After the emotional and heartwarming ending of the season finale in the fifth season of Outlander, fans are waiting for Outlander Season 6 to find out what destiny has in store for Jamie and Claire. Starz’s Outlander fantasy drama is based in Europe’s ‘Age of Enlightenment”.The show follows a military nurse named Claire Elizabeth in the World War era, who accidentally travels back in time to Scotland in the 1740s. The series progresses as she decides to stay back there after falling in love with a Highland warrior named Jamie Fraser. The series created by Ronald D. Moore is based on the hit novel series by author Diana Gabaldon.
The first season of Outlander came in 2014, and it received immense applauds for brilliantly combining historical events with fiction. In addition, the series successfully developed an emotional depth in its character, which has gathered a massive fanbase for Outlander over five seasons. Meanwhile, the Starz network has already announced the show’s renewal for the sixth and seventh seasons. With the sixth installment already in the works, fans’ excitement for Outlander Season 6 is increasing day by day.
The Teaser is here!
During last month’s New York Comic-Con, Starz’s revealed the first teaser for the upcoming season of its fantasy drama series Outlander. The one-minute-long promo clip starts with fan-favorite couples Jamie and Claire Fraser and Brianna and Roger Mackenzie. Claire and Jamie are living on the ridge in North Carolina at the land given to them by the Crown.
Next, we hear Clair saying, “It’s starting,” referring to the Revolutionary War. In the teaser, we further see a man nailing a poster saying, ‘Boycott British Goods. A few short glimpses indicate that the American Revolutionary War will be the key plot point in Outlander Season 6. The sixth season will be based on A Breath of Snow and Ashes, the sixth book in Diana Gabaldon
When Will Outlander Season 6 Air?
Outlander season 5, which started airing on February 16, finished its run on Starz on May 10, 2021. The fifth season having 12 episodes, was based on the fifth book in the Outlander series, ‘The Fiery Cross.’
It was renewed for the sixth run in May 2018, and the production was to begin in May 2020. However, the Covid19 pandemic caused a delay in production, and it finally started in February 2021. The creator also trimmed the total number of episodes in Outlander Season 6 to eight due to the delay.
Meanwhile, Outlander’s official Twitter handle shared a post on June 1, 2021, confirming that the production has officially wrapped. Although the tweet didn’t mention any official release date for the Outlander Season 6, it revealed that the series will arrive in 2022. And that the first episode will be 90 minutes long.
Unfortunately, there’s no official release date for the sixth run of Outlander yet. However, in an interview, the series star Sam Heughan hinted that the new season might arrive in February next year. Although, it is true that the season is currently in the post-production stage and will hit our TV screens soon. However, with questions the fifth season left us with, Outlander Season6 might just be worth the wait.