Starz (start your free trial) announced today it has given the green light to Men in Kilts Season 2. Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish will hit the road again for a six-episode second season of the hit travel docuseries Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham.
Men in Kilts Season 2 will explore different parts of New Zealand. You can watch Heughan and McTavish announce the new season in the video below!
Developed by Heughan and McTavish, the original series is produced by Boardwalk Pictures, in association with Sony Pictures Television. Heughan and McTavish conceived the original idea and serve as executive producers alongside Alexander Norouzi, Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Sarina Roma and Kevin Johnston, who also serves as director.
Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham is a fun-filled buddy travelogue led by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish. Heughan and McTavish will continue their immersive adventure travel experience, this time in New Zealand. They will revel in the Scottish influence of New Zealand, while diving into its own history.
In Season one, Heughan and McTavish reunited for an epic adventure in Scotland, exploring their heritage and meeting an incredible collection of people who truly showcase what it means to be Scottish.
The half-hour, eight-episode first season of the series offers the duo’s one-of-a-kind perspective on everything from Scottish clans and the Battle of Culloden to whisky tasting and folk dancing, with Sam and Graham’s witty banter and hijinks leading the way.
Whether hanging off the edge of a cliff, wrangling a flock of wild sheep or discovering the true legacy of their Outlander characters, both men dive headfirst into each and every experience.
“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, previously.
She added: “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.”
“We are so excited to take viewers on this epic adventure with Sam and Graham. Their bond of friendship and genuine curiosity about the rich culture of Scotland is going to make for an unforgettable journey for all,” added Holly Jacobs, Executive Vice President, Alternative and Syndication Programming, Sony Pictures Television.
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.
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 DuckTales.
McTavish 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.
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