‘Outlander’ Stars Sam Heughan And Caitriona Balfe Will Appear At Comic-Con 2015
Fans should be excited to learn that the two main stars of Outlander, along with other members of the production crew, are set to make an appearance at Comic-Con this year. According to the Wrap, both Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser) and Caitriona Balfe (Claire) will be presenting during the event. Executive producer Ronald D. Moore and author Diana Gabaldon will also be joining the two on stage.
This year’s Comic-Con is set to begin July 11, with the members of Outlander presenting in Ballroom 20 of the Convention Center. Along with answering questions from fans, the group is also expected to talk about the coming season.
While the TV series has been a huge hit at previous Comic-Con events, the show has also been a large success with TV audiences. With the show’s second season already in production, there have been a number of spoilers leaked that should keep fans excited about what’s ahead.
The new season of Outlander will see some major changes for its main characters as they head to France. With a new setting in mind, there are going to be quite a number of new faces in Season 2.
According to Zap2it, the new season will feature Andrew Gower as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Prince Charlie, aka Prince Charles Edward Stuart, is a currently exiled prince of the Catholic royal dynast who has big plans to return to power.
Speaking of royalty, Stanley Weber will be playing Le Comte St. Germain, a French nobleman. St. Germain is a businessman in the wine trade, who quickly becomes at odds with Claire after she significantly interrupts a shipment of his goods.
Aside from nobleman and royalty, the new season will also feature characters of the more common sort. Dominique Pinon is set to play a healer named Master Raymond, who creates a unique connection with Claire, while Robert Cavanah will be playing Jaime’s cousin, Jared Fraser. Rounding out the new cast is Romann Berrux as a French pickpocket and Rosie Day as Mary Hawkins, a young woman from England.
Along with the host of new cast members, this season of the show will also see a change in the scenery.
“It’ll look totally different,” Moore stated in an interview with Zap2it.
“It’s a whole new wardrobe, it’s a whole new color palette, it’s different fabrics. Now you’re dealing with the court of Louis XV, you’re dealing with French aristocracy,” Moore added.”It’s Paris, it’s an urban environment, it was the fashion leader of the time. Literally we’ve created an entire new wardrobe for the show.”
Season 2 of Outlander is expected to air in 2016.
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