The eighth season will be the last of the historical drama, although a prequel series is in development.

One of the most popular shows on television is coming to an end Sam Hogan Season 8 of the STARZ historical drama has been revealed Outlander finished filming. The 10-episode season will be the last of the series, and news of its ending is expected to follow the premiere of Season 7 this summer.

in a post on Instagram, Heughan, who plays Scottish warrior Jamie Fraser on the show, posted a photo of himself with the show’s paw and announced that principal photography for Season 8 has wrapped. “220 shooting days, a whole year of Outlander,” Heughan wrote in the post. “THANK YOU to our amazing crew and amazing fans who work so hard… we CAN’T WAIT for season 8 (watch) you.” Heughan joined the picture co-star Caitriona Balfe, Claire plays Fraser, Jamie’s love interest and eventual wife.

Outlander based on the novel series of the same name by Diana Gabaldon. The show follows World War II nurse Claire, who inadvertently time-travels to 18th-century Scotland and ends up in the middle of a conflict with the Highland Scots and the British Army. She eventually falls in love with Jamie and must figure out how to make a life for herself in the 1700s while keeping her loved ones safe in the modern era. Season 8 plot details remain highly guarded an extended 16-episode seventh season It will continue to monitor Frasers’ exploits when it drops in mid-2023. Perhaps picking up where Season 6 left off, Jamie and Claire try to live peacefully in their North Carolina household, after the story shifts to the American colonies, even against the backdrop of the American Revolutionary War. On time Outlander’s Season 8 updatePresident of STARZ Original Programming, Catherine Busby, said:

“About ten years Outlander has captured the hearts of audiences around the world, and we’re delighted to bring Claire and Jamie’s epic love story to a fitting conclusion. But before we close this chapter, they have many more passionate stories to tell over the course of 26 new episodes, and much more to explore in this dynamic world and its origin story.”

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Critically acclaimed since its premiere in 2014, Outlander created by Ronald D. Moore. The show is produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Left Bank Pictures, Story Mining and Supply Company and Tall Ship Productions. Heughan and Balfe will serve as executive producers together Andy Harries for the left bank, Jim Kohlberg For Story Mining, Meryl Davis and Moore for the tall ship, Tony Grafia, Luke Shelhas, and Matthew B. Roberts, the latter serves as an indicator.

Although Jamie and Claire’s story ends with season 8, its overall arc Outlander does not draw conclusions. prequel series, Outlander: Blood of My Blood, was announced to be in development on STARZ in 2022. While series details are limited, Moore and Davis will once again executive produce through their Tall Ship banner, with Roberts returning as showrunner. Blood of my blood It continues the love story between Jamie’s parents, who died before the events Outlander.

There is no release window for Season 8 Outlander was announced. Season 7 will premiere on STARZ in the summer of 2023, but an exact date has not been announced. Heughan’s Instagram post can be seen below: