‘Outlander’ Season 3 Production Delayed Due To Caitriona Balfe’s Mystery Illness, Will The Season Premiere Happen On Time?

Perry Carpenter - Author

Aug. 21 2016, Updated 10:01 a.m. ET

This year’s Droughtlander might be longer than expected.

Production for Season 3 of Outlander is supposed to be under way, yet reports indicate that filming has been officially delayed for the time being.

How will this impact the premiere date for the new season?

According to MNR Daily, Caitriona Balfe’s health is the main reason behind the recent delays in production.

Balfe stars opposite of Sam Heughan on the hit series and plays the lead role of Claire.

The source of Balfe’s illness is unknown, though the timing could negatively affect the release date for Season 3.

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