After sitting on the shelf for quite some time, "Outlander" is finally getting a limited release in the States -- surprising when you consider that the budget is close to 50 million dollars and the cast includes some recognizable names. Badass Vikings battling an alien creature. Plus, it's rated R! You would think the marketing folks wouldn't have had a hard time selling this one. Came across an insightful article on how the idea/script was developed. Eighteen years in the making? Talk about perseverance.