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Outlander prequel in the works at STARZ

Updated: Aug 30, 2022

STARZ is officially in development on a prequel to Outlander.

Titled Outlander: Blood of My Blood, it will follow the love story of Jamie Fraser’s parents. A writers’ room is already underway on the drama.

“Outlander is a riveting show that from season to season has captured the hearts of its fans around the world,” said Kathryn Busby, President, Original Programming at STARZ. “We are excited to peel back the layers of this vibrant world to bring our audience the origin of where it all began. Matthew, Maril 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 and will serve as showrunner and executive producer. He is also the showrunner and executive producer for Outlander, which is currently in production on its seventh season. In addition to Roberts, Maril Davis will also executive produce the prequel along with Ronald D Moore, who developed Outlander for television, under their production banner Tall Ship Productions. Story Mining & Supply Company will also executive produce 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. It will premiere on STARZPLAY in the UK and Europe.

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