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Outlander star Sam Heughan offers role to 'obsessed' fan Karen Gillan 

The Outlander star bantered with Karen on Twitter 

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Sam Heughan has offered an Outlander role to Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Who star Karen Gillan after she tweeted about the hit show. 

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She posted: "Ok I’m late to the party but I started Outlander and I am officially obsessed." Outlander's official account replied: "Welcome to the club, thrilled to have you! I'd warn that symptoms of Outlander addiction may include starting to say anything and everything in a Scottish accent but you've already got that covered." 

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However, it was Sam's comment to the actress that really got people talking! He replied writing: "Still time to find you a wee part Karen," to which she joked: "Can I be an extra loitering around Inverness asking people 'what’s the Craic, eh?'" 

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Joking about her role as time-travelling Amy Pond on Doctor Who, one person replied: "Please, oh please, just you and Arthur in the very back of a crowd or bar or something dressed as a policewoman and a gladiator. Just sitting there eating or something and no one notices." Another added: "Whooo hoooo she has the hair! #ginger #Scotland @SamHeughan." 

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The show recently confirmed that it will be back for season six in the beginning of 2020 with a tweet that read: "In honour of #WorldOutlanderDay, I’m excited to announce that #Outlander Season 6 has officially wrapped and is coming your way in early 2022 with a 90-minute premiere episode... With the challenges of filming in these unprecedented times, season six will be eight episodes with production on an extended, sixteen-episode season seven beginning next year."

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They also shared several photos from the new series, which included several snaps of the Fraser family, including one of Roger looking upset while holding a baby, sparking discussions on upcoming storylines.

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