Outlander is a historical drama that is based on the novel of the same title by Diana Gabaldon. The series that’s created by Ronald D. Moore premiered on August 9, 2014, on Starz. The show has received favorable reviews and is said to be a unique and satisfying version of its source material.
With the eventful and emotional finale episode of season five, the show is returning for a sixth season. Here’s everything you want to know about the Outlander season, including what happened at the end of year 5, release date, and more.
Outlander season 6: Release Date
We know that Outlander period six is currently happening. Season 5 premiered in February of 2020. So this means that season six will come in the earliest in 2021. Season 6 will have a total of 12 episodes.
However, the situation concerning the pandemic that was coronavirus has halted TV productions around the world. The schedule for shooting season 6 has also been affected by it.
Star Sam Heughen told about the strategies that were being set in place to get things up and running more. He also advised on Twitter that some work has already started: “We have begun Ep 1!!! So excited. But you’re going to love the remainder of this season.”
Outlander Season 6: Cast
The cast of the show will return in the time too. This includes —
Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall Fraser
Richard Rankin as Roger Wakefield
Sophie Skelton as Brianna Randall
Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser
One person that won’t be returning is Duncan La Croix. His personality Murtagh Fraser perished in a war battle.
Outlander Season 5: Ending Explained
Bloodied Claire, attached to a tree and bounded by ropes, is shown by the scene of the finale episode.
The most upsetting scene was shown. After Lionel’s guys beat and tie Claire, she is then gang-raped. Jamie and his men found her, and she was given a chance. However, due to the oath for a Doctor of Claire, Jamie, Fergus, and Ian kill the men. They took Lionel with them for questioning. However, in the Long Run, Lionel is killed by Marsali.
Outlander Season 6: Storyline
Outlander season 6 will be predicated on Diana Gabaldon’s publication titled Breath of Snow and Ashes.’ However, it won’t be sticking to the source material.
In season 6, we’ll see whether Brianna will get to meet her half-brother William or not. And can Buck Mackenzie appear to cause any problem? We’ll see Claire continuing to deal from year five with her trauma.