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STARZ Begins Developing Outlander Prequel


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The Outlander prequel series Outlander: Blood of My Blood is currently in development for STARZ in Canada and STARZPLAY in Europe and Latin America.

The drama follows the love story of Jamie Fraser’s parents. Outlander showrunner and executive producer Matthew B. Roberts is writing for the prequel and will also showrun and executive produce.

Maril Davis and Ronald D. Moore, who developed Outlander for television, will also executive produce under their production banner Tall Ship Productions. Story Mining & Supply Company will executive produce as well, with Diana Gabaldon serving as a consulting producer.

Sony Pictures Television is producing the prequel series.

Outlander is a riveting show that from season to season has captured the hearts of its fans around the world,” said Kathryn Busby, president of original programming at STARZ. “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.”








About Jamie Stalcup

Jamie Stalcup is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at jstalcup@worldscreen.com.

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