Kristin Atherton, an actress, will play Jenny Murray in Outlander, replacing Laura Donnelley,
who was unable to return because of other commitments, as revealed by Starz earlier this year.
In Outlander season seven, part two, viewers will get to know the new Jenny, Jamie Fraser's (Sam Heughan) younger sister,
who has returned to Scotland.Suzanne Smith, the casting director for Outlander, revealed how actress Atherton secured the role in a special interview with Daily Express.
Smith gave the following explanation regarding Jamie's younger sister's personality:
"Well, I think she can stand up to her brother." You really have to think that Jenny always had that spitfire-like quality."
Part of what they [the producers] are looking for is that you have to believe they could love each other but lock horns together."
Regarding the recasting process in general, she continued, "It's hard.""Actors who fans are familiar with and enjoy are in their minds,
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