Netflix’s Outlander Season 5: Here’s The Release Date, Cast, Plot, Exciting Fan Theories And Spoilers Ahead!

The romantic fictional series Outlander is finally out with its fifth season. The series is adapted from a novel written by Diana Gabaldon and airs on Starz. 

The show made its debut on August 9, 2014, and now it has four seasons in total. Moreover, the fifth season just got out recently.

Compared to the other three seasons, fans of Outlander had to wait for the release of the fifth season for a long time.

Release date: Outlander season 5

The fifth season of Outlander was released on February 16, 2020, on Starz. Season 5 consists of 12 episodes in total. Moreover, it has been renewed for a sixth season, which is great news for the fans.

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Cast: Outlander season 5

The following are the few cast present in the fifth season.

  • Claire as Caitriona Balfe
  • Jamie Fraser as Sam Heughan
  • Brianna as Sophie Skelton
  • Roger as Richard Rankin
  • Duncan Lacroix as Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser
  • Maria Doyle Kenndey as Aunt Jocasta
  • David Berry as Lord John Grey
  • Cesar Domboy as Fergus Claudel Fraser
  • Lauren Lyle as Marsali
  • Edward Speleers as Stephan Bonnet
  • Tim Downie as Governor William Tryon
  • Paul Gorman as Josiah 
  • Kezzie Beardsley and Bronwyn as twins named Fanny Beardsley.

Fan Theories on Outlander season 5

Few fan theories about the fifth season involve if Jamie is going to kill Murtagh Fitzgibbons as per the command of Governor Tryon. Most of the fans used to think he was definitely going to kill him, while others thought the opposite.


There will be more stories to be told through time travel. Also, what will happen between Brianna and Roger is an important theory among fans. 

Plot: Outlander season 5

In the fourth season, we have seen the ups and downs of the relationship between Brianna and Roger. However, they get married in the fifth season. Even though they got married, they could not live happily as the ghost of Stephen Bonnet is on the move. In order to protect her son from danger, they decided to walk through the stones. 

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On the other hand, Jamie was forced to murder Murtagh by Governor Tryon. Jamie tries every way to warn Murtagh about it, but he fails, and Murtagh gets killed. At the same time, Roger gets kidnapped and is hanged on a tree by Militia. But fortunately, his life gets saved.

Brianna gets kidnapped by the bonnet. However, she shoots him. At the end of the episode, Claire is kidnapped and raped, but Jamie and his friends help her from danger. 

Even though season 5 is about to get over, the renewal of the sixth season has already been made, and as per the current information, the production will start at the end of 2020.