After a successful first outing, BBC and BBC America have renewed The Last Kingdom for Season 2, RenewCancelTV has confirmed.
Bernard Cornwell, author of the novels on which the TV series is based, also confirmed the second season renewal on Twitter:
“So there WILL be another series of #TheLastKingdom The adventure doesn’t end!”
So there WILL be another series of #TheLastKingdom The adventure doesn't end!
— Bernard Cornwell (@BernardCornwell) December 10, 2015
The Last Kingdom Season 2 is expected to air in fall 2016, with the exact release date and episode count to be confirmed in due course.