Diana Gabaldon’s ‘Outlander’ headed for cable TV series! July 17, 2012Posted by Diana McCabe in News.
Tags: Battlestar Galactica, cable TV series, Diana Gabaldon, Outlander, Ron Moore, Sony
WELL, ALRIGHTY, THEN…
Yes! It _is_ true; while final contracts aren’t yet signed, we do have a deal with Sony Pictures for development of a cable-TV (as in HBO, Netflix, Starz, Showtime, whatever…that kind of thing) series.
Want more deets? Deadline Hollywood reports that Ron Moore — developer/executive producer of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA will write the series adaptation. Sony Pictures TV bought the rights. The project, according to Deadline Hollywood, will be taken to cable networks this week. The complete story from Deadline Hollywood is HERE.
@RonDMoore Now go tell that to the 10K people going nuts on my Facebook page. <g>—
Diana Gabaldon (@Writer_DG) July 17, 2012
Is this art a little too graphic for Outlander graphic novel? September 11, 2010Posted by Diana McCabe in Fun stuff.
Tags: Claire, Diana Gabaldon, Jamie, Outlander, The Exile
Apparently some of the artwork in Diana Gabaldon’s graphic novel THE EXILE, which is a retelling of the OUTLANDER story, was a little too graphic for some of the editors. I’m not gonna post it here but you can take a look at it by visiting Diana Gabaldon’s blog if you CLICK HERE. She explains it all. Suffice to say, the artwork is of Jamie and Claire’s wedding night. I plan to buy the graphic novel. Hope I can download it onto my iPad.
Tags: Claire, Diana Gabaldon, Jamie, Outlander
OUTLANDER author Diana Gabaldon — who is recuperating after knee surgery — shares this snippet of a song from Mike Gibb, a lyricist and playwright who is a huge OUTLANDER fan. He and his friend, Kevin Walsh, want to do a musical telling of the Jamie and Claire story. On her blog, Diana says “There’s a possibility that this song-cycle might eventually be the bones of a stage production, but for now, it’s just songs.” She notes that the copyright to the song is hers and it’s OK to download and share the song for free. CLICK HERE to play it. Or, go to her blog HERE to play it and leave her a comment! (I’ve also downloaded it below so hopefully one of these links will work!) What do you think?!
The song is called “Blood of my Blood.” Diana says she likes it.
Will the musical come before a movie? Diana says she’s extended the option agreement with Essential Entertainment, including a new clause allowing them to explore the possibility of making a mini-series, in addition to or instead of a feature film.
Meanwhile, Gibb says that he’ll launch “Outlander the Musical” in Aberdeen on July 31. He’ll showcase eight songs from the score: “Falling,” “I Am Ready,” “Could I Surrender My Heart?,” “Is Tu Fuil ‘o Mo Chuislean,” “Such A Fool,” “Farewell,” “Safe,”and “The Right Road.” The songs will be performed by Scottish actor/singers Allan Scott-Douglas (a 6’2” red headed Scot!) and Sue Robertson.
A CD of 14 songs from the score will be released on that same day. For more info on the CD, email him at email@example.com. The CD is available mail order starting Aug. 1, but you can pre-order. (US $15 plus $4 postage).
Tags: Diana Gabaldon, Outlander, The Exile
Check out the new book cover for Diana Gabaldon’s THE EXILE, an Outlander graphic novel due out Sept. 21. The story is a retelling of the Jamie/Claire story. See anything wrong with the cover? On her blog, Diana says: “Yes, yes, yes, Claire should indeed be wearing her shoes here [g], and with luck, that will be fixed along with a number of other small things. And the flashes among the rocks are musket-fire.”
Diana’s website says THE EXILE is told mainly from Murtagh’s point of view, but the book blurb on Amazon.com says the story is told from “Jamie Fraser’s point of view, revealing events never seen in the original story and giving readers a whole new insight into the Jamie-Claire relationship.”
In either case, we get a retelling of the OUTLANDER story. Diana wrote the script and the artwork is by Hoang Nguyen. To see initial sketches, go to Diana’s website HERE. Follow the link. Once you are on her site, look for “Excerpts” and then scroll down until you see her links to THE EXILE sketches.
Scotsman.com interview with Diana Gabaldon
Video: Diana Gabaldon on how she started ‘Outlander’ series
What’s your favorite ‘movie’ video of Diana Gabaldon’s ‘Outlander’?
What’s up with Diana Gabaldon’s ‘Outlander’ movie?
Tags: Diana Gabaldon, Outlander movie
Movie news: Direct from Diana on her Web site …. “There really isn’t any to speak of, but I know by this time that the fact that I don’t say anything isn’t sufficient to convince y’all that nothing’s going on. The option held by Essential Entertainment has expired, but they want to renew it, and we want to let them. So once that’s done, if anything’s changed or develops further, I’ll tell you, OK?”
Graphic novel: THE EXILE: AN OUTLANDER GRAPHIC NOVEL, which is loosely based on OUTLANDER, will be released Sept. 28. Diana says there’s a new storyline in this novel because the story is told from Murtagh’s point of view. But she says readers of the original will recognize many of the major events in the graphic novel. Diana wrote the script and the artwork is by Hoang Nguyen. Now — we all wanna know what Claire and Jamie look like! If you go to Diana’s site and click under “excerpts” at the top of the page and then go to the left-hand side of the page — you’ll see she’s listed the graphic novel. Click on that and ou see links to some of the sketches. She’s got an early sketch of Jamie and one of Claire. So check it out! (CLICK HERE to get to her site. Follow the link that pops up.)
Book 8: She’s working on it and hopes to have an excerpt up on her Web site soon. She doesn’t have a publication date for Book 8. She also had this to say: “BTW, I don’t know where this silliness gets started, but evidently there’s some nitwit rumor going around to the effect that Echo is the last book of the series. Don’t be ridiculous; why on earth would I end it that way if it was? Have a little sense, now, people, would you? (No, I don’t know whether Book Eight is the last one, either. If it turns out that it is, I’ll mention it, though. On the cover. In big red-foil letters.)”
CLICK HERE to read Claire Black’s recent interview with Diana Gabaldon in the Scotsman.com.