The growth of the Starz franchise Outlander with a prequel is a go, and will likely be known as Outlander: Blood of My Blood.
The enlarging of the Outlander universe will painting the love story between Jamie Fraser’s dad and mom. The writers room on the brand new mission is underway, and Diana Gabaldon, who penned the Outlander novel collection, will likely be a consulting producer on the collection.
Matthew B. Roberts is writing Outlander: Blood of My Blood and can function showrunner and govt producer. He’s additionally the showrunner and govt producer for Outlander, the time-traveling drama starring Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, which has already been greenlit for a seventh season.
Along with Roberts, Maril Davis can even govt produce the prequel together with Ronald D. Moore, who developed Outlander for TV underneath their manufacturing banner Tall Ship Productions. Story Mining & Provide Firm can even govt produce.
“Outlander is a riveting present that, from season to season, has captured the hearts of its followers world wide. We’re excited to peel again the layers of this vibrant world to carry our viewers the origin of the place all of it started. Matthew, Maril and Ronald will proceed to carry their wonderful imaginative and prescient and creativity to this new iteration, and we are able to’t wait to see what occurs subsequent,” Kathryn Busby, president of unique programming at Starz, mentioned in an announcement.
The prequel will likely be accessible throughout the worldwide footprint for Starz and StarzPlay in Europe, Latin America and Brazil. The growth of Outlander follows the time-traveling drama’s COVID-delayed sixth season debuting on Starz.
Season seven of Outlander, which is able to once more encompass 12 episodes, will likely be primarily based on the seventh of writer Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book collection, An Echo within the Bone.