Trevor Morris is the composer of the History Channel’s upcoming drama Vikings. The show is created by Michael Hirst (Elizabeth) and stars Gabriel Byrne, George Blagde, Travis Fimmel, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgard, Clive Standen and Katheryn Winnick. The series centers on Ragnar Lothbrok, a historical figure, and the greatest hero of his age – and the sagas of Ragnar’s. Johan Renck (Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead), Ciaran Donnelly (Titanic: Blood and Steel) and Ken Girotti (Rescue Me) have directed the nine episodes of the first season. Hirst is also executive producing the World 2000 and Take 5 production with Morgan O’Sullivan of World 2000 (The Count of Monte Cristo), John Weber, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer, James Flynn and Sheila Hockin. Morris has previously scored Hirst’s critically acclaimed Showtime series The Tudors for Take 5 Productions and is also scoring the production company’s The Borgias. Vikings is set to premiere on March 3, 2013 on the History Channel. To learn more about the project, visit the History Channel’s official website.
As previously reported, Morris also has the action thriller Olympus Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler coming up this spring. The composer is also scoring the third season of ABC’s drama Body of Proof.