Fans are aching to know when the latest Nordic series will be dropping on Netflix. We look at Katla‘s release date and cast!

Katla is an upcoming Icelandic series, which is set to appear on Netflix. The series creator is Baltasar Kormákur, who also worked as a director on it. Sigurjón Kjartansson is also a co-creator and writer for the series.

The series will comprise of 8 episodes and is eagerly anticipated. Fans are now wondering when it will release as well as who is set to star in the new apocalyptic series.

So, what is the release date for Katla?

Katla: Release date revealed

  • Katla released on Netflix on Thursday, 17th June 2021, worldwide.

To stream Katla when it releases, you need a subscription to Netflix. A basic subscription to Netflix’s service costs £5.99GBP/$8.36USD a month. Prices can vary depending on the plan you choose.

Netflix is available to use through multiple platforms and devices as long as you have a subscription with them. The streaming service also lets you use their app on multiple devices, depending on your plan*.

Katla | Official Trailer | Netflix

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Cast for Katla confirmed

The cast for the series has been confirmed by Netflix and are as follows:

  • Haraldur Ari Stefánsson as Einar.
  • Birgitta Birgisdóttir as Rakel.
  • Helga Braga Jónsdóttir as Vigdis.
  • Björn Ingi Hilmarsson as Leifur.
  • Aldís Amah Hamilton as Eyja.
  • Hlynur Atli Harðarson as Mikael.

The remaining cast members who are set to appear in supporting roles can be seen here.

Katla: Plot for the series

The premise of Katla is based on the volcano in southern Iceland. The drama series shows a small village named ‘Vik’ based near the volcano, that faces a new threat which takes place one year after it erupted.

Most of the village evacuated with only a handful staying behind to ensure the community is provided for, but Vik is now a danger zone, which is only accessible if people cross the Markarfljót river.

As the ice surrounding the volcano starts to melt, old elements that were frozen in the ice in prehistoric ages start to emerge, which poses a threat to the people there.

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