Day 1: Alexander Ludwig Spills Secrets On Bjorn's Journey
Nothing says "Vikings" like kicking off our set tour with a bear hug from Canadian Alexander Ludwig.
The Vancouver-born actor shares insights on his character's journey, along with a couple of stories about how he got his revenge on reigning set prankster Travis Fimmel.
Day 1: All Hail The Queen Of Kattegat
The queen of Kattegat, Katheryn Winnick, reveals what it's like for Lagertha as a woman ruler, and whether or not she will find love after losing her beloved Ragnar.
MORE WITH KATHERYN HERE.
Day 1: Clothing Fit For a Queen
And Winnick didn't stop there!
The Toronto-born actress gave us a sneak peek into Lagertha's closet with a tour of the costume department.
From Lagertha's newly designed shieldmaiden armour to a cloak that could withstand the harshest of Ireland winters, fans of the show should get ready to marvel at her looks this season.
Day 1: Every Piece Of Clothing Is Handmade
Something to think about the next time you watch an episode of "Vikings" - every piece of clothing has a hand made element to it.
From the wearing of the leather to the metal or bone adornments, every sleeve, pant leg and chest plate has to go through the show's costume department to make sure it looks the part (and can stand up to the harsh on set environment).
Day 2: A Shieldmaiden Makeover
We couldn't come all this way and not get transformed into the "Vikings" world.
So we put Erin Cebula to the test, sending her through the same process every cast member on the show goes through to be battle field ready!
First up, braid guru Zuelika, who makes sure Erin's locks are locked in for battle.
Day 2: Shieldmaiden Makeup
After de-modernizing Erin's makeup, "Vikings" crew member Tommy set her up with a fierce eyeliner look and some mud (yes, you heard us) to make all her opponents quiver on the battlefield.
Day 2: Battlefield Ready!
After hair & makeup, Erin got outfitted with some chain mail and, of course, her battlefield accessories -- an axe and a shield -- before she sat down with a couple of Scandinavian savages.
Day 2: Interviewing Ivar
The youngest and most ruthless of Ragnar's sons is about to explode onto your screen (as if he hasn't already!).
Alex Hogh Andersen sat down with Erin to share how he gets into the meniacal head space of one of the most notorious vikings in history, and what we can expect from him in season 5 (HINT: it's not good).
Day 2: Weapons Training With Ragnar's Sons
Turns out Alex Hogh Andersen and Marco Ilso know what they're doing on the battlefield!
The actors show Erin a thing or two before she can be "battle ready".
Day 2: Sword Drop
A shield maiden makeover, weapons lesson - Erin's ready to hit the shield wall with the best of them!
But first, Marco Ilso & Alex Hogh Andersen share one last tip with her: "Vikings" attitude.
Day 3: You're Only As Good As Your PA
Thankfully, we had the lovely Dan Powell by our side, who made sure that we had whatever we needed.
From lunch to faux fur for our interviews (because, who doesn't need more fur?!) Dan was an integral part of making our BTS special a success!
Day 3: Erin Is An Extra
Yup, this is the face you make immediately before you run into battle with a bunch of Vikings.
Day 4: Catching Up With The Wessex Crew
Moe Dunford plays King Aethelwulf, who invited Erin to his chambers (hello!) to talk about what's happening in Wessex in season 5 and how the Saxons plan to defeat the Vikings.
Day 4: Michael Hirst Shares His 'Vikings' Knowledge
If you've ever spoken with Michael Hirst, you'll know the man is a veritable treasure trove of information when it comes to the "Vikings" world.
Erin sat down with the creator of the show to talk about saying goodbye to Ragnar, crowning Lagertha as queen and what's to come for our favourite Norsemen.
Day 4: A Match Made In Valhalla
"Vikings" fans know that King Harald doesn't have much luck when it comes to women, but after chatting with Erin, we have a feeling that season 5 is looking up for the ambitious viking.
Day 5: Squad Goals
Step aside, Taylor Swift! There's a new squad in town.
Day 5: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Teases His New Character
He's a bishop and a warrior, but he's a warrior before he's a bishop.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers is no stranger to working with Michael Hirst, starring in "The Tudors" for four seasons. Now the Irishman is back in his homeland to continue the story of "Vikings", bringing the heat to the heathens with his more-than-worthy Saxon opponent, Bishop Heahmund.
Day 5: JRM JKs With The Crew
Aside from being a mesmerizing actor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a really nice guy!
The actor spent some time shooting the breeze with our crew after his lengthy (and chilly) outdoor interview.