Outlander Season 6: Starz renews Outlander for a sixth season. Know about its release date, plot, cast, and every other detail !!
- The historical drama was renewed for its sixth season ahead of its fifth season.
- The filming for Outlander season six has finally started, almost a year after season five was released on Starz.
Outlander is an American historical drama series based on the novel of the same name written by Diana Gabaldon. It is produced by Ronald D. Moore and we can’t thank him less for his amazing work. Currently, Outlander has 5 seasons, which is streaming on Netflix and Starz app.
The first season based on the first novel of the series Outlander was premiered on 9 August 2014. It had 16 episodes in total and the upcoming seasons ( 2ro 4) were renewed with 13 episodes each. The second season was based on Dragonfly form Amber, aired from April to July 2016. The third season, based on Vogayer, aired from September to December 2017. The fourth season, based on Drums of Autumn, aired from November 2018 to January 2019.
On May 9, 2018, Starz renewed the series for a fifth and sixth season. The fifth season of 12 episodes, based on The Fiery Cross, aired from February to May 2020. The final season will be based on A Breath of Snow and Ashes.
You can watch the previous seasons of Outlander here:- Outlander Season 1-5
What’s the plot of Outlander?
Outlander revolves around a former nurse Clarie Randall from World War II who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened.
She marries Jamie, a romantic young Scottish warrior, because of necessity but then she quickly falls in love. She is suspected of being a spy, so the highlanders retain her as a healer, preventing her from attempting to return to her own time. Later, she gets pregnant with Jamie’s child and they plan to move to Paris, France. This series spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history, adventure, and politics in an epic tale.
Outlander Season 6 release date and episodes count
On May 9, 2018, Starz confirmed that they will be renewing Outlander for season 5 and 6 and both the seasons will feature 12 episodes each.
There is no official announcement about the release date of the upcoming season. The filming for the sixth season got delayed due to the pandemic. It only started a few days back. So, we can expect Outlander season 6 to arrive in 2022 only.
Who are the Cast members?
Fans will be pleased to know both major stars will be coming back again for season 6. This means Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser and Caitriona Balfe as Claire Frase are returning. While other cast members have not been confirmed, some of the major cast members are expected to return including Sophie Skelton as Brianna Randall and Richard Rankin as Roger Wakefield. Here’s a look at the star cast:
- Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser
- Caitriona Balfe as Clarie Fraser
- Sophie Skelton as Brianna Randall
- Richard Rankin as Roger Wakefield
- Duncan Lacroix as Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser
- Tobias Menzies as Frank Randall
- Graham McTavish as Dougal MacKenzie
- David Berry as Lord John Grey
- Lauren Lyle as Marsali MacKimmie Fraser
Do we have a trailer?
The trailer is not out yet, and we can’t expect it to be dropping any time soon because of the current pandemic scenario.
In case you haven’t watched Outlander already, watch all the five seasons now on Netflix or Starz.