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Outlander Prequel Series ‘Blood of My Blood’ Is Currently In the Works At STARZ!

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An “Outlander” prequel series, entitled Outlander: Blood of My Blood, based on the love story between Jamie’s parents is currently in development at Starz, the network exclusively revealed on their social media channels. The news of a prequel in the works had already been shared last February via an exclusive reveal by Variety.

Outlander Season 6, Episode 3 fraser’s ridge; jamie fraser (sam heughan); Claire Fraser (Caitríona Balfe) CR: Robert Wilson/Starz

According to sources, “Outlander” executive producer and showrunner Matthew B Roberts is attached to write and executive produce the STARZ prequel A writers’ room is currently being assembled with an eye to begin work in the coming weeks.

Exact plot details for what the prequel would focus on are being kept under wraps. Ronald D. Moore, who developed “Outlander” for television, will also executive produce along with Maril Davis under their Tall Ship Productions banner. As with “Outlander,” Sony Pictures Television will be the studio. Roberts is currently under an overall deal at Sony.

Gabaldon previously teased that she is still working on a prequel novel about Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser, the parents of “Outlander” main character Jamie Fraser.

“Outlander is a riveting show that from season to season has captured the hearts of its fans around the world. 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.”

Kathryn Busby, President, Original Programming at Starz

Author Diana Gabaldon Says She’s Not Been Approached Yet To Consult On Prequel Series

On the heels of Deadline’s announcement the Outlander prequel Outlander: Blood Of My Blood is in development at Starz, Diana Gabaldon revealed her participation has not yet been secured. Deadline has reached out to Starz for clarification and will update the story when it’s available.

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Source: Variety

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