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Outlander Season 5 Cast, Plot, and Update Details

Outlander Season 5 update
Outlander Season 5

Starz’s drama TV series, Outlander will be returning with its much-awaited season 5, fans of the series are extremely excited to see how the story is going to unfold in the upcoming installment. So far, from what we have seen from the series, it’s safe to assume that the upcoming fifth season is going to be extremely excited and fans won’t be disappointed in the team. There are a lot of new updates of season 5 circulating on the internet, but, to save you the trouble, we have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Outlander Season 5.

Developed by Ronald D. Moore, Outlander has been performing extremely well ever since it was released back in 2014. The previous season featured a total of 13 episodes, and fans are looking forward to watching the gang back in action in the next batch of episodes. The fifth season is only 10 days away, and we are glad to inform you that season 6 is also in the line, so there will be a lot to binge-watch.

The show has been pretty popular, and the first season got an approval rating of 91% and an overall score of 7.95, which is commendable, and according to a recent report from TV Series Finale, Outlander Season 4 maintained an average rating of 0.17 in the demographic range of 18-49, and it got a viewership of over 1 million. The stats show a decrement of about 47% and 31% from those of season 3.

Outlander Season 5 Official Trailer

Outlander Season 5 Story

Based on Diana Gabaldon’s time travel book series, the story revolves around a WWII nurse who happens to have traveled back through time way back to Scotland in the 1740s. She then comes into contact with a Highland Warrior and soon gets entangled in the Jacobite risings. According to the latest updates, season 5 of Outlander will follow the fifth novel in the series, ‘The Fiery Cross,’ while the season 6 will be based on ‘A Breath of Snow and Ashes.’

It was revealed that season 5 would be pretty emotional, and a lot of things will get very exciting as Jamie’s development as a Highland Warrior and his situation with Claire. The American Revolution war is looming over, and Heughan revealed that the Frasers would be facing a lot of troubles, and their hardships would increase in season 5, so it will be interesting to see how they manage to stay afloat amid all the chaos. There are a lot of exciting theories that suggest Brianna will lose her parents, however, it’s better to take it with a pinch of salt.

Outlander Season 5 Episode Index

The upcoming season will feature a total of 12 episodes. The episodes include:

Outlander Season 5 Episode 1: The Fiery Cross
Outlander Season 5 Episode 2: Between Two Fires
Outlander Season 5 Episode 3: Free Will
Outlander Season 5 Episode 4: Company We Keep
Outlander Season 5 Episode 5: Perpetual Adoration
Outlander Season 5 Episode 6: Better To Marry Than Burn
Outlander Season 5 Episode 7: The Ballad of Roger Mac
Outlander Season 5 Episode 8: Famous Last Words
Outlander Season 5 Episode 9: Mercy Shall Follow Me
Outlander Season 5 Episode 10: Monsters and Heroes

The final two episodes are yet to be decided, so we will update you when the official word drops.

Who is the cast of Outlander Season 5?

The cast for the upcoming season includes Caitriona Balfe as Claire Beauchamp Randall/Fraser, Sam Heughan as James MacKenzie Fraser, Duncan Lacroix as Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser, Lauren Lyle as Marsali, John Bell as Ian, Billy Boyd as Gerald. We will update this part as we have more cast details.

What is Outlander Season 5 update?

Outlander Season 5 will be released on 16th February 2020 on Starz in the US and on 17th February on Amazon Prime Video in the UK.