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Norway Hits the Big Screen

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Producer of the Lord of the Rings and Matrix films, Barrie Osbourne, is planning to bring his magic touch to Norway, with a trilogy of films about Harald Hardrada – the last great Viking king. The films will follow the character’s intriguing journey from teenager to king, ending with his death, in England, at Stamford Bridge in 1066.

Osbourne is planning to call on expert Norwegian historical knowledge to ensure his films are both accurate and engaging. And when it comes to filming locations, the sky’s the limit. Norway’s stunning landscapes are set to add all the authenticity required to make this box office epic a sure fire hit!

For a Viking experience of your own, set out on our Big Five Hiking Holiday in Norway. Discover if you have what it takes to cross the mountainous Viking landscape, as you tackle the very peaks that will act as the backdrop to Osbourne’s forthcoming films.

11. October 2013 by Joanne Wilson

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