“Outlander’s” Duke of Sandringham has been found.
Simon Callow (“Four Weddings and a Funeral”) will play the Duke.
The character is described as someone who is, “as opulent and flamboyant as they come in the 18th century. With a propensity for all things beautiful, the Duke rarely hears the word no. We learn, like many men of power during this time, he has his hands in a few different cookie jars.”
The Duke has connections to a number of the characters in Season 1, something readers of Diana Gabaldon’s books know well.
“Outlander,” from Starz and Sony Pictures Television, has been filming in Scotland, but just wrapped production for the year. It will resume next year.
The series stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire, Sam Heughan as Jaime and Tobias Menzies as Frank/Captain Jack.
It will premiere on Starz in 2014.
-- Jolie Lash