'Outlander' season 3 release date, spoilers: Drama to take on Diana Gabaldon's novel 'Voyager'


Time flies as “Outlander” season 2 has only one more episode left before it formally closes its current chapter. And while there are countless things to look forward to during their season finale, some fans are already looking ahead to the show’s next installment.

Season 3 will take on the next chapter of the famous Diana Gabaldon novels where the period drama is based on. Titled “Voyager,” the narrative of the story will show what happens after the war in Culloden and will eventually reveal that Jamie did not die. This will come as a shock to Claire, given that what has transpired prior, but she will nevertheless be thrilled about her husband’s survival. Moving forward, Jamie tries to cope with his brand new life as Claire recalls the past 20 years since leaving Jamie. Upon knowing the story, their daughter Brianna will try to track down Jamie but it appears that it will not be an easy road for everyone.

While the show has remained faithful to the novels up until now, that does not mean that they will be restricted to what the original story is telling. It is still unclear whether the small screen adaptation of Jamie and Claire’s love story, played by Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe respectively, will take the exact same route as “Voyager. ” Executive producer Ronald D. Moore has previously shared that they will continue to push boundaries in terms of the show’s storytelling and direction.

Aside from the foreseeable future, fans of “Outlander” will be pleased that the show will continue until season 4, at least for now. Starz recently ordered the third and fourth installments of the show back-to-back which is evidence of the drama’s growing popularity. The announcement was made via the network’s website with a statement coming from the company CEO, Chris Albrecht:

“‘Outlander’ is like nothing seen before on television. From its depiction of a truly powerful female lead character, to the devastating decimation of the Highlander way of life, to what is a rarely seen genuine and timeless love story, it is a show that not only transports the viewer, but inspires the passion and admiration of its fans. On this 25th anniversary of the publication of the first book in the U.S., we are thrilled and honored to be able to continue the story that began with author Diana Gabaldon, and is brought to life by the incredibly talented Ronald D. Moore. There are no better storytellers for ‘Outlander’ than this team, both in front and behind the camera,” he said in the statement.