The historical drama series Outlander will be returning with its sixth season, and the creators have decided to spill the beans on what’s about to come. Developed by Ronald D. Moore, Outlander is based on Diana Gabaldon’s novel of the same name, and fans are desperately waiting for season 6 to arrive, however, the show might receive a delay.
We have gathered all the details and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about Outlander Season 6.
Outlander Season 6 Plot: Jamie’s Fate
Outlander Season 6 is on the horizon, and with each passing day, we are getting numerous updates and teasers that indicate a very exciting season, and we cant wait to see, how the story shapes up. As of now, a detailed synopsis of the imminent sixth season is yet to be revealed, however, according to several speculations, season 6 will continue from the finale of season 5, and it will be based on the sixth book of Diana Gabaldon’s series.
Although fans might have guessed where the focus will be on season 6, a definite direction is not known as revealed by the executive producer, Ronald Moore. Moore said that they are planning to change the way they are producing the seasons and are looking forward to adopting fresh ways like splitting the books or joining two books for one season. Either way, they want to feel free while writing and work on a particular approach that feels more comfortable. Nevertheless, he did tease that season six’s primary focus will be the American Revolution.
The MacKenzies and Frasers will be facing the war, and things won’t remain the same after. Diana already warned that a major tragedy would be happening in season 6, but worry not as, despite several life-threatening situations, Jamie will not be dying at least now.
Outlander Season 6 update, Cast and Episode Count
As of now, we know that the four main actors will be returning for season 6. The actors include Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, and they will play the characters of Claire Randall Fraser, Jamie Fraser, Roger Wakefield, and Brianna Randall. The official team is yet to reveal the full list of actors returning for season 6, however, we will update this once we get an update.
Season 5 consists of 12 episodes which are as follows:
- Episode 1: The Fiery Cross
- Episode 2: Between Two Fires
- Episode 3: Free Will
- Episode 4: The Company We Keep
- Episode 5: Perpetual Adoration
- Episode 6: Better to Marry Than Burn
- Episode 7: The Ballad of Roger Mac
- Episode 8: Famous Last Words
- Episode 9: Monsters and Heroes
- Episode 10: Mercy Shall Follow Me
- Episode 11: Journeycake
- Episode 12: Never My Love
Outlander Season 6 is expected to return with a fresh batch of 12 new episodes.
Outlander Season 6 might arrive sometime in 2021. The show is still in the works and is likely to receive a delay because of the pandemic, however, we will keep you informed about the official date once it’s announced.