Outlander Season 7: Release date, plot, cast and more

Outlander Season 7: The premiere date for the two-part extended season has been confirmed
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Attention fans! Droughtlander is nearly over and the new season of Outlander is on the way. Here is everything we know so far about Outlander Season 7. 

After months of deliberation among the fandom, the Starz network has finally shed some light on the topic of the potential release date of the much-anticipated seventh season of the historical drama television series “Outlander.” Yes, dear readers, you read that correctly, and we are delighted to inform you that WE FINALLY HAVE A PREMIERE DATE! 

The series is set to make its return this summer season on Friday, June 16, 2023, at midnight ET via streaming and internationally on the Lionsgate+ premium streaming platform in the UK. On the other hand, for linear viewers, the show premieres on the same day, at 8 p.m. ET/PT in the U.S. New episodes will be released every Friday.

Outlander Season 7: The premiere date for the two-part extended season has been confirmed

We have also learned that this season will be split into two parts, with the second part debuting sometime in 2024. If you recall, Season 7 will consist of 16 episodes, which will be divided into two halves. So, it will be exciting to see how the story progresses before delving into the recently renewed ten-episode eighth and final season, which will finally bring the series to a close after such a long run. 

Moreover, the network has also released the new first-look pictures from Outlander Season 7 which is based on the Outlander novel series by Diana Gabaldon. Take a look at the post as shared on the official Twitter handle, quoting, “Summer on Fraser’s Ridge sounds lovely, don’t you think? That’s why I’m excited to announce that #Outlander Season 7 officially premieres on JUNE 16!” 

Outlander Season 7: What to expect?

The seventh season is being made based on a book titled, “An Echo in the Bone,” which is the seventh book in the Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. The book follows the adventures of Claire and Jamie Fraser continue in America during the Revolution, joined variously by their nephew Ian Murray, longtime friend Lord John Grey, and Jamie’s illegitimate son, William Ransom.

The plot also follows Jamie and Claire’s daughter Brianna and her husband Roger MacKenzie, who have finally managed to return to the 20th century with their two young children, Jeremiah and Mandy. The cast members who will reprise their roles are Caitríona Balfe as Claire Randall Fraser, Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser, Richard Rankin as Roger Wakefield, Sophie Skelton as Brianna Randall, John Bell as Young Ian Murray, David Berry as Lord John Grey, Caitlin O’Ryan as Lizzie Wemyss Beardsley.

Others include Charles Vandervaart as William Ransom, Maria Doyle Kennedy as Jocasta Cameron Innes, Mark Lewis Jones as Thomas Christie, Alexander Vlahos as Allan Christie, Paul Gorman as Josiah and Keziah Beardsley, and Andrew Adair and Matthew Adair as Jemmy MacKenzie. Several new actors will be joining the cast too, including Gloria Obianyo as Mercy Woodcock, a free Black woman navigating the hardships of life in Colonial America.

Along with Rod Hallett as Benedict Arnold, the notorious Revolutionary soldier, turned traitor; Chris Fulton as Rob Cameron, a new acquaintance of Roger and Brianna. Diarmaid Murtagh as Buck MacKenzie, the illegitimate son of Dougal MacKenzie and Geillis Duncan, and Roger’s ancestor, a role previously played by Graham McTavish in season five, and Kristin Atherton as Jenny Murray, Jamie’s sister, and Young Ian’s mother, a role originated by Laura Donnelly in seasons one through three.

When available to stream, Outlander Season 7, along with all the previous seasons, will be available to stream on STARZ and the STARZ app, with new episodes, most likely premiering on Friday nights.

Moreover, the previous seasons of Outlander can currently be viewed on Amazon, the STARZ app, Netflix, and Hulu based on the region you live in and the membership plan the viewers can choose from and explore the vast catalog of the streaming service. 

In the meantime, check out the official teaser trailer for Starz’s Outlander Season 7 below which gives glimpses into the future plotlines with a tagline stating, “Dream not only of the past but also of the future.”

Outlander Season 7: The premiere date for the two-part extended season has been confirmed

The television series is inspired by Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books, which have sold an estimated 50 million copies worldwide, with all nine of the books gracing the New York Times best-seller list. 

It has become a worldwide success with audiences, spanning the genres of history, science fiction, romance, and adventure in one amazing tale. Matthew B. Roberts, Ronald D. Moore, Maril Davis, Toni Graphia, Luke Schelhaas, Andy Harries, Jim Kohlberg, Caitríona Balfe, and Sam Heughan executive produce.

Outlander,” is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Left Bank Pictures, and Story Mining & Supply Company, in association with Sony Pictures Television. Take a look at the Outlander Season 7 official teaser trailer below: 

Outlander | Season 7 Official Teaser | STARZ

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