Flavorwire Exclusive: A First Look at Sam Heughan in Starz’s ‘Outlander’

Starz’s new series Outlander, based on the popular book series by Diana Gabaldon, follows a married nurse named Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) through time as she jumps back from 1945 to 1743. In this new time period, she’s suddenly caught up in a love affair with Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a young Scottish warrior.

In this exclusive video, we get a closer look at Jamie in Outlander — and at your newest crush, Sam Heughan, and his swoon-worthy accent.

Outlander is a visually stunning science-fiction romance, seamlessly blending together various genres with an emotional impact. The show premieres on Starz on August 9.