Starz to create show based on sci-fi novel series Outlander

Chris Albrecht of Starz Entertainment announced today that the network will partner with Sony Pictures Television to produce Outlander, an original show adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling sci-fi series of books. Starz has ordered 16 episodes of Outlander, which begins lensing in Scotland this fall. The show is expected to premiere in 2014. The series …
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Starz developing Monsters of God series with World War Z production company and Straw Dogs writer/director

Starz recently announced that the network will develop a post civil-war drama series from award winning writer, director and producer Rod Lurie (The Contender, The Last Castle, Straw Dogs) in conjunction with Plan B Entertainment (World War Z). Lurie and his long-time producing partner Marc Frydman will executive produce via their Battleplan Productions banner. Set …
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