Thank Your Starz for MEN IN KILTS with Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish
We’re predicting Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham is going to be a HUGE hit!
Starz, a Lionsgate company, has just picked up the unscripted travel docu-series Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham created by and starring Sam Heughan (Outlander, Bloodshot, The Spy Who Dumped Me) and Graham McTavish (Outlander, Preacher, Hobbit trilogy) from Sony Pictures Television.
The half-hour, eight-episode series is a celebration of Scottish history and culture as Heughan and McTavish take viewers along on their adventures, discovering the rich, complex heritage of their native country, meeting various local artisans and experts, and experiencing genuine moments of awe and fascination as the duo share their travels with the audience rather than simply guiding them.
The journey of “Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham” takes viewers from the heart of Scotland at Glencoe, the site of a great massacre and major clan feud to Inverness and the Culloden battlefield, the site of a great battle and historic turning point, known well to fans of “Outlander,” that molded Scotland as we know it today.
“’The genuine curiosity and passion that Sam and Graham have for the landscapes they visit and the stories they uncover while traveling through the heart of Scotland makes ‘Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham’ a truly enjoyable journey of discovery for the audience,” said Christina Davis, President, Original Programming of Starz. “The series gives context and texture to Highland life and history, woven together, much like the tartan for which Scotland is so famous, and we look forward to taking this road trip with these two great friends.”
Sam Heughan is best known to television audiences for his portrayal of Jamie Fraser on the hit STARZ Original series Outlander. He has been nominated for multiple awards for this role including: BAFTA Scotland award, Critics Choice, People’s Choice and a Laurence Olivier award. Most recently seen in Bloodshot alongside Vin Diesel, and The Spy Who Dumped Me with Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis, Heughan began his career at the The Traverse Theatre Edinburgh and The Royal Court London, has appeared in many television, film and theater productions and has played London’s West End.
Graham McTavish’s career as an actor spans 35 years in film, television, theater, animation and video games. He most recently starred as ‘The Saint of Killers’ in the television series Preacher, based on the cult graphic novels of the same name. He is best known as Dougal Mackenzie, the machiavellian war chief, in the STARZ hit show Outlander, and ‘Dwalin’ in the Hobbit trilogy. He is also known to fans of Castlevania, as ‘Dracula,’ as well as other well-known performances in Lucifer, Colony, Creed, Rambo and as ‘Fergus McDuck’ in Duck Tales.
He began his career in theater in the UK appearing at, among others, The Royal Court Theatre, the National Theatre and the Royal Lyceum Theatre, as well as writing, producing and performing his own play about Vincent van Gogh which toured throughout the world to critical acclaim.
We’ll keep you posted on when Starz will air the premier of Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham.
We’re predictingWe’re predicting Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham is going to be a HUGE hit!