Outlander is the Starz historical drama series; the story is based on the ongoing novel series by Diana Gabaldon; the series has had millions of fans globally since its premiering in August 2014. The popular series is back with its 6th season, and there are no signs of slowing down. The fans are waiting to know what will happen to the Fraser family when the new episodes are released. Here’s everything you need to know about Outlander season 6:
What is the Release Date of Outlander Season 6?
There has been no official premiere date of Outlander season 6 yet, but the new episodes are expected to start airing on Starz in early 2022. A new teaser of season 6 was recently released. During this one-minute teaser, Claire warns Jamie regarding the Revolutionary War. She says: “It’s starting – the storm, the war. It’s almost here.” Moreover, fans can expect a 90 minutes premiere episode as per the Deadline.
On June 1, Sam Heughan tweeted that filming for the 6th season was finished at the end of May. He explained in the same tweet that Outlander season 6 would have 8 episodes, and it will be a much shorter season than the first five seasons that had 12 to 16 episodes each. He also promised that season 7 would be extended, and it is expected to have 16 episodes.
The decision to reduce season 6 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created havoc on various TV shooting and production schedules.
Outlander Season 6 Cast
Here’s what you need to know about the Outlander season 6 cast:
- Sam Heughan as Jamie
- Caitriona Balfe as Claire
- Richard Rankin as Roger
- Sophie Skelton as Brianna
Additionally, the show also announced few more cast additions in March that will play the Christie family. Actress Jessica Reynolds will be seen as Malva Christie, Tom’s spirited daughter who is fascinated by Claire’s work and modern thinking, having troubles with her conservative father.
In the meantime, Mark Lewis Jones will be seen playing the role of Malva’s father. Tom is known as a fellow Ardsmuir prisoner and sincere Protestant who arrives at Fraser’s Ridge looking for a place to settle. Alexander Vlahos will be seen performing the role of Malva’s brother, Allan Christie. Allan is highly possessive about this family as they settle into this new environment.
How to Watch Outlander Episodes?
Fortunately, fans of the Outlander series have various options when it comes to enjoying their favorite drama series. First, Outlander episodes will be available when you subscribe to Starz, and it is a cable network you can add to your current TV subscription. Right now, you can sign up and get 3 months of Starz subscription for $5/month.
Once you have subscribed to Starz, the network airs old episodes of the Outlander series throughout the week. You can also sign up for Starz with the help of your Amazon Prime Video account. You will only need to pay $9.99 every month for two months and $8.99 per month afterward. Netflix users can also watch seasons 1 to 4 on the platform, and it is not sure if seasons 5 and 6 will be available on the streaming platform. With your premium subscriptions of various platforms like Sling TV, Hulu, Philo, and YouTube, you can also watch this show.
You can buy the episodes for $1.99 through Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV, and YouTube.
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