‘Outlander‘ by Starz is a historical drama that follows the adventure of World War II nurse Claire Beauchamp as she goes backward in time, rediscovering love, loss, and history.
t is based on the bestselling novel series by Diana Gabaldon. The show is recognized for its strong narrative, passionate characters, riveting performances, and gorgeous scenery, and Ronald D.
Moore created it. Overall, ‘Outlander’ is an enthralling journey across Scottish, English, and American history and society.
Since its premiere on August 9, 2014, ‘Outlander’ has gained a cult-like following. Fans are still waiting to see what happens to the Frasers after five seasons and a slew of emotions.
Season 6 has unavoidably become the talk of the town, with the ending of season 5 signaling that dire circumstances are on the way.
Here’s everything we know about Season 6 of “Outlander“!
In honor of #WorldOutlanderDay, I’m excited to announce that #Outlander Season 6 has officially wrapped and is coming your way in early 2022 with a 90-minute premiere episode! pic.twitter.com/q0RV8QEFEv
— Outlander (@Outlander_STARZ) June 1, 2021
Outlander Season 6 Episode 1 Release Date
Outlander Season 6 Episode 1 titled “Echoes”, has a Release Date.
Season 5 of ‘Outlander’ began on Starz on February 16, 2020.
The finale aired on May 10, 2020, and episodes were released weekly. There are 12 episodes in the 5th season, each lasting 51-63 minutes.
We have exciting news about the new season of the show! On May 9, 2018, Starz renewed ‘Outlander’ for the 6th season.
There will be eight episodes in the sixth season, with a 90-minute season debut. Filming started in February 2021 and finished in June 2021. Considering all official information, post-production, and pandemic-related delays, the sixth season will be released sooner than you think.
The network has confirmed that ‘Outlander’ season 6 will premiere in the first quarter of 2022 on June 1, 2021, World Outlander Day.
It doesn’t end there, though! There’s even more good news for the show’s fans. Starz recommissioned the series for a 7th season on March 14, 2021, due to the show’s huge popularity.
In June 2021, the network stated that the 7th season would be a 16-episode season, compensating for season 6’s truncated length.
Given the high demand for ‘Outlander’ content and the fact that Gabaldon is still writing the book series, we may expect to see more of the show in the future.
Who is in the cast of Outlander Season 6?
Season 6 will see the main actors reprising their roles.
- Caitriona Balfe will play Claire Beauchamp Randall/Fraser,
- Sam Heughan will play Jamie Mackenzie Fraser,
- Sophie Skelton will play Brianna Randall,
- Richard Rankin will play Roger Wakefield,
- John Bell will play Ian Murray,
- Lauren Lyle will play Marsali MacKimmie Fraser,
- Caitlin O’Ryan will play Lizzie Wemyss, and
- Chris Larkin will play Richard Brown.
The Christies, a new clan, are about to invade the Frasers’ realm. As a result, a slew of additional characters has been added to the original cast.
Mark Lewis-Jones will play Tom Christie, the patriarch, Alexander Vlahos will play Allan Christie, the son, and Jessica Reynolds will play Malva Christie, the daughter.
Ned Dennehy, on the other hand, will not reprise his role as the evil Lionel Brown, as his character’s arc ends in season 5 with his death.
Duncan Lacroix will also not return because Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser dies tragically in season 5.
What Could the Plot of Outlander Season 6 Be?
The Frasers’ ups and downs at their home base, Fraser’s Ridge, are chronicled in the 5th season. Jamie and Roger are shocked by the Battle of Alamance, and Murtagh is killed.
Claire uses a pseudonym to provide medical assistance to the common people, and Lionel Brown and his minions punish her horribly for it.
On a more upbeat note, Brianna and Roger marry, Lionel Brown dies, and Claire and Jamie reconcile.
Season 6 will be based on Diana Gabaldon’s sixth book, “A Breath of Snow and Ashes,” from the Outlander series.
‘An Echo in the Bone,’ the seventh book in the series, will most certainly be referenced. “We’re getting closer to the Revolutionary War in Season 6, and Jamie and Claire will meet a new group of settlers in and around Fraser’s Ridge,” showrunner/writer Matthew B.
Roberts revealed. As a result, we may anticipate Season 6 covering the Frasers’ voyage through some of America’s most significant and traumatic historical events.
The Christie family, on the other hand, will make an appearance in the seventh season. It’s also possible that other time travelers will reach out to you.
Richard Brown is also expected to get vengeance for his brother Lionel’s death. In addition, according to Maril Davis, the show’s Executive Producer, fans can expect “something fresh and new” to happen to newlyweds, and longtime loves Brianna and Roger.