Huge news for Outlander fans – the show was just renewed for a seventh season at Starz, ahead of the premiere of season six! The cast announced the news on Twitter and you can watch the video below.
“Starz is committed to investing in unapologetic, bold premium storytelling that amplifies diverse voices and shines a spotlight on women in front of and behind the camera through our #TakeTheLead initiative,” Christina Davis, president of original programming for Starz, said to Variety. “The hit series ‘Outlander’ embodies everything about our initiative including a powerful female lead character and an amazing team of storytellers. We look forward to following the adventures of Claire and Jamie in America during the Revolution as well as more time travel during this next season.”
Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Sophie Skelton, and Richard Rankin are all expected to return for the new episodes.
Here’s a synopsis of the series: Outlander spans the genres of romance, science-fiction, history and adventure in one epic tale. It follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945, who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743 Scotland. When forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous young Scottish warrior, Claire’s heart is torn between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
Season six of the show is currently in production.
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