“I’m still waiting for him to get revenge”… Sam Heughan reveals this old debt between him and Tobias Menzies

“I’m still waiting for him to get revenge”… Sam Heughan reveals this old debt between him and Tobias Menzies
“I’m still waiting for him to get revenge”… Sam Heughan reveals this old debt between him and Tobias Menzies

Remembering one of the great battles ofOutlanderSam Heughan shared an anecdote about his partner Tobias Menzies, who played Jack Randall.

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Since 2014, Sam Heughan has played Jamie Fraser, the hero of the historical and romantic series Outlander. A character who has experienced a thousand adventures, alone or alongside his wife Claire (Caitriona Balfe). Adapted from the novels by Diana Gabaldon, the series is coming to an end: season 8 ofOutlander will in fact be the last of the series, even if it will then be extended with a spin-off, entitled Outlander: Blood of my Blood and dedicated to the love stories of the parents of the two heroes. The actors are currently filming the final episodes of the series and Sam Heughan did not hide his emotion at the idea of ​​having to say goodbye to Outlander and his character Jamie Fraser. During the LandCon fan convention, organized in Paris in April, the actor also revealed some anecdotes about filming the series.

Sama Heughan remembers this “very moving moment” on the set ofOutlander

Responding to a fan question, Sam Heughan mentioned the Battle of Culloden, which occurred on April 16, 1746 in Scotland, which represents one of the defining moments of the series. Outlander. “After this battle the Jacobite revolutionaries were suppressed and England dominated Scotland, the clans were destroyed and many people emigrated,” said Sam Heughan. The actor then recalled filming the battle for the series. “It was a very emotional moment for us, he confided. You are aware of the number of lives lost. Plus, it’s a bit of a dark and scary battlefield.”

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Outlander : that day Sam Heughan punched Tobias Menzies in the face

If Sam Heughan is undoubtedly full of anecdotes about the filming of the Battle of Culloden, one of them sticks in his memory and it concerns one of his partners: Tobias Menzies! The actor, who has since played Prince Philip in The Crownplayed two roles in the first seasons ofOutlander. He played Frank Randall, Claire’s husband, and his ancestor, the terrible Jack Randall, Jamie’s sworn enemy. While filming the Battle of Culloden, Sam Heughan accidentally punched Tobias Menzies in the face. “I’m still waiting for him to take revenge because he was supposed to.” he said with a laugh. Tobias Menzies will have to find the right moment to take revenge, but the actor will not likely be back for the finale ofOutlanderas he revealed.

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