US cablenet Starz has introduced the long-awaited return of its drama sequence Outlander will occur subsequent yr, with a shortened eight-episode sixth season.
Manufacturing on Outlander, which has aired on Starz since 2014, had been delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in followers dubbing the hole between seasons 5 and 6 as ‘Droughtlander.’
Manufacturing of the shortened sixth season, which may have a 90-minute premiere episode, has now concluded and it’ll return subsequent yr.
The present, a few girl from the Forties being transported again to 1743 and marrying a Scottish revolutionary, is customized from Diana Gabaldon’s worldwide best-selling books. The sixth season relies on the sixth e-book within the sequence, A Breath of Snow and Ashes.
Manufacturing will now start on an prolonged 16-episode seventh season. Each S6 and S7 had been initially commissioned as 12-episode runs.
Ronald D Moore, Matthew B Roberts, Maril Davis, Toni Graphia, Andy Harries and Jim Kohlberg government produce. The sequence is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Sony-owned Left Financial institution Footage and US prodco Story Mining & Provide Firm, in affiliation with Sony Footage Tv.