'Outlander' season 3: Lotte Verbeek answers fan questions

By @sachintrivedig on
Lotte Verbeek as Geillis in "Outlander" TV series. Outlander/ Facebook

After making a surprise return in “Outlander” season 3, Lotte Verbeek (Geillis Duncan) took to Twitter to answer some fan questions about her character, especially about the bloodbath scene. Fellow cast member John Bell also joined the conversation by asking a question of his own. The following article contains spoilers from episodes that have already aired.

The first question involved choosing between real and fake blood. The actress jokingly chose the blood of young boys (see below).

So far, Verbeek has been part of all three seasons. But her character has been different each year. Fans first saw her in the 1700s, then in the flash forward, and now she’s back in the past. When asked to choose the best season so far for her, the actress chose season 3, calling it “crazier than ever.” In another reply, she called her character unpredictable and “totally nuts,” but at the same time said that Geillis is endearing at some level.

As for the questions related to the bloodbath scene, the actress said the blood was “sweet and sticky,” and in another tweet, she said it was “very floatable” to swim in blood. The actress added that this was her favourite scene so far. She also complimented the writing, which has won a lot of praise from fans.

Verbeek had to travel all the way to South Africa to film her scenes. The actress said she had never been there before; she described the experience as “lovely.”

Fellow cast member Bell asked the actress to choose between peach pie and cherry pie. The actress wanted “all and more,” adding that she loves Bell and that she misses him.

As far as the plot is concerned, Geillis has to figure out who this 200-year-old baby is. When a fan asked if Verbeek’s character will find out that the girl she's looking for is Brianna (Sophie Skelton), the actress asked the fan to “stay tuned.”