Outlander creator unfollowed William Ransom actor on Twitter and adopted decoys to maintain the key

Charles Vandervaart has been cast as William Ransom in Season 7 of Starz's Outlander
Charles Vandervaart has been solid as William Ransom in Season 7 of Outlander. Pic credit score: Starz

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 can be portrayed by Canadian actor, Charles Vandervaart.

This was thrilling information for followers who needed to deal with a shortened Season 6 and at the moment are searching for any information in the course of the Droughtlander as filming commences on Season 7.

Nevertheless, the Outlander creator, Diana Gabaldon additionally revealed that she needed to be actually cautious with a purpose to not spoil the information forward of the official announcement.

Grownup William Ransom actor lately solid

Whereas followers of Outlander are solely simply studying the thrilling information concerning the casting for William Ransom, the actor and numerous others concerned with filming additionally knew.

This meant that quite a lot of individuals needed to stay silent relating to the casting.

For a lot of actors, that is the norm in terms of filming however, for Diana Gabaldon, she was suggested to verify 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 creator revealed the extent she went to with a purpose to be certain 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 solid announcement for Jamie Fraser and he or she used the identical technique from again then in regard to Vandervaart’s involvement with Outlander.

Sam Heughan stars as Jamie Fraser, as seen in Season 6 of Starz's Outlander
Sam Heughan stars as Jamie Fraser, as seen in Season 6 of Outlander. Pic credit score: Starz

“I did for him the identical factor I did for Sam Heughan when he was first solid as a result of everyone need[ed] to find out about Jamie. And they also have been following me,” Gabaldon defined.

Nevertheless, 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 measurement and common side and adopted six of them to throw them off the [scent]. In order that’s what I did for this younger man as effectively, so I’m nonetheless following the decoys.”

Gabaldon then went on to elucidate 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 many who need 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 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. In truth, the community shouldn’t be even saying but if the historic drama sequence will return for an eighth season.

Outlander has been renewed for Season 7, however, as but, no premiere date has been launched by Starz.

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