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Of the six main characters, who are you most looking forward to seeing perform in OUTLANDER... Here's a rundown:
- Kainan - Jim Caviezel
Jim Caviezel playes the Outlander alien than crash lands on Earth. Best know for roles in The Count of Monte Cristo, and Mel Gibson's controversial The Passion of the Christ, Jim has a quiet manner and a likeable pressence.
- Freya - Sophia Myles
The lovely Sophia Myles plays a Viking Princess and warrior, and Rothgar's daughter, in Outlander. After a small role in Underworld, she stared in Tristan and Isolde, and more recently has been starring in CBS' 'Moonlight.'
- Wulfric - Jack Huston
Jack Huston's Wulfric is Rothgar's Nephew. His Father was the king, and the movie opens with his father, Halga's funeral. Jack is an up an comming talent that comes from a long line of cinematic heredity, and is out to prove that he's not in this movie just because of who his relatives are.
- Rothgar - John Hurt
Rothgar is the King of the viking tribe. John Hurt has a long history of sci-fi roles including what may be one of the most memorable movie deaths ever. In Ridley Scott's 'Alien' a small monster burst from his chest in a kind of painful and twisted birth. Interestingly, John hurt also stared in the Video Game "Privateer 2 - The Darkening" which is a spinoff of the Wing Commander series and was helmed by Outlander Producer Chris Robert's brother Erin.
- Gunnar - Ron Perlman
Ron Perlman may just be one of the busiest men in Hollywood. In Outlander, his Gunnar is the leader of a rival faction of Vikings that fights with our heroes. Ron has a long list of credits and has recently completed work on Hellboy 2. He also has a number of sci-fi credits that includes Alien Ressurection and Star Trek: Nemesis. He also does a lot of voice work as in Titan A.E. and numerous video games. Interestingly, He also voiced one of the characters in the Wing Commander Academy animated series that aired on the USA network
- The Moorwen - Computer Animated by the Team at Spin Productions
The Moorwen is the alien monster that crashes to Earth along with Kainan. It is completely computer generated. The team at spin productions worked for more than a year to bring the concepts created in pre production by Ninth Ray studios and Patrick Tatopolous to life. Completely photorealistic, the effects work is said to be top notch and some of the best put to film.