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Outlander News: Season 4 Casting Announcement

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Outlander Fans!

Another important role has been cast for season 4 of the popular Starz drama Outlander.

U.K. actor Colin McFarlane has been cast in the role of Ulysses, the butler of the River Run plantation in North Carolina. Ulysses is a well-educated and musically inclined man who was sold into slavery when he was young. He was acquired by Hector Cameron, husband of Jocasta McKenzie Cameron (Jamie Fraser’s aunt and sister of the late Dougal and Colum McKenzie), and becomes the trusted servant of Jocasta, who will be played by Maria Doyle Kennedy (Orphan Black).

McFarlane’s extensive film and TV credits include Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and Torchwood. Faithful viewers of the Hallmark Channel holiday movies will also recognize him from the Danica McKeller-led made-for-TV movie A Crown for Christmas.

Production on the fourth season, based on the fourth book “Drums of Autumn” in the Outlander franchise, began in October in Scotland.

An official air date has yet to be announced by Starz, but it is anticipated that Outlander will return later in 2018.

Using her favorite online handle, Rueben is an East Coast-bred gal who is now a permanent Californian and a lifelong tv-oholic. She watches at least 25 TV shows a week, goes to the movies as often as possible, listens to music every waking moment, reads every day and “plays” on the internet every chance she can. Some of her current favorite TV shows are Outlander, Blindspot, The Blacklist, Killjoys, The Brave, The Shannara Chronicles, Good Witch, When Calls the Heart, The 100, Jane the Virgin, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Fosters. Follow her at @ruebenrambling or contact her at rueben@nicegirlstv.com.

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