‘Outlander’ Star John Bell Offers Fans an Update on Season 6 — So When Will Droughtlander End?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Outlander followers have been patiently ready for any information about season 6 within the wake of the manufacturing shutdown. Just like practically each different scripted sequence, the pandemic pressured forged and crew to postpone their manufacturing schedule for months. Starz has not made any official statements concerning the subsequent season of Outlander. But, star John Bell (Young Ian) has simply given followers a touch that Droughtlander would possibly quickly be over.

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‘Outlander’ star John Bell | Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for SCAD

‘Outlander’ season 6 was supposed to begin filming earlier than the season 5 finale aired

As followers are painfully conscious, the break between Outlander seasons has historically been a lot lengthier than breaks between seasons of different TV sequence. Because of this, followers created the time period Droughtlander to explain the lengthy wait.

Starz tried to shorten the wait once they renewed the present for 2 seasons without delay – seasons 5 and 6. Traditionally, that they had been renewing the sequence only one season at a time. Despite Starz’ good intentions, the coronavirus had different plans.

The Outlander forged and crew had been supposed to start filming earlier this yr – earlier than the season 5 finale aired. But, the pandemic pressured the forged and crew to postpone manufacturing till it was deemed secure to return.

They have been patiently ready for months to get the go-ahead from the community. It now seems the forged and crew has lastly acquired the information they’ve been ready so lengthy to listen to – it’s time to get again to work.

John Bell gave followers hope with a latest post on his Instagram Stories

Bell has given Outlander followers hope that pre-production might have lastly began for the upcoming season. He lately revealed on his Instagram Stories that he had formally begun making ready for season 6. Bell shared a mirror selfie that exposed he was starting to develop his character’s trademark mohawk coiffure.

This was the primary indication from anybody within the forged or crew – or the Starz community – that they’d start taking pictures quickly. Bell made it clear he was on “day 1” of his mohawk mission.

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As ClaireandJaime.com factors out, Outlander followers may not know what number of days it takes for Bell to develop again his Young Ian coiffure. But the image proves that preparations have begun and filming shall be beginning quickly.

The post additionally clears up any questions on Young Ian returning for Outlander season 6. Most followers did anticipate Bell’s character to return to the sequence. They are hoping to seek out out extra about Young Ian’s backstory.

‘Outlander’ followers can discover numerous bonus content material on-line to outlive Droughtlander

Despite Bell’s hopeful post, Outlander season 6 continues to be months away. To survive the extra-long Droughtlander, there may be numerous particular bonus content material on-line for followers to get pleasure from.

There is the Outlander End of Summer sequence on The Outlander Collector Facebook web page. There can be Outcasts, the unofficial Outlander podcast hosted by stars David Berry (Lord John Grey) and Tim Downie (Governor Tryon).

Berry and Downie talked to star Caitriona Balfe (Claire Frasier) throughout a latest episode. Balfe appeared on the finale episode — this time with Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser) in tow. In June, Heughan stated he was hopeful that they’d get began quickly.

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“We were supposed to be shooting right now and obviously things are still slightly up in the air,” Heughan stated. “But I think you know, I’m hopeful that we’re gonna be back before we know it. They’re putting plans in place.”

Seasons 1 by means of 5 of Outlander can be found to stream on the Starz app and Amazon Prime.

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