Outlander Season 6 is about to release as its day of premier has been out in media. The British-American show is based on historical time travel and the story has been taken from the novel Outlander written by Diana Gabaldon. The show first started in 2014 and to date, its 5 series have been streamed on Starz.
Outlander Season 6 will have the return of Jamie Fraser, the role played by Sam Heughan and Claire, the role played by Caitriona Balfe.
Once the Starz original Programming President, while talking to media had said that the channel is investing in a bold storyline of the series Outlander. she was also happy that the show has a bold female character and an amazing storyline. She also added that Outlander Season 6 will all be about the revolution America was going through and time travel.
Mathew Robert also added that the cast and crew of the show are so grateful that Starz had again trusted on them and gave them a chance to go for another season.
The show has won many awards. The series won four awards at the 43rd People’s Choice Awards in 2017. The awards were for ‘Favorite Show,’ Category, ‘Favourite Premium Sci-Fi Fantasy Series,’ Category, ‘Favourite Sci-Fi TV actor,’ Category and Favourite Sci-Fi TV Actress,’ Category. The show was also nominated for 74th Golden Globe Award in the year 2017 and for the 68th Emmy Award in 2016.
Outlander Season 6 Release Date
Outlander Season 6 is going to get streamed on Starz from March 6, 2022, and it will have 12 to 16 episodes. The shooting of the series was finished in November 2022 and since then the fans were waiting for the date of the release.
The series’ date was announced on the launch of the ninth book of the set of novels named ‘Go tell the Bees That I am Gone.’ There are 10 books in the novel series which means there will be 10 seasons of the show. To date, Starz has confirmed season 7 but still not known whether the channel would produce the rest of the season or not.
The crew during the shooting faced numerous problems like a pandemic, Scottish chilling winter as it was shot in Scotland. The crew members despite their hurdles are happy because everyone gave their best and the outcome was heart-capturing.
Cast and Crew
Caitriona played the role of lead actress Claire Randall. She was shown as the modern woman of 1945, a dedicated nurse and witty-smart woman who had worked WWII serving the soldiers.
During her second honeymoon in Scotland, she was sent in 1743 through time travel. She was shocked because in that era, women were suppressed and her independence was taken away from her. She was forced to marry Jamie, a Scottish warrior.
Sam played the role of lead actor Jamie Fraser. Jamie played a role of a young Scottish warrior. Jamie was forced to marry Claire in order to save her life.
He was a good person and had leadership qualities. He had no ambition and wanted to return to his ancestral farm and live a peaceful life.
Obias played the role of Frank, Claire’s husband of 1945. He was an intellectual and academic and works for British Intelligence MI6 during the war. His work was to sent men on dangerous missions. After the war ended, he opted for a new job as a history professor at Oxford University.
Obias also played the role d captain of the English army of 1973 and his name was Black Jack. He was posted in Scotland when rebel was going to start. He as an officer was cruel and justifies his act necessary to enforce British Rule.
Graham Mc Tavish
Dougal Mackenzie played the role of Graham. He was a skilled soldier and he secretly supports the rebellions because he hates Britishers. He also works to raise funds for the rebels.
Gary played the role of Colum Mackenzie. He was Jamie’s maternal uncle and Dougal’s brother. He suffers from Toulouse-Lautrec Syndrome, a degenerative disease that renders his legs immobile at times and fills his days with a great amount of pain. Despite this, he was a strong and insightful person, a leader who secretly fear about the future of his clan.
Ducan played the role of Murtagh Fraser, the godfather of Jamie. He was a loyal godfather and lived on a strict code. At first, he was skeptical about Claire at first but later he started to trust the lady because he loves Jamie.
Geillis Ducan played the role of Lotte, a good friend of Claire. The people believes that she was a witch because she had advanced knowledge of herbs and plants. she was mysterious, sexual, and smart and even manipulates others easily to get her husband.
Grand O’ Rourke
Grand played the role of Rupert Mackenzie. He was a loyal member of the clan ‘Mackenzie and Jamie’s second cousin. He was Dougal’s right hand and he always looks for opportunity. He was a sex addict and he just can’t stand to pass up a good raid.
Stephen played the role of Angus, another member of the clan. He was an alcoholic and always get engage in fighting despite this, he is still a skilled fighter and a loyal member of the clan. . He hates Britishers and he hates Claire.
Outlander is Starz’s original series and it has been produced by Tall ship Production, Story Mining, and Supply Company, and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television.
The story is based on the lead actress Claire Randall, a married nurse who works during wars. With the help of time travel, Claire was sent in 1743 from 1945 where she was being forced to marry Jamie, a Scottish young warrior.
The love ignites between the two which puts her into trouble because now she gets two choose one out of two men living in different time duration. The series spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history, and adventure into one epic tale.
Season 5 of Outlander was based on Diana’s fifth book. In This series, James receives an order from Governor Tryon to find his godfather and kill him because he was persuading people against the British Government. The Frasers also came to know that Stephen Bonnet, who has raped their daughter was still alive.
Brianna completed her revenge by shooting Bonnet on his head. The series also had the near-death of Jamie as he was bitten by a snake and roger who was almost hanged. After Fraser’s Ridge dies because of the use of traditional medicine, Claire ventures into modern medicine and started healing people with her surgical skills.
Season 5 also has some sad incidents like Murtagh’s death. Roger, Brianna, and Jeremy decided to return to the future but they could not and had to return back to the same place they had started, that is 18th Century America.
Brown kidnapped Claire and gang-raped her with his men. He also told her that he knows that she runs a medical practice with the fake name Dr. Rowling, and blamed her for his wife rejecting him sexually.
While Jamie, who was ins search of Claire, found her tied to a tree while Lionel’s camp slept. He killed everyone except Lionel, who is later interrogated. The series ended with Marsali avenging Claire, poisoning Lionel with Claire’s syringe.
Outlander Season 6 is all about new challenges being faced by Jamie and Claire. Executive Producer Maril Davis during an interview said that Jamie and Claire thought that they are safe at Fraser’s Ridge but actually turns opposite of their expectation. Their own hm turns against them. Returns of Christie’s family, Jamie’s old enemies, also add to the trouble of Jamie and Claire.
Balfe also added during a media interaction that the return of Christie’s family had disturbed Claire. She also added that the interaction between Fraser and Christie was really heart-breaking but a really twisted narrative that they all get embroiled in.
Sam increased the suspense of the fans by hinting that season ^ will really see the separation part, not only between Jamie and Claire but also among the residents of Fraser’s Ridge as war is approaching.