It gave me and the character a dramatic decision to make. Last season was a difficult season for everyone. "Claire is a voyeur of her own imagination," Balfe says. I felt strongly that she shouldn't speak in this creation of her own imagination. His whole team is so bloody talented. It blew me away.
"Jamie's really stuck between a rock and a historic hard place. I think episode 7, the Murtagh storyline. I had a lot of influence with the symbolism of the redcoat. In this exclusive interview from OprahMag.com's visit to the set in Scotland, Caitriona Balfe discusses what's to come for Claire Fraser. "We may be grandparents, but..."Scotland just might see even more tourism if there's a chance fans will spot Heughan sipping a glass of whisky in the Highlands. And we have to thank the director, Jamie Payne, and Toni [Graphia], who wrote it. I wanted this to be like that.It helps that we're not just doing one thing. I thought it was very important to show that strength is not just about things not affecting you. He's her friend.
She will probably try to plow on and get back to normality, but I don't think she's fully aware of just how difficult, subconsciously and psychologically, that's going to be for her.
So much credit has to go to him for having such a clear vision for this episode, especially visually. Heughan says season 5 is about "defending family" and "torn relationships." As an actor, it was such a great storyline. This whole season has been strong and surprising for the viewers, and I think this finale is our strongest yet.I guess it was Matt and Toni.
Every single detail was perfect. That house was beautiful, but they completely redid it—they had this beautiful cork boarding with gold flecking on it that they put up on different walls. I think it's a shame that we're losing him because he really brought so much to the show. After 12 weeks of romance, murder, and mayhem, Outlander closed out season 5 with its most harrowing, audacious episode to date. SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Never My Love,” the finale of “Outlander” Season 5. He's a grandfather. We didn't want to do that. It's evolved so differently over each season. It's so great to see him. You have to be really careful about where you're standing. "This is something that's going to take her own patience and the patience and love of her family to get her through this.
I miss our crew. It's probably much easier to adapt than five was. “Outlander” wrapped up its fifth season with “N… And we did relate back to season 1 a lot: [Claire and Jamie] riding a horse together for the first time or seeing each other for the first time. But it’s always related back to their stories in real life and what's going on with them, so even though it's a sort of fantasy escapism, it's all based in emotional reality.Actually, yeah. Sam and I had such an intimate knowledge of the show and I thought we had a lot to offer and would provide a positive influence. Season 5 finds Jamie preparing for battle yet again, but he's no longer the scrappy young Highlander we first met. Gary is so talented. Outlander Season 5 had some exceptional moments. "Wait, what did you say? I think that's going to probably culminate not this season, but in the next season. We tried as much as we could to take the core of Diana’s storyline and translate it in a way that worked for our characters but also for a modern audience.Matt [Roberts, showrunner] came up with the idea that Claire would go into this dissociative state or go away somewhere—he didn't want to stay with the rape. Instead, she’s apparently capable. It's the essence of who they are—their representation. - Page 2 And Young Ian in his military uniform. Detail is probably the best part of it.For me, the biggest challenge was, what does Jamie look like in her escapism? They built that for four weeks and then tore it down.