The announcement from Starz in May 2018 for coming up with two more seasons (season 5 and season 6) brought smiles to the face of Outlander lovers. But, the delay in filming of Season 6 due to the COVID-19 pandemic left viewers in anticipation.
The term – ‘Draughtlander’ became famous for this delay in releasing the new season. Last season’s extremely nail-biting and roller-coaster ride left people guessing in this exciting time travel interesting saga. All eyes are now on the next season.
In 2020, Actor Sam Heughan had affirmed working on Season 6 even before season 5. Also, in February actor tweeted about getting back to the sets with all COVID-19 precautions.
It reveals that Season 6 is in progress, and the release date of the same is yet to be announced. Hopefully, it can release worldwide at the end of the year 2021. So, here are some of the insights currently we have gathered for the new season.
Outlander Season 6: Cast
You can hope to see these principal casts return in season 6:
- Caitriona Balfe
- Sam Heughan
- Richard Rankin
- Sophie Skelton
Bits of gossip about a possible side project featuring fan-most-loved Lord John Gray.
One who presumably will not be returning is Duncan Lacroix after his character, Murtagh Fraser, was executed in a pre-Revolutionary War fight.
Malva Christie is expected to feature in season six. Mark Lewis Jones as Malva’s father, Tom Christie, is announced through Twitter.
Viewers favorite Claire and Jamie will surely return opposite new challenges, enemies, and adventures in season 6. The plot for season 6 dives into American history, continue the story of the Frasers as they settle down in the New World.
Like season 5, this season will have a total number of 12 episodes.
Behind the scene, glimpses were provided in Mar 2021.
Outlander Season 6: Release Date
Though the premiere date hasn’t been shared or announced officially yet, season 6 won’t be available for watchers as of late 2021. This is due to unavoidable circumstances due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Once the season airs, you will be able to watch the Starz show on Amazon Prime.