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WWE HALL OF FAMER ADAM “EDGE” COPELAND MAKES SERIES DEBUT IN HISTORY’S DRAMA SERIES ‘VIKINGS’ ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20 AT 9PM ET/PT
WWE Hall of Famer and Superstar Adam “Edge” Copeland will make his series debut as “Kjetill Flatnose” on this upcoming week’s episode of HISTORY’s hit drama series “Vikings” airing Wednesday, December 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
As a massive fan of “Vikings” and looking to venture into other areas outside of his two decade long wrestling career, Copeland grew out his beard, wore period-appropriate attire and began filming episode 505 titled “The Prisoner.” In this episode, Ivar meets his match in Bishop Heahmund, while Floki returns to Kattegat and Bjorn receives a lavish welcome in North Africa.
Copeland’s character Kjetill is a solid family man who remains level-headed in the face of challenges. When Kjetill’s character is put to the test by a series of provocations, hidden complexities and ambitions are revealed. Copeland will appear in episodes 505 through the mid-season finale of 510 airing on Wednesday, January 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
“Vikings” is the critically acclaimed series from creator and sole writer Michael Hirst (Academy Award® winning film Elizabeth and the Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated series “The Tudors”) and is a family saga that tells the remarkable tales of the lives and epic adventures of the raiders and explorers of the Dark Ages. There are six more episodes remaining in season five, with the mid-season finale airing January 24 at 9 PM ET/PT on HISTORY. Season six of “Vikings” is currently in production in Ireland.
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