Starz has officially announced that their upcoming series, “Outlander” will premiere on Saturday, August 9. They also released an interesting poster which you can see above.
The television series is based on the sci-fi/romance/adventure series of the same name written by Diana Gabaldon.
The tale follows Claire (Caitriona Balfe), a married British combat nurse from 1945 who mysteriously falls back in time to 1743 Scotland, where she is torn between her husband Frank Randall (Tobias Menzies) and Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a Scottish warrior who comes to her rescue.
“Outlander” is executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica”). The sixteen-episode first season is currently shooting on location in Scotland.
The first two episodes of the series are written by Executive Producer Moore and directed by John Dahl (Dexter, Breaking Bad, Justified).