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More American Gods Cast Announced As Production Begins

More American Gods Cast Announced As Production Begins
As production commences on Starz’ 10-episode adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel American Gods, Gaiman has been on-set tweeting pics while the PR department has been busy announcing new members of the cast. The show is about an ex-convict, Shadow Moon, who unwillingly becomes involved in a war between the old Gods imported to American by immigrants and new Gods of modern world; the Gods of celebrity, drugs and media. Cloris Leachman... 

Three More Cast In American Gods

Three More Cast In American Gods
Starz has announced three more roles have been cast in its major TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, joining headliners Ian McShane as Mister Wednesday, Emily Browning as Laura Moon and Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon. Yetide Badaki (Aquarius, Masters Of Sex) will play Bilquis, Sean Harris (The Borgias, Prometheus) will play Mad Sweeney and Bruce Langley (Deadly Waters) will play Technical Boy. The series will begin production next... 

American Gods Casts Emily Browning As Laura Moon

American Gods Casts Emily Browning As Laura Moon
Emily Browning (Sucker Punch, Legend) has been cast as Laura Moon in Starz’s upcoming television adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel American Gods. Emily Browning in Sucker Punch Laura Moon is the wife of  central character Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle). At the start of the story she has been preparing for her husband’s pending prison release but he then he goes off an unexpected journey across America as the body guard to the mysterious... 

Ian McShane Is American Gods’ Mr Wednesday

Ian McShane Is American Gods’ Mr Wednesday
With his much-anticipated appearance on Game Of Thrones just weeks away, the ever-brilliant Ian McShane (Deadwood, Lovejoy) has now also been confirmed for another major telefantasy appearance. He has landed the plum role of Mr Wednesday in Starz’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. Which in a roundabout way, means he’s also playing Thor’s dad. Let us explain. The series, like the book, is a kind of supernatual road movie across the... 

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Series Casts The 100’s Ricky Whittle As Shadow Moon

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Series Casts The 100’s Ricky Whittle As Shadow Moon
American Gods has nabbed itself a British star. Oldham-born ex-Hollyoaks star Ricky Whittle (who’s recently been getting a whole new fanbase on the US YA show The 100) has been cast in the lead role of ex-convict turned Norse God errand boy Shadow Moon in the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel.   “I’m thrilled that Ricky has been cast as Shadow,” says Neil Gaiman. “His auditions were remarkable. The process of taking... 

BUZZ News Shorts: The Muppets, Guardians Vol 2, American Gods & More

BUZZ News Shorts: The Muppets, Guardians Vol 2, American Gods & More
••• ABC has ordered three more episodes of The Muppets, bringing its first season run to a total of 16 episodes, which seems an odd amount. Still, it’s a sign of the network’s confidence in the show which has been a moderate ratings hit. [via The Hollywood Reporter] ••• In a US TV season in which networks have been ruthlessly cutting back on episode orders for underperforming shows, FOX has gone one step further: it’s cut the episode... 

30 Days Of Night Director For TV Version Of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods

30 Days Of Night Director For TV Version Of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods
David Slade, who directed 30 Days Of Night and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse as well as defining the visual style of the Hannibal TV series, will be reuniting with Hannibal showrunner Bryan Fuller to helm the pilot for the TV version of Neil Gaiman’s novel American Gods, reports Deadline. As with Hannibal Slade will also serve as an executive producer on American Gods and is expected to direct several other episodes as well. Bryan Fuller (also known... 

Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman Short Story Collection Due in February

Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman Short Story Collection Due in February
A few months back, fantasy master Neil Gaiman revealed to a curious tumblr fan that he was working on a new short story collection. At the time, no further details were given aside from the book’s title, Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances. It’s now been confirmed that the anthology will be released on Tuesday 3rd February, and will include a Doctor Who story written to commemorate the show’s 50th anniversary, a companion... 

American Gods Series May Include Anansi Boys Characters

American Gods Series May Include Anansi Boys Characters
Loyal Neil Gaiman fans amongst you may remember that a couple of months ago, we reported that US cable network Starz had picked up a concept for a TV adaptation of American Gods, to be produced by FremantleMedia. With funding made available and the wheels of the project now set in motion, more news has broken regarding Gaiman’s own involvement in the series, and what – or perhaps whom – we might expect to see putting in appearances... 

Graphic Novel review: Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book

Graphic Novel review: Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman is a name that has been associated with high quality tales for many a year now. From The Sandman to American Gods and Coraline, Gaiman is known for his diverse talent through various mediums – short stories, novels and graphic novels to name a few. Influenced along the way by such authors as C.S. Lewis and Lewis Carroll, Gaiman has become one of the most popular names in literature with his unique vision and successes achieved both critically... 
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