Outlander: Blood of My Blood: Starz prequel series in progress – series canceled + renewed

Outlander: Blood of My Blood: Starz prequel series in progress - series canceled + renewed

Outlander fans can watch another episode soon. Starz is currently developing a prequel series focusing on Jamie’s parents called Outlander: Blood of My Blood. The series has not been officially ordered, but it seems, given the popularity Outlander in the cable network.

Cast: Caitrina Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, David Berry, Ed Speleers, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Cesar Domboy, Lauren Lyle, Colin MacFarlane, Kyle Rees, Tim Downey, Caitlin O’Ryan, Billy Boyd , John Tarcy, Michael Xavier, Paul Gorman, Alistair Findlay, Bronwyn James, Chris Larkin, Ned Dennehy, Anna Burnett and Chris Donald, the drama is about a time-traveling doctor named Claire (Balf) and her 18th-century boyfriend, Jamie Fraser (Heughan). The series is based on a novel by Diana Gabaldon, who is also working on a prequel novel about Jamie’s parents.

Starz revealed more about the prequel in a press release.

“STARZ today announced that it is in development of the highly anticipated prequel to the globally acclaimed Outlander series, titled Outlander: Blood of My Blood. In the writers’ room, work is underway on a drama about the love story of Jamie Fraser’s parents. The series will be available worldwide on STARZ in Canada and STARZPLAY in Europe, Latin America and Brazil.

Outlander is a thrilling show that has captured the hearts of fans around the world season after season,” said Katherine Busby, President of Original Programming at STARZ. “We are excited to reveal the layers of this vibrant world to show our audience the origins of where it all began. Matthew, Meryl and Ronald will continue to bring their excellent vision and creativity to this new iteration and we can’t wait to see what happens next.”

Matthew B. Roberts is writing the screenplay for Outlander: Blood of My Blood and will serve as showrunner and executive producer. He is also the showrunner and executive producer of Outlander, which is currently in production for its seventh season. In addition to Roberts, Meryl Davis will also executive produce the prequel alongside Ronald D. Moore, who developed Outlander for television under his production brand Tall Ship Productions. The Story Mining & Supply Company will also serve as an executive producer, with Diana Gabaldon serving as a consulting producer.

Outlander: Blood of My Blood will be produced by Sony Pictures Television. Executive Vice President of Original Programming Karen Bailey will oversee the prequel on behalf of STARZ.

The Outlander television series is inspired by Gabaldon’s international bestsellers, which have sold nearly 50 million copies worldwide, with all nine books on the New York Times bestseller list. The Outlander television series is a hit with viewers around the world, spanning the genres of history, science fiction, romance and adventure in one amazing tale.”

The cast will be announced later.

What do you think? Are you a fan Outlander? Would you like to see the prequel series?