Outlander: The best Scottish filming locations in S2

Gary Rose goes for a spin in the Highlands, taking in the Culloden battlefield, the place that doubles as Cranesmuir and a working medieval village. It’s early October, but it feels like July, as I hit the road from Inverness’s implausibly wee airport. “I don’t bother to check the weather forecast, it changes by the minute,” says Andy, my kilted driver and tour guide. Sunshine … Continue reading Outlander: The best Scottish filming locations in S2

Outlander: How Claire almost killed Dougal in S2

If the executive producer of Outlander had his way, Claire would always be the “badass” on the Starz drama, admits author Diana Gabaldon. So when the writers were preparing to kill off Dougal MacKenzie (Graham McTavish) at the end of season 2, the original thought was to have Claire (Caitriona Balfe) do the fatal deed — even though Gabaldon’s Outlander book series dictated otherwise. In … Continue reading Outlander: How Claire almost killed Dougal in S2

Love Outlander? S1 and S2 Filming location map revealed

A map revealing the filming locations of the hit TV series, Outlander, has been released by VisitScotland. Fans of the series, which is based on the bestselling novels by Diana Gabaldon, can follow in the footsteps of their favourite characters by visiting the locations across Scotland – including one in Dumfries and Galloway. Most of the action of the second series of Outlander is set … Continue reading Love Outlander? S1 and S2 Filming location map revealed

Outlander’s Sam Heughan on Why S3 is “Like Having a Death in the Family”

*Spoilers – If you don’t want to know what happens, stop here!* “It’s always hard when we’re apart,” he says of co-star Caitriona Balfe. The above quote is enough to make the fans, including us, just fall O-U-T! It’s been just under four months since Outlander fans had to say good-bye to Claire and Jamie Fraser during the emotional Season 2 finale. But it’s also … Continue reading Outlander’s Sam Heughan on Why S3 is “Like Having a Death in the Family”

Poldark S2 Epi4: A Tip of the Tricorn Hat to Kyle Soller

Poldark S2 Epi4: A Tip of the Tricorn Hat to Kyle Soller by Amanda-Rae Prescott *Major Spoilers* Although the episode started with other characters in the spotlight, by the end it was clear that Kyle Soller’s tragic final performance as Francis Poldark stole the show. This episode made me realize that for quite a while I have undervaluing his performance. Francis’s character arc in S2 was a … Continue reading Poldark S2 Epi4: A Tip of the Tricorn Hat to Kyle Soller

Outlander – Skye Boat Song | Team Past – Dancing with the Stars

We absolutely ‘luvbed’ this dance, particularly because of the chosen song! Verra well executed. Maureen McCormick, Artem Chigvintsev, James Hinchcliffe, Sharna Burgess, Calvin Johnson, Lindsay Arnold, Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke dance to “Outlander – Main Title Theme (Skye Boat Song)” by Bear McCreary ft. Raya Yarbrough on the Dancing with the Stars’ Season 23 Eras Night! ~ Video via Dancing with the Stars Continue reading Outlander – Skye Boat Song | Team Past – Dancing with the Stars

Filming Wraps For The Battle Of Culloden In Outlander S3: Just How Did Jamie Survive?

*Spoilers ahead* If you do not want any spoilers for Outlander S3, don’t read any further! History is a key element in Starz’s time-traveling TV show, Outlander. Through her series of books, author Diana Gabaldon plays with historical accuracy at times, using real life people and events to help unfold the plot of her main characters, Jamie and Claire Fraser. In last season’s finale, Claire … Continue reading Filming Wraps For The Battle Of Culloden In Outlander S3: Just How Did Jamie Survive?

Outlander S3 Behind the Scenes Photo; New Soundtrack and Wine!

Co-executive Producer Matthew B. Roberts has shared another behind the scenes photo of Outlander S3. Meanwhile, another track from the upcoming S2 soundtrack of the TV series has been released online. Roberts continues to tease fans with another behind the scenes picture from the filming location in Scotland. The new picture is a vast open space with beautiful clouds in the sky and mountains in … Continue reading Outlander S3 Behind the Scenes Photo; New Soundtrack and Wine!

Inside Outlander’s Hunt for Claire Fraser

An exclusive adaptation from the book The Making of Outlander: The Series. In this adaption from The Making of Outlander: The Series, author Tara Bennett goes behind the scenes of the show’s early production, including the long search to find the right actress to play Claire and the major effort required for the show to be filmed in Scotland. CASTING For two decades, Diana Gabaldon’s … Continue reading Inside Outlander’s Hunt for Claire Fraser

A Claire Cosplayer Reviews The Hot Topic & Torrid Outlander Collection

Blacklanderz’s own Amanda-Rae Prescott doing what she does best . . . Outlander’s Claire Cosplay. Enjoy the post! Wearing my gold French Claire dress outside of comic cons and Outlander fan meetups isn’t socially acceptable. Logo t-shirts are great for running errands but are too casual for my workplace. I wanted Outlander themed pieces that I can get away with wearing to work. The picture … Continue reading A Claire Cosplayer Reviews The Hot Topic & Torrid Outlander Collection