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2014s Most Anticipated Television Adaptations
List of Anticipated television adapatations, including Outlander.
Source: Word and Film     Date: Jan 31, 2014


5 Reasons Why Outlander Could Be Our Next Game of Thrones

Source: Zimbio     Date: May 2, 2014


Australia gets Outlander
Australia's Soho channel is picking up Outlander.
    Date: Feb 12, 2014


Breakfast Buddies
'Outlander's' Diana Gabaldon and 'Game of Thrones' George R.R. Martin are breakfast buddies
Source: Zap2It     Date: Jan 21, 2014


Brian Ferguson: Outlander gives Scots studio hope
Discusses the scale of the Outlander project and the impact it may have on the chances of Scotland getting a new film studio.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Mar 16, 2014


Casting and Production Round-Up
Overview of the casting situation to date.
Source: Geeks Unleashed     Date: Feb 26, 2014


Doune Castle film set besieged by Outlander fans
Very nice article about the castle and filming, with good quotes from Sam and Cait. Also mention of the Heughligans and Caitriots. Has Sam mentioning the scars on his back.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Mar 11, 2014


Filming in Glasgow: New American TV show Outlander
Mention of filming in George Square in Scotland.
Source: Herald Scotland     Date: May 19, 2014


Former River City actor Sam Heughan on becoming heart-throb and filming on his home turf for starring role in Outlander TV series
Discusses many things including working on a set where people are wandering by walking their dogs.
Source: Daily Record     Date: Mar 12, 2014


Glasgow boost as U.S. TV drama comes to Scotland
Article about how the filming of Outlander benefits to Scotland.
Source: Evening Times     Date: Jul 20, 2013


http://www.strathspey-herald.co.uk/News/A-piece-of-Hollywood-comes-to-Badenoch-03042014.htm
Discusses filming at the Highland Folk Museum at Newtonmore and positive effects on local economy.
Source: Strathspey& Badenoch Herald     Date: Apr 3, 2014


Outlander – A Fan’s Encounter with Filming!
An article by a fan who went with a group to deliver baked goods to an Outlander filming site.
Source: Three if By Space     Date: Apr 3, 2014


Outlander Adds Steven Cree, And We Speculate Over The Premiere Date
Information about previous Steven Cree roles and speculation about a premiere date.
Source: Cinema Blend     Date: Apr 10, 2014


Outlander Author Diana Gabaldon Will Make An Appearance On The Starz Series
Article about Diana preparing for her cameo.
Source: Cinema Blend     Date: Feb 9, 2014


Outlander Novels Finally Come to Life
Coverage of Outlander being shown on Showcase in Canada. Shows parts of trailers and brief clips of Sam, Cait and Tobias.
Source: ET Canada     Date: May 5, 2014


Outlander's Ron Moore Will Adapt But Stay Loyal to the Book Series
Talks about Diana's cameo and adaptation process.
Source: Hollywood Reporter     Date: Jan 10, 2014


Outlander's Sam Heughan Drops The Kilt for JJ Spotlight! (Behind the Scenes Photos)
Mysterious behind the scenes photos. If anyone knows why he's wearing those... pants, please let me know.
Source: Just Jared     Date: Aug 5, 2014


Outlander: Starz Announces Season 1 Premiere Date
Announces the premiere date for Outlander. Includes a video in which Diana, Ron, Sam, Cait, Tobias, Gary, Graham and Lotte describe Outlander in 3 words.
Source: Access Hollywood     Date: May 8, 2014


Outlander: Starz version of opening scene revealed
Discusses opening scene and punishment scene.
Source: Entertainment Weekly     Date: Jan 10, 2014


Perthshire castle to play starring role in major US historical drama

Source: Herald Scotland     Date: Mar 12, 2014


Reporter notes from Herald Scotland Article
Notes from Phil Miller's visit to the set of Outlander at Doune Castle. Lots of interesting tidbits about fans, castle locations, dogs on set, extras, and people sending Sam peanut butter.
Source: Herald Scotland     Date: Mar 12, 2014


STARZ Launches Apothecary Cabinet Ahead of Outlander Premiere
An article about the successful online engagement of Outlander fans leading up to the launch of the show. Discusses strategies of fan engagement and measures of success.
Source: Lost Remote     Date: Jun 26, 2014


Starz plays it smart with Outlander
Discussion of why Outlander is a good business decision and should be encouraging to investors.
Source: Motley Fool     Date: May 14, 2014


Starz' Outlander Series Fully Expected to Get a Second Season
Starz' CEO Chris Albrecht says he'd be shocked if they didn't do a second season.
Source: Deadline Hollywood     Date: Jan 10, 2014


Tartan company in line for lucrative TV merchandise deals
Discusses the company manufacturing the Outlander tartan. Including possible future merchandising deals. Mentions that initial talks involved 4 different tartans and that they wanted them to be rougher than modern tartans.
Source: Herald Scotland     Date: Mar 20, 2014


News Related to Outlander People, but not Outlander

Awed star hails Battle of Britain heroes after playing young Spitfire ace
A very thoughtful interview with Sam about the meaning and emotion involved in portraying this bit of history.


Batman Live Star Becomes Hero
Batman Live star Sam Heughan becomes real life superhero as he helps catch alleged thief.
Source: Daily Record     Date: Jan 6, 2012


Caitriona Balfe supports Childhood Cancer Day
A brief article about Caitriona and the Caitriots raising money for Childhood Cancer.
Source: Hello! Daily News     Date: Feb 15, 2014


Comics and work-outs
Comics and work-outs give new Batman star flying start on stage.
Source: London Evening Standard     Date: Aug 16, 2011


First Light joins the squadron of Battle of Britain films
Discusses the film First Light and includes some quotes from Sam about his starring role as Geoffrey Wellum.
Source: Herald Scotland     Date: Sep 13, 2010


River City to Gotham City: Scots actor Sam Heughan dons the cape in Batman Live
Long interview with Sam about getting and playing Batman in Batman live.
Source: Daily Record     Date: Jul 28, 2011


Sam Heughan profile
Essentially a fluff piece about eligible bachelors and is referring to a 23 year old Sam Heughan. But it's cute nonetheless.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Nov 8, 2003


Sam Heughan profile
A fluff piece about a 22 year old Sam. Amusing, mysterious quotes about legs and tights. And Sam's early reluctance to get into theater.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Jan 12, 2002


Sam Heughan: Hottie of the Week
Dudley Media Group names Sam Heughan Hottie of the week.
Source: Dudley Media Group     Date: Feb 2, 2014


Scot hopes Hollywood role will be launchpad to stardom
Interesting article in that it's talking about a 22 year old Sam and a film that as far as I can tell never actually got released. But it has some very nice quotes from others who have worked with Sam, including the head of acting at RSAMD.
Source: The Scotsman     Date: Jan 3, 2004


Top five theatrical sex scenes
One of the scenes chosen is from Outlying Islands with Sam. I'm mostly linking to this because the quote about the scene being "performed with a lovely tenderness, humour and truth" seems to be such a good expression of what we're looking for in Outlander.
Source: The Telegraph     Date: Aug 31, 2002