On June 1 Starz announced that its smash hit drama series “Outlander”starring Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan has been renewed for two more seasons. The network has committed to adapting “Voyager” and “Drums of Autumn,” books three and four of author Diana Gabaldon‘s series of eight novels. Season two of the romantic fantasy premiered on April 9 and concludes on July 2. Dish “Outlander” with Hollywood insiders in our notorious forums – Click Here
In making the announcement, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said, “‘Outlander‘ is like nothing seen before on television. From its depiction of a truly powerful female lead character, to the devastating decimation of the Highlander way of life, to what is a rarely seen genuine and timeless love story, it is a show that not only transports the viewer, but inspires the passion and admiration of its fans. On this 25th anniversary of the publication of the first book in the U.S., we are thrilled and honored to be able to continue the story that began with author Diana Gabaldon, and is brought to life by the incredibly talented Ronald D. Moore. There are no better storytellers for ‘Outlander‘ than this team, both in front and behind the camera.”
“Outlander” earned an Emmy nomination in 2015 for Best Music Composition. And at the recent Golden Globes it picked up a trio of nominations: Best TV Drama Series, Best TV Drama Actress (Balfe) and Best TV Supporting Actor (Tobias Menzies). Will the second season get even more awards love?
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