‘Outlander’ Fans, Sam Heughan Dropped a Major Season 8 Hint

Is Droughtlander finally over? Sam Heughan's announcement about Outlander's status suggests more episodes may be coming shortly. 

The actor stunned his followers with an intriguing news regarding Outlander's eighth and final season, which will conclude Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie Fraser's (Sam) narrative.

He appeared on site in a video on his Instagram story, indicating that work had resumed after the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes earlier this year.

On November 29, he tweeted, "@outlander_starz Season 8... Prep  accompanied by a character gif.Fans were emotional when they heard the Men in Kilts star will play Jamie Fraser again.

"So bittersweet! One Instagram user wrote: "I'm not sure we're ready for the finale ," a viewer commented. Jesus H. Roosevelt! "It's happening, " said another.

Sam is preoccupied with work when Outlander season 8 news breaks. He's promoting his new show The Couple Next Door and Sassenach Spirits before the holidays. 

It also comes months after Outlander aired the first eight episodes of season 7, with part 2 airing in 2024.

Outlander is ending, but Diana Gabaldon's universe will continue. Along with season 7, Outlander: Blood of My Blood is being developed as a prequel. TVInsider reports that the show will cover Jamie's parents Ellen and Brian's love story.

Never expect Outlander Season 8 in 2024.