The fifth season of the historical drama tv series Outlander premiered on May 10, 2020. Season 5 is one of the best seasons of this series so far. The finale was brutal, and this prepares the audience for another exhilarating of this drama series, Outlander.
In the finale of season 5, Claire’s kidnapping and assault appear to be quite traumatic. It is adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s books. Season 6 of Outlander will initiate another trauma: the impending Revolutionary war. As all eyes are set on the upcoming season’s events, the good news is that season 6 is already confirmed.
The Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht confirms the renewal.
“Fans can rest assured their beloved Claire and Jamie will be back facing new challenges, adversaries and adventures in seasons five and six as we delve into American history and continue the story of the Frasers as they settle in the New World.”
Here’s everything that fans need to know about the upcoming season.
Outlander Season 6: When will It release?
As per the sources, there is no official announcement for release date of Outlander season six. The first episode was initiated in March, which was brought to a halt dueiately owing to the pandemic.
Who will be the cast of Outlander Season 6?
As of now, no details about the cast list for Outlander season 6 is out. But it is confirmed that Duncan Lacroix’s character, Murtagh Fraser, will not return. Initially, he was expecting to make it to the cast list of season 6. Lacroix adds, “it kind of finally ran its course, and they dropped the bomb on me before we started filming the season.” He has already made his exit, and at present, there is no news about his comeback.
What is going to happen in Outlander season 6?
Season 5 had briefly touched on the sixth book of Diana Gabaldon. However, season 6 will go deeper into this book, “A Breath of Snow and Ashes.” Season 5 was primarily based on “The Fiery Cross.”
But, the series will diversify the premise of its book to take its course like with the previous seasons. Executive producer Ronald Moore remarks that they are not rigidly sticking to one book per season. “We have talked about splitting books, and we have taught about combining them,” he adds.
Jamie rescues Claire, who is assault by a group of men. And claire is reeling under a horrific trauma, but she decides that she will not allow this event to shatter her. As she promises to stay strong and hugs Jamie, her plotline is crucial to the development of season 6. Ronald D. Moore directs the series. Season 6 will have a total of 12 episodes.
The Frasers will “heal together” in season 6. The fallout from Lionel’s death to Claire’s trauma will be significant in the coming season. Outlander is a time travel series that transports Claire Randall, a nurse in 1945, to Scotland in 1743. It series brings to you the portrayal of life during the very formative years circa the 1700s. You can stream the series on Netflix. Happy Watching!