February 4, 2023

Outlander has been renewed for an eighth and final season on Starz, much to the relief of heaving chests around the world.

The popular series that centers on the time travel of 20th century heroine Claire, who falls through a hole in time to meet 18th century Scotsman Jamie Fraser, is coming to an end, but not before reveal a satisfying ending.

In a statement, Starz’s president of original programming, Kathryn Busby, said, “Before we close this chapter, there’s plenty of gripping story to tell over the course of 26 new episodes.”

Season Eight: Outlander has been renewed for an eighth and final season on Starz, much to the relief of heaving chests around the world.

Catriona Balfe, 43, who plays Claire, shared the good news on Instagram, posting a video put together by the production company that wrote: ‘We have BIG news. Bittersweet but also very exciting that we can continue this journey for an eighth and final season.

“It has been a gift beyond my wildest dreams,” the Irish beauty continued, “it has brought me lifelong friendships, stretched me as an actor and as a person and now we can bring it back for one more season and end it well for all of you, amazing.” . fans. Thank you for being with us on this magical journey.’

Co-star Sam Heughan, 42, shared the same video on Instagram Stories, writing: “The amazing journey continues.” @outlander_starz has been renewed for an eighth and final season.

Bittersweet: Catriona Balfe, 43, Who Plays Claire, Shared The Good News On Instagram, Writing: 'We Have Big News.  Bittersweet But Also Very Exciting That We Can Continue This Journey For An Eighth And Final Season.

Bittersweet: Catriona Balfe, 43, who plays Claire, shared the good news on Instagram, writing: ‘We have BIG news. Bittersweet but also very exciting that we can continue this journey for an eighth and final season.”

Incredible Journey: Sam Heughan, 42, Shared The News Writing: 'The Incredible Journey Continues.  @Outlander_Starz Has Been Renewed For An Eighth And Final Season'

Incredible journey: Sam Heughan, 42, shared the news writing: ‘The incredible journey continues. @outlander_starz has been renewed for an eighth and final season’

The series, based on the books by Diana Gabaldon, has been a worldwide success, winning two BAFTA Awards and two Critics Choice Awards, among many others.

The seventh season, which will premiere in the summer, is based on the novel A Echo in the Bone.

A new trailer, released in early January, has fanned the flames of fan excitement.

Passion: A Statement From Starz Read:

Passion: A statement from Starz read: “before we close this chapter, there is much of his gripping story to tell”, promising viewers will be treated to a satisfying end to the saga.

Viewers will be relieved to know that while Claire and Jamie’s passionate story is coming to an end, they don’t have to say a final goodbye to the Fraser family.

A prequel, Outland: Blood of my Blood, which focuses on Jamie’s parents Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser, has been greenlit.

Writer/producer Matthew B. Roberts said, “There is still so much more to come in the ‘Outlander’ universe, and we can’t wait to continue sharing these stories with our dedicated fans.”

Prequel: A Prequel, Outland: Blood Of My Blood, Which Focuses On Jamie'S Parents Ellen Mackenzie And Brian Fraser, Has Been Greenlit.

Prequel: A prequel, Outland: Blood of my Blood, which focuses on Jamie’s parents Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser, has been greenlit.