"Outlander" star Laura Donnelly recently dished out some interesting details about the series' upcoming episodes. The actress, who plays the role of Jenny Fraser in popular "Starz" series, sat down for an exclusive interview and talked about her role at length.
Donnelly plays Sam Heughan's character Jamie Fraser's elder sister in "Outlander." She said that she is going to have bigger shoes to fill when the show returns from its mid-season's break. The length of her role is going to be extended and there would be much to do for her in the mid episodes of "Outlander" season 1.
"Jamie comes home to Lollybroch where Jenny is running the household in his absence. While I can't say anything about Season Two, I do know that Jenny is in all of the novels," Donnelly told Fashion & Style.
Throwing more light on how she goes about playing Jenny, Donnelly said that it is much easier to essay a role from a novel as detailed description is given. She even revealed that the emotions and "inner world of the character" comes in handy and really helps in bringing the author's imagination on the screen.
Donnelly also talked about her working experience with Caitriona Balfe (Claire Randall) and Heughan. She said that Heughan is her old friend and Balfe is "brilliant."
"Balfe works harder than anyone else on set but is joy to be around," said the Belfast born actress. Both Balfe and Donnelly are going to have more scenes together as the series progresses, according to the website.
"Outlander" season 1 mid-season ended on a high note. The finale episode shocked the fans, as Black Jack Randall took Randall captive. Fans will be eager to see how things unfold in the remaining episodes, when season 1 resumes in April 2015.
How far would Fraser go to save Randall, is what remains to see. "Outlander" has met with much critical as well as commercial acclaim. Ronald De Moore created the series and its cast comprises of Balfe, Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Stephen Martin Walters, Lotter Verbeek, Gary Lewis, and Graham McTavish.