMING ON NETFLIX IN THE USA. SEASON TWO OF VIKINGS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON DVD IN NORTH AMERICA ON OCTOBER 7TH.

UP NEXT: CURRENTLY FILMING IN PARIS FOR SEASON ONE OF THE NEW SERIES VERSAILLES, WHERE GEORGE WILL BE STARRING AS KING LOUIS XIV

Anonymous said:
since george is making new series, does this mean he will not be in Vikings season 4 if renewed? i would miss him badly!

Unfortunately, that is a definite possibility, but we do not know exactly what will happen to Athelstan in S3, so we’ll just have to wait and see!

Anonymous said:
is there any news as to were Versailles will be showing? Which country and such?

As of right now, the only announcement that has been made is that it will air on Canal+ in France (and I believe on a sister network in parts of Canada) with an estimated release date of Fall 2015.

But that’s not to say that it won’t be shown world-wide. The project has been in development for 4 years now and has been in talks with multiple companies for distribution in other countries, including the United States.

For example, The Borgia is also a Canal+ production, so I can only assume that Versailles will probably air on the same channels as that. But once any announcements have been made as to when and where it will be airing, we’ll be sure to post it here!

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George Blagden doing the ALS ice bucket challenge (x)

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George Blagden to play King Louis XIV in new series VERSAILLES

George Blagden will be starring as the lead in the new series, Versailles, a French production (dir. Jalil Lespert), that it is an English-language historical drama skein penned by Simon Mirren (“Without a Trace”) and David Wolstencroft (“Spooks”). Shooting began last week in Paris and will continue for the next six months around the city and also on location at Versailles itself.

Along with George, the show is supported by a very international cast that also includes Alexander Vlahos (Merlin and Privates) in the role of SIR, the King’s brother; Dominique Blanc interpreter ANNE OF AUSTRIA and Amira Casar, BEATRICE, a courtesan.

Other cast includes Tygh Runyan, Stuart Bowman, Noémie Schmidt, Evan Williams, Anna Brewster, Sarah Winter, Anatole Taubman, Lizzie Brocheré, Elisa Lasowski, Maddison Jaizani, Peter Hudson, and Gilly Gilchrist.

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'Vikings: The Complete Second Season' Dated and Detailed for Blu-ray »

"The second season of the hit series will plunder Blu-ray this October. Pre-order here.

In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox and MGM are preparing ‘Vikings: The Complete Second Season' for Blu-ray on October 7.”

"….In addition to all 10 fan-favorite episodes, the “Vikings” Season 2 Blu-ray and DVD include bonus features – such as “Imagining and Executing Climactic Battles,” a behind the scenes exploration into every aspect of planning and execution of the key battle sequences. The Blu-ray contains more than 16 hours of exclusive content, 10 unrated episodes with extended and alternate scenes and two episode audio commentaries, in which Michael Hirst and Gustaf Skarsgard dive deeper into the making of the sophomore season.”

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The most impressive Transformation Tuesday of all must go to Athelstan. Between slavery, battle, and his religious struggles — The Tiny Viking’s life has been changed forever.

@gblagden: #thrones #kingandqueen

George Blagden as Athelstan in the Vikings Season 3 Sneak Peak [x]

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George in the Vikings S3 Comic-Con trailer

Vikings Season 3: Comic-Con Trailer

This is probably a stupid question but what's an SAE?

A self-addressed stamped envelope! Sorry, I should have clarified.

Anonymous said:
Hi:) Do you know georges Fan-Mail Address? I would really like to send him a letter!

Yep! You can write him at:

George Blagden

c/o The Artists Partnership

101 Finsbury Pavement,

London, EC2A 1RS

UK

Please be sure to include a SAE with your letter or your Twitter handle (if you have one) if you are wanting him to reply to you.

Also bear in mind that it takes him a while to even get the letters in the first place when he is filming in Ireland, so please be patient! He will probably respond to you eventually, it just may not be until after November.