When Does Filming for ‘Outlander’ Season 6 Start? Caitriona Balfe Reveals the Details

Filming has officially wrapped for Outlander season 5 according to the official social media accounts for the hit series. Fans can’t wait to see how it all turns out in season 5. With the premiere on the horizon, some fans are dying to know when filming will start for season 6 already. Luckily, Caitriona Balfe, who plays Claire Fraser, recently revealed the details. Read on to learn more.

When does season 6 of ‘Outlander’ start filming?

Caitriona Balfe
Caitriona Balfe | Michael Kovac/Getty Images for STARZ

Balfe participated in a recent Q&A for the series and she accidentally revealed that filming for season 6 is on the horizon. She said that filming will start “as soon as scripts are ready.” She also said that will “hopefully” be in May, so fans are understandably excited.

Caitriona Balfe plans to stick around

She also confirmed she’ll be sticking around for Outlander. “With yours and Sam’s movie success will you be staying with Outlander until completion of story lines and books, we love your success but don’t want to see you guys not see it until the end, we love you guys!” a fan said.

“We will stay as long as ya’ll still want us and watch us …,” Balfe replied, which is relieving to here for fans that love her character so much.

What’s her favorite Bree and Claire scene?

“@caitrionambalfe What is your favorite Bree and Claire scene? (Those are always some of my favorite scenes to watch) #Outlander,” another fan inquired.

Balfe would love to see more scenes with her on-screen daughter. “So many. I just love this woman @SkeltonSophie and she is awesome as Bree. I would love more Bree and Claire scenes …. @OutlanderWriter can ya hear me ???? More Bree and Claire,” Balfe playfully replied.

Will Caitriona Balfe be a producer in the upcoming season?

“You and @SamHeughan were producers this past season, will that continue next season also and how did you like the experience? 🎬🥃🎬,” another Twitter user wrote.

“Yes we will and it’s been great. A steep learning curve. Definitely felt we really started to enjoy it and had more of an effect as the season went on. It’s a great show that we love, so to be a deeper part of that is amazing,” Balfe replied.

What’s Balfe’s favorite things about her on-screen family?

A fan had the perfect question for Balfe about her on-screen family. “@caitrionambalfe what’s your favorite thing about sophie and sam?” someone asked Balfe.

Balfe had some sweet words for her on-screen family and friends. “About Sam … he’s got a huge heart and Sophie is one of the most wonderful, thoughtful and soulful people I’ve ever met,” Balfe revealed.

When does season 5 of ‘Outlander’ premiere?

Fans can’t wait to catch back up with the Frasers in North Carolina in the upcoming season. So, when does the new season premiere? Season 5 will finally happen on February 16, 2020, and viewers can’t wait. Caitriona Balfe will be back with her co-stars in the explosive new season of the hit Starz series. It will be interesting to see what the Frasers get up to in the new season. There isn’t much longer to wait to find out what will happen.