As we are now on the week of Outlander season seven premiering, we have confirmation of the writers and directors for the first eight episodes of the season. These first eight episodes are being referred to by Starz as season 7A.
Episode 701 – “A Life Well Lost” – Written by Danielle Berrow, Directed by Lisa Clarke
Episode 702 – “The Happiest Place on Earth” – Written by Toni Graphia, Directed by Lisa Clarke
Episode 703 – “Death Be Not Proud” – Written by Tyler English-Beckwith, Directed by Jacquie Gould
Episode 704 – “A Most Uncomfortable Woman” – Written by Marque Franklin William, Directed by Jacquie Gould
Episode 705 – “Singapore” – Written by Taylor Mallory, Directed by Tracey Deer
Episode 706 – “Where the Waters Meet” – Written by Sarah H. Haught, Directed by Tracey Deer
Episode 707 – “A Practical Guide for Time-Travelers” – Written by Margot Ye, Directed by Joss Agnew
Episode 708 – “Turning Points” – Written by Luke Schelhaas, Directed by Joss Agnew
The newcomers in the writing team are:
Tyler English-Beckwith – Has previously written a short and a podcast but is also an accomplished actress and playwright.
Marque Franklin William – Has previously written for television shows such as Warehouse 13 and Just Add Magic, as well as short films.
Sarah H. Haught – Has previously written for The Last Ship and Bull.
Margot Ye – Directed and wrote the short, Out of the Blue, and was previously an NBC “Writers on the Verge” class member.
The newcomers on the directing team are:
Joss Agnew – He is an accomplished television director who has directed shows such as The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Irregulars, Poldark, Young Dracula, and Law & Order: UK. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Tracey Deer – A Mohawk filmmaker who has previously directed episodes of Three Pines, Rutherford Falls, Hudson & Rex, and Mohawk Girls. She also wrote episodes and produced Anne with an E. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
Jacquie Gould – She is a Canadian director who has previously directed episodes of Fire Country, Van Helsing, Charmed, and Day of the Dead. She was also a second unit director for Obi-Wan Kenobi. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Lisa Clarke – She has previously directed episodes of The Spanish Princess, Sanditon, and Call the Midwife.
Source: Starz, all other sources are linked in the post.