3:12pm PT by Sydney Bucksbaum
Watch the 'Outlander' Stars Surprise "Hunky Highlanders" at Comic-Con
Outlander fans who happened to be outside the Hilton Bayfront at Comic-Con on Saturday were treated to quite the once-in-a-lifetime surprise.
The cast and showrunners of the Starz time-traveling romance drama met up with the giant group of hunky Highlander cosplayers for a photo op that can only happen at the pop culture confab. Sam Heughan, who stars as Jamie Fraser, Caitriona Balfe (Claire Randall Fraser), Tobias Menzies (Frank Randall and Black Jack Randall), Sophie Skelton (Brianna Randall) and Richard Rankin (Roger Wakefield) as well as executive producer Ron D. Moore and author Diana Gabaldon posed with the shirtless men and tartan-clad women and The Hollywood Reporter was on the scene for the fun moment.
As the group huddled together for photos, Heughan led the crowd in chanting, "Outlander!" while two of the cosplayers hopped on shoulders for a better view. The whole cast was all smiles as cameras captured the special moment.
Check out THR's video of the encounter below.
The hunky Highlanders will be wandering around and inside the convention center all weekend long, and they are game for photo ops with fans, so don't hesitate to ask if you spot one. They will also be stationed at the Outlander booth (#4029).