The historical drama TV series has got a green light for Outlander season 6. The show takes inspiration from the novel series of the same name. the writer of the series is Diana Gabaldon. Ever since the emotional ending of season 5, fans are eagerly waiting for season 6. So it is good news for fans that the upcoming season is finally happening. The first season came out on August 9, 2014. And it garners much love and appreciation from both fans and critics. However, the last season of the series was a very controversial one. It shows brutal rape scenes and violent actions that might play with your sanity a bit. But still, it has a loyal fanbase. So here is everything we know about Outlander season 6. Keep on reading to find out more.
Outlander season 6 Release Date
There is no official confirmation on the release date as of now. However, the show has got a green light. It will have 12 episodes in the upcoming season. The fifth season came out in February 2020. It was 12 episodes and it ends in May. So we cannot expect the next season to come out anytime soon. Moreover, due to the global coronavirus pandemic, all productions are currently on hold. Just like other major projects Outlander also has to bear the suffering.
Sam Heughan reveals that work has begun in March. He says, “We have started episode 1. And You are going to love the rest of the season”. Therefore if everything gets normal and shooting resumes the show might be out by 2021. However, the production team does ensure that they are trying to get back as soon as possible. The viewers can watch the show on Starz and fir UK viewers the show will be available on Amazon Prime.
We can expect all the major star cast to return. This includes Caitriona Balfe reprising her role as Claire Randall Fraser. We will also see Sam Heughan returning as Jamie Fraser and Sophie Skelton coming back as Brianna Randall. Other cast member include Richard Rankin coming back as Roger Wakefield.
Outlander Season 6 Plot
The show will base itself on the sixth book of Diana Gabaldon. The book is titled “A Breath Of Snow And Ashes”. However, the creators do not stick rigidly to the book. Moreover, seeing the end of season five, we have a vague idea of the next season. We will see Claire dealing with her trauma of being sexually assaulted and being beaten. Season 6 will see more of Jamie trying to recollect her physical and mental peace.