Starz New Series "Outlander" Coming in 2014

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The "Outlander" series spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history, and adventure into one epic tale.

Outlander follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in to irreconcilable lives.

From Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation”) the series, adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books, is set to premiere on STARZ in 2014.

 Cast:
 Jamie Fraser - Played by Sam Heughan
 Claire Randall Fraser - Played by Caitriona Balfe
 Frank Randall / Captain Jonathan “Black Jack” Randall - Played by Tobias Menzies
 Dougal MacKenzie - Played by Graham McTavish
 Colum MacKenzie - Played by Gary Lewis
 Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser - Played by Duncan Lacroix

More About the Author:
Diana Gabaldon is the New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular Outlander novels-Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, and A Breath of Snow and Ashes (for which she won a Quill Award and the Corine International Book Prize)-and one work of nonfiction, The Outlandish Companion, as well as the bestselling series featuring Lord John Grey, a character she introduced in Voyager.

Her new Outlander novel "Written in My Own Heart's Blood" comes out on March 25, 2014

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