Deadline reports that Ida Marie Nielsen has joined the cast of Vikings for a recurring role in the shows second half of its fourth season.
The History channel series is inspired by the sagas of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok, one of the best-known legendary Norse heroes and notorious as the scourge of Englandand France. The show portrays Ragnar as a farmer who rises to fame by successful raids into England, and eventually becomes a Scandinavian king.
Ida Marie Nielsen is set to be playing the role of Margrethe, a young Viking servant who is a love interest to a lead character. Margrethe is clever and resilient, yet vulnerable at the same time. Ida Marie Nielsen’s previous credit is television series Anna Pihl.