MADRID, Feb 25 (CultureFree time) –
The ‘Outlander’ universe expands. Starz has announced that it is preparing a prequel to the series developed by Ronald D. Moore and starring Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan. Matthew B. Roberts, executive producer and showrunner of the original series, will be in charge of writing and producing this spin-off.
As reported by Variety, the exact plot details this prequel will have are kept secret. Based on Diana Gabaldon’s literary saga, the author recently commented on Facebook that was working on a prequel novel about Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser, Jamie’s (Heughan) parents.
The writer published the prequel novel ‘of the Virginwhich was part of the anthology ‘Dangerous women’. This story centers on a young Jamie Frase and Ian Murray (Steven Cree) in 1740s France. For now, though, There is no indication that this prequel that Starz is preparing will adapt this novel.
the news arrives on the eve of the sixth season premiere of ‘Outlander’, which will arrive on Starz on March 6. Fans are waiting calmly for its premiere, as has already been confirmed with the seventh round, which will adapt the novel ‘Ecos of the past’ and which will have 16 episodes.
Source: Cultura Ocio