With Jamie and Claire coming to the American Colonies that means Native Americans. So more than 100 First Nation Canadians have gone to Scotland to play a number of speaking roles for the upcoming season (and probably more).
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Check it out. The Outlander Clan is expanding with new actors and new characters. Introducing, Billy Boyd, Caitlin O'Ryan, Natalie Simpson, and Simona Brown. Boyd, O'Ryan and Simpson will all be playing recurring roles.
Boyd will be playing Gerald Forbes, a wealthy lawyer in Cross Creek who is friends with Jamie's Aunt Jocasta. Boyd is best known for Lord of the Rings; other credits include The Flying Scotsman, Seed of Chucky, and An Urban Ghost Story. You can follow Billy Boyd @BillyBoydActor.
Two new cast members have been announced recently. Ainsley Jordan who will be playing the role of Judith Wylie, who will be a rival to Claire. Tim Downie will be portraying Governor William Tryon (it is spelled Tryon). Gov. Tryon is a historical figure you can read about at the North Carolina History Project or Wikipedia.
So that is definitely why Caitriona was cast because the chemistry is off the charts!
We've all been waiting for years to see the audition tape of Sam and Cait and now the time is upon us. Entertainment Tonight will be airing their audition tapes on Valentine's Day. That's right, tune in on February 14, 2018 to ET for the coveted audition tapes. Let's see the magic the PTBs (Powers That Be) over at Outlander saw when Sam and Cait read for them! Check your local listings to find out when it airs!
Are you excited? I am.
Psst... if you're catching this after the fact, I hope to have the videos to share... check the blog.
Are you wondering who Andrew MacNeil is? Me too. And then the description reminded me. Andrew MacNeil is a plantation owner near Cape Fear who is a key member of the Scottish community. I'm pretty sure he's the guy who is always showing up at Jocasta's home and has some authority in the community... lawyer? Magistrate? I barely remember and I could be wrong. But I wonder with this announcement if he'll be a bigger character on the show.
MacNeil will be portrayed by Craig McGinlay who definitely needs a bigger role because he's rather easy on the eyes. And apparently giving Sam a run for his money....
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