'Outlander' Season 3 Spoilers, News, & Cast Updates: Episode 1 Plot Synopsis, Preview Clip Revealed!

By Staff Reporter , Updated Dec 15, 2016 06:27 PM EST

"Anna Karenina" actor Conor McCarry has been cast as older Jamie Murray. While Hanna James and Tanya Reynolds were cast as the Dunsany sisters for "Outlander" Season 3. Also, Starz Network finally revealed the official plot description and promo clip for the premiere episode.

"Anna Karenina" alum Conor McCarry has landed a significant role in "Outlander" Season 3. McCarry will play as the older version of young Jamie Fraser Murray. Jamie is the son of Jenny (Laura Donnelly) and Ian Murray (Steven Cree), reports have stated.

In addition to that, Starz Network has finally cast the actresses to play the role of the Dunsany sisters. According to E! Online, "Mercy Street" actress Hanna James will play as Geneva Dunsany while "Delicious" actress Tanya Reynolds will play the role of Isobel Dunsany.Geneva's role is described as a beautiful spoiled brat with a headstrong and demanding attitude. While Isobel possess a friendly and compassionate personality.

As per the official plot synopsis of the premiere episode of "Outlander" Season 3, reports have noted, "Now that Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) is pregnant, she is facing difficulty with the fallout of her sudden reappearance and its effect on her marriage to her first husband, Frank Randall (Tobias Menzies).

Meanwhile, during the 18th century, Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) suffers from the effect of his doomed last stand at the historic battle of Culloden, as well as Claire's loss. As the years passes, Jamie and Claire tried to live life on separate ways, each haunted by the memory of their lost love."

The production for "Outlander" Season 3 started in Scotland last August 2016 and will move to South Africa next year. The upcoming season premieres on April 1, 2017, first and exclusive on Starz Network."Outlander" is a British-American television drama series based on Diana Gabaldon novel series under the same name.

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