“Outlander” Renewed

 

 

Dinna fash, SassenachOutlander will be around for many years to come.

Starz CEO Chris Albrecht announced today the network has ordered “Book Three” and “Book Four” (aka Voyager and Drums of Autumn, respectively) for the Golden Globe®-nominated STARZ Original series Outlander, the critically-acclaimed original series executive produced by Ronald D. Moore and adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international bestselling books. Once again partnering with Sony Pictures Television, this is the first multi-book pickup for Outlander, assuring the series will run for several more years. The highly-anticipated second installment of the series premiered on STARZ in April 2016.

It follows the story of Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe), a married young combat nurse from 1945, who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. Upon her arrival, she is thrown into an unknown world where her freedom and her life, are threatened. But when she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate relationship is ignited. Now, Claire’s heart is torn between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.  Tobias Menzies play a dual role as Claire’s husband searching for her in 1945 as well as her cruel nemesis in 1743.

“’Outlander’ is like nothing seen before on television,” Albrecht said.  “From its depiction of a truly powerful female lead character, to the devastating decimation of the Highlander way of life, to what is a rarely seen genuine and timeless love story, it is a show that not only transports the viewer, but inspires the passion and admiration of its fans. On this 25th anniversary of the publication of the first book in the U.S., we are thrilled and honored to be able to continue the story that began with author Diana Gabaldon, and is brought to life by the incredibly talented Ronald D. Moore. There are no better storytellers for ‘Outlander’ than this team, both in front and behind the camera.”

Starz is currently airing the second season of Outlander every Saturday at 9/8c.

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