Outlander fans, your wait is almost over. Starz announced today that the series adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books will debut Saturday, August 9.
Starz will air 16 episodes of the series that’s currently shooting on location in Scotland. The Outlander series follows Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) as she navigates the hidden dangers of 18th century Scotland. When she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire’s heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
The cast also includes Tobias Menzies as Frank Randall, Graham McTavish (Dougal MacKenzie), Gary Lewis (Colum MacKenzie), Lotte Verbeek (Geillis Duncan) and Duncan Lacroix (Murtagh FitzGibbons Fraser).