We’ve known for a while now thatÂ Outlander Season 2 would be kicking off this spring, but today, Starz announced an official premiere date for the new season of the time-traveling historical drama. Season 2 will begin on Saturday, April 9, at 9 p.m. on Starz.
In addition to the premiere date, Starz has also released a brand new poster forÂ OutlanderÂ Season 2. The image features Claire and Jamie together, hand in hand, along with a Â new Season 2 tagline: “Vive Les Frasers,” or “Long live the Frasers.”
Outlander‘s second season will feature many new faces, including So Awkward‘s Sophie Skelton as Brianna,Â Harry Potter‘sÂ Frances de la Tour asÂ Mother Hildegarde, Borgia‘s Stanley Weber as Le Comte St. Germain, Hatfields & McCoys‘ Robert Cavanah as Jamie’s Jacobite cousin, Jared Fraser. Other new cast members areÂ Alien: Resurrection‘s Dominique PiÃ±on as Master Raymond,Â Homefront‘s Rosie Day as Mary Hawkins, French actress Margaux Chatelier as Jamie’s former love, Annalise de Marillac, Borgia‘s Marc Duret asÂ Monsieur Joseph Duverney, andÂ The Bill‘sÂ Laurence Dobiesz as Black Jack’s brother, Alex Randall.
OutlanderÂ Season 2 begins with Claire and Jamie’s arrival in France after the horrific events that occurred at the end of Season 1. As mentioned above, the new season kicks off on Saturday, April 9, at 9 p.m. on Starz. Check out the new poster forÂ OutlanderÂ below:
[Photo via Starz]