With news having finally broken that Sophie Skelton has been given the all important of Brianna, daughter of Jamie and Claire, on Starz series Outlander the cast quickly took to Twitter to congratulate the young actress.
Dad Jamie aka Sam Heughan said tongue in cheek that the role should have been his.
Pah! Still think I should have been Bree….
Still, welcome @SkeltonSophie !!! Smashed it.
Now. Behave. Daughter.
— Sam Heughan (@SamHeughan) January 28, 2016
Mum Claire (Caitriona Balfe) also tweeted…
— Caitriona Balfe (@caitrionambalfe) January 28, 2016
Other tweets included one from season two co-star Richard Rankin and author Diana Gabaldon.
@SkeltonSophie Thank God. Thought I might burst
— Richard Rankin (@RikRankin) January 28, 2016
Welcome aboard, Sophie! https://t.co/fKO6ZolR58
— Diana Gabaldon (@Writer_DG) January 28, 2016