Two huge roles have been cast! The Dunsany sisters have a huge impact on Jamie’s life after Culloden in Voyager. Ron Moore has done a wonderful job of staying faithful to Gabaldon’s novels. Let’s hope this season is not an exception, because #DROUGHTLANDER is unbearable.
Beverly Hills, Calif., November 10, 2016 – The casting of new key characters continues as Book 3 of OUTLANDER films in Scotland. Starz, in association with Sony Pictures Television, announced today that Hannah James and Tanya Reynolds will play the Dunsany sisters ‘Geneva’ and ‘Isobel,’ respectively.
Eldest daughter Geneva is as beautiful as she is headstrong. Yet she’s also petulant, spoiled and demanding of the servants at their home- Helwater. Geneva’s accustomed to getting exactly what she wants when she wants it. Underneath however she has a vulnerability — even a naiveté — due to her sheltered life.
Geneva will be played by Hannah James who attended the Guildford School of Acting in England and received her BA Honors in Acting. She was signed with Bloomfields Welch Management in London during the spring of 2014 and became GSA’s Spotlight Nominee for that graduating year’s class. Several months later, she made the jump back across the pond to pursue her acting career in LA. After working with WME and Luber Roklin Management for three months, Hannah landed the role of Emma Green in “Mercy Street,” coincidentally filmed in her home state, just an hour from her childhood home in Virginia.
Isobel, Geneva’s younger sister, is warm, friendly and genuine. Though more plain than her sister, Isobel is inherently more likeable and compassionate towards others.
Tanya Reynolds, who will play Isobel, graduated from The Oxford School of Drama in 2015, and has since played a lead role in feature film Fanny Lye Deliver’d, opposite Maxine Peake and Charles Dance, set to be released next year. She has also just finished filming a lead role in a new drama for Sky One called Delicious, opposite Dawn French.