Scottish actor Sam Heughan has shared an replace with followers on the upcoming Outlander prequel sequence.
Finest recognized for his position as James “Jamie” Alexander Malcolm MacKenzie Fraser on the beloved drama series, the Balmaclellan-born actor teased some particulars in regards to the new sequence.
Chatting with Esquire, he said that it is going to be centred round his character’s dad and mom, Ellen and Brian Fraser.
Whereas he could not reveal an excessive amount of, he was capable of share one essential tidbit — and fans is not going to be joyful.
“All I can let you know is that I am not in it,” Heughan stated when requested what he might reveal.
“I consider that it is a prequel specializing in Jamie’s dad and mom after they have been youthful, so I suppose you would possibly see a younger model of him in some unspecified time in the future.
“However I feel I could also be a bit too previous to play younger Jamie now!”
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Whereas for a lot of viewers, the plush Highlands setting is the most important draw, others is not going to be happy to listen to of Heughan’s absence.
Nonetheless, the Scottish actor did go away followers with a glimmer of hope that he might seem within the as-yet untitled prequel, stating: “I might play his dad possibly, or a flash ahead? It’s time journey, in any case.”
Outlander showrunner Matthew B. Roberts will return to write down and govt produce the upcoming sequence.
Elsewhere within the interview, Heughan revealed that he would “love” to play James Bond after Daniel Craig stepped down from the position in 2021.