Guide to Outlander Season 5 Will Get You Through the Rest of Droughtlander

If we could travel in time, we’d fast forward right to Feb. 16, when Outlander returns for season 5 on STARZ. The new season, based on Diana Gabaldon’s The Fiery Cross, picks up with Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) and his wife Claire Randall Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) happily ensconced at Fraser’s Ridge in the hills of North Carolina, where their little settlement is growing. Of course, it wouldn’t … Continue reading Guide to Outlander Season 5 Will Get You Through the Rest of Droughtlander

Outlander triggered more interest in Scotland than ‘any other cultural artefact in recent years’

The historical roots of the hit television series Outlander and its cultural impact on Scotland will be examined in the first major academic conference of its kind next year. The University of Glasgow will host the Outlander Conference 2020 in June with the history, customs, politics, culture, clothes and music featured in the phenomenally successful television series which is based on the novels of Diana … Continue reading Outlander triggered more interest in Scotland than ‘any other cultural artefact in recent years’

How Outlander Has Avoided The Stereotypes Of Its Source Material

With Outlander Season 3 introducing the first characters/actors of color, this article is so timely. Many have wondered how they would be portrayed on the show, including me (Vida). Tyrese Coleman tackles the touchy subject of stereotypes/caricatures found in the book characters of Dr. Joe Abernathy (played by Wil Johnson) and Mr. Willoughby (played by Gary Young) by comparing them to the version we now … Continue reading How Outlander Has Avoided The Stereotypes Of Its Source Material

Outlander: Inside the Making of the Greatest Sex Scenes

Outlander is famous for its sex scenes—but unlike many shows on television, these scenes don’t just serve to titillate and objectify. They’re stories within the story, never superfluous, and always purposeful. They drive character development, and are essential to the relationship between protagonists Claire and Jamie. They’re also just really beautiful to watch, because guess what? Sex is normal and showing it on TV isn’t a big deal! … Continue reading Outlander: Inside the Making of the Greatest Sex Scenes

Outlander: Claire and Jamie Head to the Bedroom in Latest Photos

EW blessed us with some new photos from Episode 6 – A. Malcolm. And we canna wait for it to hit the Demand mode. The episode we’ve all been waiting for is finally here, Sassenachs. Our century-crossed lovers are finally back in the same age and town and ready to rekindle their love — if Jamie’s pesky new job doesn’t get in the way! Though … Continue reading Outlander: Claire and Jamie Head to the Bedroom in Latest Photos

Outlander | Blacklanderz® Interview with Wil Johnson: Insight into Dr. Joe (EXCLUSIVE)

Wil Johnson made his American debut when his character, Joe Abernathy, stepped onto the screen in Outlander S3 Epi 3, All Debts Paid. Being the first Black (‘Negro’) male in Harvard Medical School’s anatomy class and Claire Randall, being the first female, the two quickly became confidants and forged a lasting friendship. There are interviews of Wil discussing specific scenes from Outlander and even one that found … Continue reading Outlander | Blacklanderz® Interview with Wil Johnson: Insight into Dr. Joe (EXCLUSIVE)

BTS Photos: Outlander S3 Epi3

So, David Berry took over the Outlander Starz IG account. See Behind the Scene photos. ~Enjoy! @caitrionabalfe preps to be a girl boss. [And yes, Wil Johnson . . . watching.] Playing a little game of ‘I Spy, Mac Dubh’ to pass the time. –@mrdavidberry What’s the secret to playing John Grey? These two women from costume and make-up, who have the tough job of … Continue reading BTS Photos: Outlander S3 Epi3

Outlander death: How Joe Abernathy actor prepped for that pivotal scene

When Wil Johnson, as Joe Abernathy, was preparing to tell Claire (Caitriona Balfe) that her husband Frank died in a car crash, Outlander director Brendan Maher gave the English actor a much-appreciated bit of advice: Don’t rush the news. Play it in “real time, not actor time,” Johnson told Outlander Live! on EW Radio. I was so nervous doing it because of the magnitude. There are only … Continue reading Outlander death: How Joe Abernathy actor prepped for that pivotal scene

Wil Johnson on Joining ‘Outlander’ as Joe Abernathy

Wil Johnson is a well known actor in his native UK, but he is about to star in one of the biggest shows on the planet as he takes on the part of Joe Abernathy for the latest series of Outlander. Abernathy is a colleague and confidant for Claire (Caitriona Balfe) as she embarks on a life in America and tries to make a name … Continue reading Wil Johnson on Joining ‘Outlander’ as Joe Abernathy

Outlander S3: Sam Heughan on Jamie’s Tribulations and Finding Hope

When Outlander Season 3 had just started filming in Scotland, I was fortune enough to be part pf a group of journalists who were given the opportunity to visit the sets and talk to the main cast about what fans can expect in the coming season. After the dramatic events of the Season 2 finale left Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Sam Heughan) adrift, we all wanted to know … Continue reading Outlander S3: Sam Heughan on Jamie’s Tribulations and Finding Hope

Filming locations in Scotland for the Outlander Series

Explore the landscapes and buildings of the hit television series Outlander, set during the Jacobite uprisings of the 18th century. Enjoy! With its plotlines of war passion and time-travel set against a backdrop of blindingly beautiful Scottish scenery, it’s little wonder that the hit TV show Outlander and Diana Gabaldon’s novels on which it is based have captured the hearts of many. While it’s sadly … Continue reading Filming locations in Scotland for the Outlander Series

Outlander: 10 reasons you should watch this epic fantasy series

If you’ve not see Outlander, now is the time to catch up with S1 and S2. Below are just few reasons you should be watching it! OUTLANDER is one of the most under-rated shows in the UK, despite having a global fan base to rival the likes of Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead. The Scottish time traveling fantasy drama is based on a … Continue reading Outlander: 10 reasons you should watch this epic fantasy series

Outlander Season 3 First Look: Clash of the Tartans

Tobias Menzies as Black Jack Randall and Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser “We are playing more of [the Battle of Culloden] out on camera,” says executive producer Ronald. D. Moore. “It just felt like we have been promising it for a while. We should give the audience some sense of what happened on that moor.” Tobias Menzies as Black Jack Randall “Tobias [Menzies] and I … Continue reading Outlander Season 3 First Look: Clash of the Tartans