Tobias Menzies

Tobias Menzies will be pulling double duty on Ron Moore's new Starz series Outlander.

Based on the book series from Diana Gabaldon, Outlander follows Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743 and forced to marry Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a young Scottish warrior.  

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The Games of Thrones alum will play the roles of both Frank Randall and Jonathan "Black Jack" Randall. Frank is Claire's 20th century husband, a professional historian with a deep interest in the 18th century and his own genealogy. Jonathan is Frank's ancestor from the 18th century, a captain in the English Army who's a dark and violent man.

Battlestar Galactica's Moore will write and executive-produce with Jim Kohlberg.

Menzies is best known for playing Edmure Tully, whose wedding was "celebrated" in the shocking penultimate episode of Game of Thrones last season. 

The 16-episode series, which will begin filming in Scotland this fall, is slated to premiere in 2014. Will you watch?