Starz is in development on “Outlander: Blood of my Blood”, the highly-anticipated prequel to its worldwide hit series “Outlander.” Matthew B. Roberts and his writer's team prepare the drama that will follow the love story of Jamie Fraser’s parents. The series will be available across its international footprint on Starz in Canada and Starzplay in Europe, Latin America, and Brazil.
Roberts, who is also the showrunner and executive producer for “Outlander” seventh season, will serve as showrunner and executive producer for this new tv series. Maril Davis and Ronald D. Moore, who developed “Outlander” for television under their production banner Tall Ship Productions, are part of the executive producer's team. Story Mining & Supply Company will also executive produce, with Diana Gabaldon serving as a consulting producer.
“‘Outlander’ is a riveting show that from season to season has captured the hearts of its fans around the world,” said Kathryn Busby, President, 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.”
“Outlander: Blood of My Blood” will be produced by Sony Pictures Television. Executive Vicepresident of Original Programming, Karen Bailey, will oversee the prequel. “Outlander” is inspired by Gabaldon’s international bestselling books, which have sold an estimated 50 million copies worldwide. The television series has become a worldwide success with audiences, spanning the genres of history, science fiction, romance, and adventure in one amazing tale.