Outlander season 5 is effectively underway, and one of many stars of the present, Sophie Skelton, has opened up concerning the one plot line that she and her co-star, Lauren Lyle, fought in opposition to. In the present, Sophie performs Brianna Fraser, whereas Lauren performs her stepsister, Marsali. The pair strike up a friendship after Marsali helps Brianna discover her younger son, Jemmy, however Sophie revealed that this wasn’t all the time going to be the case.
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Chatting to Variety, Sophie admitted that the writers initially wished the pair to be at odds with each other. She defined: “I think originally the writers wanted there to be more animosity between them and we really fought against it. It’s like, c’mon, it’s a female-led show, let’s show that women can support each other and get along. So we really fought for them to be bonding as sisters. I love the scene where Marsali calms Bree’s fears. It’s a lovely moment, a nice quiet moment, getting two women from completely different time periods coming together in this really simple conversation. I like that relationship.”
The collection launched Adso the kitten
Fans have been delighted by the brand new collection of Outlander, notably within the newest episode which launched a brand new addition to the Fraser clan, Adso the kitten! Speaking concerning the cat, one particular person tweeted: “So we finally found someone who can upstage Jamie and Claire. A cute, adorable cat.” Another added: “Well on the upside at least we’re not crying at work. Crying at home while under self-isolation instead.” Speaking concerning the cat in a behind-the-scenes video, Sam Heughan stated: “Apparently we’re going to get him a ginger wig. This is Adso, but his real name is Bear. He’s basically number one now.”