Hunger Games' Alexander Ludwig Heads To History's Vikings

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Two new stars have joined the cast of Season 2 of History's "Vikings."

"The Hunger Games" actor Alexander Ludwig and "Law & Order's" Linus Roache are now a part of the series, History announced on Tuesday.

Alexander will play Bjorn, described as "the intelligent and bold warrior son of Ragnar Lothbrok." (Ragnar is played by Travis Fimmel.)

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Linus is playing, Ecbert, King of Wessex, who History describes as "a man full of strength, knowledge and undisguised ambition."

Production on the 10-episode Season 2 will begin this summer.

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The show will return in 2014.

-- Jolie Lash

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