Deadline reports that Starz will be producing a television series based on Diana Gabaldon’s time-travel novel Outlander. Battlestar Galactica vet Ron Moore will be writing the series. Sony Pictures TV, who purchased the adaptation rights to the series, is backing the project.
Outlander mashes together time travel, historical fiction, adventure and romance. It’s about a married woman named Claire, a British Army nurse in World War II, who accidentally travels through time back to 18th century Scotland, where she finds love and romance.
Outlander is the first book in a series of seven books (with an eighth novel scheduled for next year) and a graphic novel. The series is comprised of: