‘Outlander’ season 5 begins with Brianna and Roger’s marriage ceremony day. HL spoke with Sam Heughan about what it means to Jamie to be part of Brianna’s huge day after lacking a lot of her life.
Brianna (Sophie Skelton) and Roger (Richard Rankin) might be tying the knot within the season 5 premiere of Outlander, which airs Feb. 16. Jamie and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) might be proper by Bree’s facet for her special occasion. For any father, watching his daughter get married is an enormous deal however much more so for Jamie. After having missed a lot of Brianna’s life when Claire went again to the 20th century to guard herself and Brianna, this second is an unforgettable one for Jamie. “It’s a large second for him and I feel it is rather emotional,” Sam Heughan, 39, instructed Trevino EXCLUSIVELY on the Outlander season 5 premiere on Feb. 13. “He has at all times wished this and he lastly will get to provide her away. I feel that you simply see within the very, very first episode that he’s nervous and he’s excited and he desires it to be proper. He clearly desires her husband to even be the person who’s worthy of his daughter. I feel with Roger he doesn’t fairly see that he’s as much as that, nevertheless it’s an exquisite episode, that first episode, and really emotional for everybody.”
What stays robust in season 5 is the connection between Jamie and Claire. The 2 characters have been on the coronary heart of the sequence because the very starting and have gone to nice lengths to be collectively — defying time, battle, and extra. Trevino requested Sam about how Jamie and Claire’s relationship will evolve within the fifth season. “Previously seasons, it has been lots about will they or gained’t they? However Jamie and Claire are very settled now. They’ve their prolonged household round them and never solely that however they’ve all of Fraser’s Ridge,” Sam continued. “I feel now that as a pair, they’re getting older, and there’s nonetheless a large amount of ardour and a large amount of craving. There may be nonetheless a life that they haven’t had collectively. You recognize, Jamie by no means obtained to lift a baby with Claire. I feel he’s nonetheless romantically concerned and yearns to have that life along with her, and the larger image with Roger and Brianna is that is perhaps safer for them to return to the long run. For Jamie, he definitely doesn’t need them to depart. He has simply obtained his daughter and he’s completely happy at this level to have this prolonged household round him.”
Season 5 will cowl the fifth e book in Diana Gabaldon’s sequence, The Fiery Cross. One of many largest adjustments the present has made has been retaining Murtagh (Duncan Lacroix) alive. Within the e book sequence, Murtagh died through the Battle of Culloden. Sam famous that Jamie and Murtagh’s storyline is Jamie’s “largest storyline” in season 5. Jamie and his godfather Murtagh are on opposing sides this season, as Jamie is trapped by an oath to Governor Tryon and the British crown whereas Murtagh’s concerned with the Regulators.
“I feel it’s certainly one of my favorites in all probability within the final two seasons,” Sam stated in regards to the Jamie and Murtagh storyline. “It’s a actually robust storyline and you will notice it proper on the finish of this primary episode. Jamie has been despatched out to trace his godfather and, clearly, he’s torn between his love and his loyalties, however I feel in a manner it considerably is stunning that those that have learn the e book don’t know that it will shock them as nicely!”
The season 5 premiere is at present accessible completely to STARZ subscribers solely on the STARZ app and STARZ On Demand. Outlander season 5’s linear premiere is Feb. 16 at eight p.m. on STARZ.