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American Gods

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2016 left us with no shortage of nerdy television shows to watch and we can sit back and relax without fear since 2017 will be no different. Not only are will boob tube lovers  be treated with continued seasons of Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who (Finally!), and much more; some amazing new series are set to premiere this year, which every nerd should put on their must watch list. (more…)

SDCC16: Starz Releases “American Gods” Trailer

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Finally! The first live action trailer for American Gods has been released at Comic Con. The Starz panel, which included several of the cast members, the producers, showrunners/writers Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, and the man himself, Neil Gaiman, also included the announcement that Kristin Chenoweth was announced as landing the role of Easter, the goddess formerly known as Ostara, the goddess of spring. (more…)

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Perhaps one of the most anticipated television adaptations in recent history, Neil Gaiman‘s American Gods has had a solid cult status practically since it was first published. The imagination and creativity that Gaiman put into every aspect of the story – from the wonderful imagery to the stark contrast between the modern setting and the ancient mythology – seemed like the perfect foundation for a great show. Since Starz announced in July 2014 that they would finally be adapting the novel for TV, fans have been lapping up every scrap of news they can find. (more…)

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Neil Gaiman‘s now legendary novel American Gods was first released in 2001. Coming from such a flexible and dedicated writer – whose work ranges from Sandman to Coraline, Wayward Manor to Doctor Who – its solid cult status is hardly surprising. The book explores belief in all its forms, showing modern incarnation of gods through characters like Media and The Intangibles (spirits of the stock market), as contemporary faith shifts away from established religion. (more…)

The Day ‘American Gods’ Came to My Town

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A notice of filming was passed around to businesses in the downtown core, a new TV series called Mister Chocolates would be here for a couple of days in the first week of May to film on the main street in Guelph, Ontario. The Mister Chocolates logo at the top of the notice was in cursive, and decorated with a cute little handle-bar moustache between the words “Mister” and “Chocolates,” a series described as “a tale of two friends as they travel across the American Midwest.” Why did that sound familiar… (more…)

Here’s a project we haven’t heard about in a while! American Gods, the new TV series based on Neil Gaiman‘s deeply meditative fantasy novel about faith and mythology, has its Shadow Moon, and by that, we mean it’s main character. Playing the man caught in the cataclysmic battle between the old and new gods is Ricky Whittle, who you may know as Lincoln, the Grounder with a heart of gold in the CW’s post-apocalyptic drama The 100. Whittle has experience surviving what happens after the end of the world, but can he help stop it from happening? (more…)

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The struggle to get an adaptation of American Gods onto the small screen has been an annoying one for fans. Just a few weeks ago we received the news that HBO had decided to dump the project, leaving one of Neil Gaiman’s most beloved novels in limbo. Now, we have a buttload of good news for fans of American Gods. Not only is the television show getting the green light, it’s also going to be put together by some truly brilliant people. Scroll on for all the delicious details. (more…)

‘American Gods’ Not Coming to HBO After All

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In what’s surely a disappointment to legion of fans who follow Neil Gaiman, not to mention fans of challenging and unique series television, HBO has announced that they’re not proceeding with an adaptation of Gaiman’s critically-acclaimed fourth novel American Gods. The story of Shadow and Mr. Wednesday and their trek across America in front of a coming battle between the old gods and the new will have to remain on the book page for now. But now you’re asking the question why, and according to HBO, it sounds like they just couldn’t find the right way to turn Gaiman’s novel into an ongoing series. (more…)