OutlanderLatest News and Opinion
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 6:58PM EST
Starz boss says Outlander should be back for Seasons 5 and 6
“I wouldn’t worry,” Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said when asked at TV press tour about the drama’s future. He added: “There are ten books and the show’s going amazingly. I think our biggest problem will be making sure that we don’t kill Caitriona (Balfe) and Sam (Heughan) along the way, they are working so hard, especially Caitriona, she’s amazing.”
Posted Monday 1/08/18 at 7:47AM EST
Outlander’s Caitriona Balfe is engaged
The actress showed off her engagement ring from boyfriend of two years Tony McGill on the Golden Globes red carpet.
Posted Friday 12/15/17 at 1:14PM EST
Apple is making a space drama with Battlestar Galactica’s Ronald D. Moore
Apple has given a straight-to-series order on an untitled series that “explores what would have happened if the global space race had never ended.” Moore, who successfully created the Battlestar Galactica reboot of the 2000s, will go back to his space roots after working on Starz’s Outlander. Moore’s space drama experience also includes Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Voyager. This is the third scripted series Apple has ordered, following the Jennifer Aniston-Reese Witherspoon morning show series and the Amazing Stories reboot.
Posted Monday 12/11/17 at 9:04AM EST
Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan talk about filming their Outlander season finale underwater scenes
“We had this really cool water tank at the back of the Cape Town Studios in South Africa,” says Balfe. “Sam and I had done some underwater scuba training so we could stay underwater, and they would just come and feed us oxygen every 30, 40 seconds.”
Posted Thursday 11/30/17 at 1:38PM EST
Outlander’s season finale will help launch JK Simmons’ Counterpart
Simmons’ spy show will be previewed on Starz on Dec. 10, following Outlander's Season 3 finale. Counterpart was originally scheduled to premiere on Jan. 21.
Posted Monday 11/27/17 at 4:53PM EST
Outlander may get an early Season 5 renewal
“In order to keep this show year by year and not have a Droughtlander, we had better start hustling on season 5 right now,” Sony TV’s Chris Parnell — who’s not SNL alum Chris Parnell — tells EW Radio. “I can tell you there are early talks on us doing that, to absolutely not have an extended Droughtlander like we’ve had before. That’s the goal.”
Posted Wednesday 11/15/17 at 1:33PM EST
Brazilian Outlander fans were exposed to X-rated subtitles
Both Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan reacted to the mishap on Twitter.
Posted Saturday 11/11/17 at 3:34AM EST
Some Outlander fan sites are changing their names in reaction to Sony’s piracy crackdown
Sony insists it’s not trying to crack down on fan sites, just pirated merchandise. But those fan sites want author Diana Gabaldon to intervene on their behalf.
Posted Wednesday 11/08/17 at 12:00AM EST
Outlander stars were considered too attractive to age them up for the drama's time jump
Makeup artists tried to age up Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, but they couldn’t make it work. “We have two actors who happen to be incredibly beautiful people,” says executive producer Maril Davis. “It is hard to make them look bad, damn them.”
Posted Monday 11/06/17 at 9:32AM EST
Outlander producer defends making changes from the book
"We knew this was going to be a big shock to the audience," says executive producer Tony Graphia, adding: "We don't even like to say 'cuts' because we love the books. We hate to leave out anything.”
Posted Saturday 11/04/17 at 1:58AM EDT
Outlander author Diana Gabaldon had a “W.T.F.” reaction to a rumor that she's planning to kill off Jamie and Claire
Gabaldon took to Facebook to respond to an “absolutely blithering post” that claimed she would kill off Jamie and Claire in Book 10 because “now that I’m a grandmother I don’t want to write or do book tours anymore.” Gabaldon’s response: “I really don’t use such language, but W.T.F?,” adding: “For the record, I don’t intend to kill Jamie and Claire off.”
Posted Monday 10/30/17 at 8:01AM EDT
Outlander featured “one of our biggest undertakings as a show” in this week's episode
"It took about seven days to do the whole thing and since this is what the episode is about, we felt like we had to give it enough time to do it right,” says executive producer Matthew R. Roberts.
Posted Friday 10/27/17 at 10:04PM EDT
Outlander’s Ronald D. Moore: “I’m happy that they’re going a little crazy”
Moore explains why he’s staying loyal to the books rather than speed things up for fans of the series.
Posted Friday 10/13/17 at 11:28PM EDT
Caitriona Balfe: When it comes to Outlander’s aging process, you have to have a little suspension of belief
“A lot of prosthetics can also be jarring and can take people out of the scene, and it cannot look perfect,” she says.
Posted Wednesday 10/11/17 at 5:14PM EDT
Outlander announces two major additions
Maria Doyle Kennedy and Ed Speleers will play key roles in Season 4.