Forward of Outlander‘s return for its seventh season consisting of 16 episodes, Starz has introduced that the Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan-led fantasy drama has formally been renewed for its eighth and ultimate season. The collection remains to be at the moment in manufacturing in Scotland for Season 7, which can premiere someday this summer season.
This announcement additionally got here with the launched of a model new video, providing a behind-the-scenes have a look at the solid on set as they share their gratitude to followers who’ve been supporting them because the starting.
“For practically a decade Outlander has gained the hearts of audiences worldwide and we’re happy to deliver Claire and Jamie’s epic love story to a correct conclusion,” Starz’s President of Unique Programming, Kathryn Busby stated in an announcement. “However earlier than we shut this chapter there’s loads of their passionate story to inform over the course of 26 new episodes and much more to discover of this dynamic world and its origin story. We’re thrilled to proceed to accomplice with Matthew, Maril, and Ronald and may’t wait to see the place their alluring storytelling takes us subsequent.”
As well as, Starz has additionally given a collection order to the Outlander prequel titled Outlander: Blood of My Blood, which can discover the love story of Jamie’s dad and mom, Brian Fraser and Ellen Mackenzie. The challenge shall be government produced and written by Matthew B. Roberts, who can also be set because the showrunner. It would even be government produced by Ronald D. Moore and Maril Davis.
Primarily based on Diana Gabaldon’s ongoing bestselling novel collection, Outlander begins when a twentieth Century army nurse in 1945 has discovered herself transported again in time to 1743, the place she will get to satisfy and fall in love with Highland warrior Jamie Fraser. It stars Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Duncan Lacroix, David Berry, César Domboy, Lauren Lyle, Colin McFarlane, Caitlin O’Ryan, and extra.
Outlander is government produced by Ronald D. Moore, Maril Davis, Matthew B. Roberts, Toni Graphia, Andy Harries, and Jim Kohlberg. It’s produced by Tall Ship Productions, Left Financial institution Footage, and Story Mining & Provide Co., in affiliation with Sony Footage Tv.