Surprising Facts About the television show Outlander

Posted by Dobestshowscom on October 9th, 2019

Outlander is a television drama produced by Sony Pictures Television and developed by Ronald D. Moore. The show was honoured with several awards like People's Choice Awards, Irish Film & Television Awards and Emmy Awards. The show was first aired on 9th August 2014. The fifth season is about to go on air from 16th February 2020.

Some of the amazing facts about the show are: 

  1. It was initially tapped as a film and not a television series. The Claire was played by 27 Dresses star Katherine Heigl. This made it like a different project.
  1. The character of Jamie Fraser was vied by many other actors. Gabaldon wants to play the dreamy Scotsman by Sean Connery or Liam Neeson. 
  1. Jamie who was played by Sam Heughan in the series declares in a proud manner of being a “true Scotsman.”
  1. Heughan was first to be cast for the show and producers found him perfect for the role.  The producers saw the recording tape and snatched him for the role after a skype interview.
  1. The writer was inspired by an episode of 'Doctor Who' to write the 'Outlander'.
  1. The costume department is very large which consists of shoes and gowns and comprises of multiple rooms. The costumes are hand-dyed.
  1. The set is packed with fraudulent dead carcasses for action scenes.
  1. The silicone wounds that coat Jamie's back are so delicate, that they need proper care while shooting.
  1. The show proved that a show which is a female-centric doesn't turn away male viewers. Men together consist of 50 % of the 'Outlander' U.S. public. The show is much about historical curacy, romance, great action scenes and science fiction.
  1. The crew gives particular attention to make the set according to 18th-century context and tried to make the lighting system as real to look. 
  1. It is a rare show where a woman owns her sexuality. It breaks the stereotype that women are considered as objects of attraction of men. 
  1. Balfe is associated with welfare World Child Cancer, and 'Outlander' supporters have helped her grow upwards of 0,000.
  1. The show was invariably compared to Game of Thrones. Outlander is more feminist-focused than GOT.
  1. Gabaldon made a cameo in episode 4 of season 1 as Iona MacTavish. She has two line dialogues in a very Scottish accent.
  1. Before the intimate scenes between Tobias Menzies and Balfe they wrote letters to each other to relieve the awkwardness of the scenes. 
  1. The show was shot in Scotland amidst the scenic natural beauty of the country. Primary locations for productions were New Zealand and Eastern Europe.
  1. Menzies said that he does not wish to wear a kilt, and regards it “a singularly ludicrous piece of apparel.
  1. The show made period details, costumes and food on the show were real food.

Outlander Season DVD of all the seasons is available online at very affordable prices.

  1. The crew hired a coach to teach the cast the ancient Gaelic dialect which was quite difficult to master.

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  1. Dresbach is married to Moore who is the executive producer of the show and suggested the books as a potential project.


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