‘Outlander’ renewed for eighth and final season on Starz
“Outlander” viewers, rejoice.
The fantasy TV drama will end with its eighth and final season, Starz announced Thursday.
The time travel saga won’t end there, however. The network also announced that a prequel series, “Outlander: Blood of my Blood,” is coming to the small screen.
The new 10-episode series will follow the life and relationships of Sam Heughan’s character’s parents, according to a press release.
As Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Heughan)’s chapter draws to a close, showrunner Matthew B. Roberts has confirmed that the prequel series will feature “many names and faces that ‘Outlander’ fans know and recognize.” .
The seventh season of “Outlander” is currently filming in Scotland and will air this summer. The final season will consist of 10 episodes.
“I know how it ends,” Heughan told Jimmy Fallon in 2022 while promoting Season 6. The actor explained how original ‘Outlander’ writer Diana Gabaldon revealed the ending to him a while ago. years and it was buried in his email.
The “Outlander” series is based on Gabaldon’s bestselling book series and first premiered on Starz in 2014.
The period drama follows Claire Randall de Balfe as she navigates romantic relationships while traveling through time.