Alyssa Sutherland is a talented actor known for her role in Vikings. Season one of the show is just coming to a close in April and Sutherland's performance was outstanding, playing a young woman named Aslaug in this medieval world who is the son of Brynhildr, a famous shield man.
In the series, Ragnar's men, while traveling from Kattegat to Gotaland (present day Sweden) to work out the issues of a land dispute, the find Aslaug bathing naked in a steam. Her and Ragnar, the man who the TV series is centered on as he travels through the lands, have an immediate connection and their chemistry is undeniable.
This raises questions about whether or not Ragnar will stay loyal to his wife, Lagertha, despite this immediate question with Aslaug. Alyssa Sutherland gave an outstanding performance in the show, playing the character perfectly and really getting into the Norse time period. Sutherland described participating on the show as being a very "unique and challenging experience that opened her eyes to taking part in different types of settings and time periods".
The series is now starting on its second season and Alyssa Sutherland will return as an essential part of the show. She will help feed into the drama and mystery and challenges of this ancient world, also causing challenges between the relationship of the two main characters.