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Outlander to be adapted for cable TV

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Outlander to be adapted for cable TV

Post by Susan » Tue July 17th, 2012, 6:36 pm

I saw this news on Diana Gabaldon's Facebook page a few minutes ago and here's an article.
Ron Moore To Adapt ‘Outlander’ Novels Into Cable TV Series
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed July 18th, 2012, 2:38 am

That should be interesting. I may have to read the second through however-many-there-are books.

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Post by Vanessa » Wed July 18th, 2012, 8:26 am

Interesting news! I wonder who they will cast?
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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 18th, 2012, 8:53 am

There's been so many rumours about this for so long on imdb that I was wondering if it would ever happen. Still it all looks official now....let the casting begin! Everyone says Jason Isaacs should be Jack Randall (including me), what do you all think? I'm not even going to suggest anyone for Jamie.
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Post by Vanessa » Wed July 18th, 2012, 9:21 am

Yes, I agree with you about Jason Isaacs, Madeleine. I think Jamie will be very difficult to cast due to his height and colouring. Perhaps they will have to choose a newcomer to acting.
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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 18th, 2012, 9:28 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]Yes, I agree with you about Jason Isaacs, Madeleine. I think Jamie will be very difficult to cast due to his height and colouring. Perhaps they will have to choose a newcomer to acting.[/quote]

Yes, and Jamie is also pretty young, so I think they'd have to cast someone in their 20s for him to be convincing.
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Post by Madeleine » Tue November 13th, 2012, 5:10 pm

Just read on Diana's blog that Starz will be making this. I don't think we have that in the UK so fingers crossed that one of the other networks will show it.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue November 13th, 2012, 6:35 pm

I'm not sure but I think Starz had something to do with Pillars of Earth, which was eventually shown in the UK on Channel 4(?). Outlander may well be shown on Sky 1 or Sky Atlantic, though, as other Starz shows have been shown on these channels.
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Post by Madeleine » Tue November 13th, 2012, 7:57 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]I'm not sure but I think Starz had something to do with Pillars of Earth, which was eventually shown in the UK on Channel 4(?). Outlander may well be shown on Sky 1 or Sky Atlantic, though, as other Starz shows have been shown on these channels.[/quote]

Yes I thought that too, I don't mind as long as one of them shows it! :D ;)
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Post by Madeleine » Tue June 11th, 2013, 1:42 pm

Just had a peek at DG's website to see what was happening with this - and it's all go! They start filming in Scotland in either September or October (depending on which report you read). No names yet though!
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