ALEXANDER LUDWIG TO STAR OPPOSITE STEPHEN AMELL IN STARZ’S WRESTLING DRAMA SERIES ‘HEELS’Alexander Ludwig (Vikings, The Hunger Games) is set as the co-lead opposite Stephen Amell in Heels, Starz’s eight-episode hourlong drama set in the outrageous world of independent professional wrestling.Written by Michael Waldron, with Mike O’Malley as showrunner, Heels is about the men and women who chase their dreams in the world of small-town pro wrestling. Set in a close-knit Georgia community, it follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals, Jack (Amell) and Ace (Ludwig) Spade, war over their late father’s legacy. In the ring, somebody must play the good guy (Ludwig) and somebody must play their nemesis, the heel (Amell). But in the real world, those characters can be hard to live up to — or hard to leave behind. READ MOREFANDOMS COLLIDE AS VIKINGS’ ALEXANDER LUDWIG JOINS ARROW VET STEPHEN AMELL FOR NEW SHOWVikings will wrap after its upcoming sixth season on History, but that doesn’t mean the whole cast will be gone from the small screen. Alexander Ludwig, who plays Bjorn on the History drama, has already landed a new gig, and it will take him face-to-face with an Arrow-verse superhero vet. Ludwig joins Arrow’s Stephen Amell for the upcoming Starz drama Heels. With Arrow ending as well, Heels guarantees that these long-running TV stars won’t be gone from TV for too long. So, what’s in store? Login/Register With: Alexander Ludwig (Shutterstock) Facebook Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Advertisement Alexander Ludwig is on board Heels as the co-lead opposite Stephen Amell, and they’ll be playing brothers who also happen to be rivals. Their family owns a wrestling promotion, and brothers Ace (Ludwig) and Jack (Amell) battle over the legacy of their father, who has died. The show takes place in a Georgia community known as Duffy and follows the stories of men and women alike immersed in the world of professional wrestling in a small town. READ MOREVIKINGS’ ALEXANDER LUDWIG TO JOIN STEPHEN AMELL IN STARZ’S HEELSAlexander Ludwig is climbing into the ring with Stephen Amell and Starz: The Vikings star is set to play Amell’s brother in the upcoming wrestling drama Heels.Ludwig will co-star as Ace, the younger brother of Amell’s character Jack Spade. Ace is a star pro wrestler in the ring, but “things are more difficult in the real world, where he struggles to reconcile his town idol status with his insecurities and demons,” per the official description. “He’s brash, cocky, and self-destructive — yet so damn charming and good-looking that you can almost forgive him.” READ MORENot jealous at all… (Picture: Kristy Dawn Dinsmore/Instagram)VIKINGS STARS ALEXANDER LUDWIG AND KRISTY DAWN DINSMORE GET CUTE IN ROMANTIC POOL SNAPSVikings stars Alexander Ludwig and Kristy Dawn Dinsmore continued to be TV’s cutest off-screen couple, as they shared an adorable Instagram video of themselves enjoying a Sunday dip in the pool. The pair recently reunited after their busy schedules kept them apart, spending some quality time together while Kristy shared their PDAs on social media (something she’s definitely used to doing…) READ MORE Advertisement read more