As beforehand reported by Monsters and Critics, there was a brand new casting announcement for the grownup son of Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan). William Ransom might be portrayed by Canadian actor, Charles Vandervaart.
This was thrilling information for followers who needed to take care of a shortened Season 6 and are actually searching for any information in the course of the Droughtlander as filming commences on Season 7.
Nonetheless, the Outlander writer, Diana Gabaldon additionally revealed that she needed to be actually cautious in an effort to not spoil the information forward of the official announcement.
Grownup William Ransom actor just lately forged
Whereas followers of Outlander are solely simply studying the thrilling information in regards to the casting for William Ransom, the actor and numerous others concerned with filming additionally knew.
This meant that a wide range of individuals needed to stay silent relating to the casting.
For a lot of actors, that is the norm in relation to filming however, for Diana Gabaldon, she was suggested to ensure nobody snooping on her official Twitter account labored it out forward of time.
Diana Gabaldon stored the key by following decoy actors on Twitter
In a current interview that Gabaldon did with She Knows, the writer revealed the extent she went to in an effort to be certain that information didn’t break early relating to Charles Vandervaart.
“[Starz] made me unfollow him on Twitter,” Gabaldon revealed.
It was one thing she additionally did previous to the forged announcement for Jamie Fraser and she or he used the identical technique from again then in regard to Vandervaart’s involvement with Outlander.
“I did for him the identical factor I did for Sam Heughan when he was first forged as a result of everyone need[ed] to learn about Jamie. And they also have been following me,” Gabaldon defined.
Nonetheless, she additionally had one other trick up her sleeve when it got here to creating positive the key wasn’t leaked — she began following a bunch of decoy actors.
“I went and located a number of different younger actors of about the identical dimension and basic side and adopted six of them to throw them off the [scent]. In order that’s what I did for this younger man as nicely, so I’m nonetheless following the decoys.”
Gabaldon then went on to clarify that she managed to see the actor in his audition tapes and was very impressed, additionally providing up some spoilers relating to Season 7. So, for individuals who wish to keep away from such issues, look away now.
For everybody else, although, it seems that William will discover out who his actual father is in Season 7 of Outlander, so be certain that to tune in to search out out precisely how that goes down.
Sadly, although, no official phrase has been issued relating to when precisely followers will get to search out this out as Starz has not but revealed the premiere date. Actually, the community isn’t even saying but if the historic drama collection will return for an eighth season.
Outlander has been renewed for Season 7, however, as but, no premiere date has been launched by Starz.