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‘American Gods’ Finally Gets A Start Date

Starz has been creeping into the Original Programming territory for quite some time now. With such hits like Spartacus, Da Vinci’s Demons, Power, Black Sails, and Outlander, they have now caught up on the other pay channels in regards to providing quality Original Programming. When it was announced that they would be adapting Neil Gaiman’s celebrated novel American Gods, fans were eagerly awaiting the adaptation. The show will follow Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) as he becomes a bodyguard for Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) and slowly be drawn into the fantasy world of deities and be central in the war between the Old Gods and New Gods.

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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…)

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2016 is going to be a good year for nerds. With Suicide Squad coming on Cartoon Network, Game of Thrones Season 6 just around the corner and with the Shannara Chronicles series well under way, nerd-centered television just keeps getting better. The good news keep piling up, however, with the latest news from the Starz network, who are sure to save you repeat silver screen viewings and alleviate your BluRay Release malaise.

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Psst. Hey you…yeah you! Do you like she-bitches, boomsticks, chainsaws, copious amounts of blood, and curiously strong jawed heroes? Well come around the Starz house on Halloween night and have yourself the treat of all treats with Ash Vs The Evil Dead.

With the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead, Starz is in full press mode promoting the premier episodes of Ash Vs The Evil Dead. They’ve just released a new trailer for the 10-episode first season of the half-hour series . It’s a shortened version of the trailer released at San Diego Comic Con, but features a few bits of new footage, and a new clip of Ash being one of the only heroes of Cinema that can get away with being a racist. (more…)

Starz Releases Official ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Poster

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Starz’s upcoming series, Ash vs. Evil Dead, now has now had its own official poster revealed! The series: a much anticipated follow-up of the cult classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead, is fittingly set to premiere on Halloween night. Ten episodes are in store for the first season, timed at a half hour each. The original Evil Dead franchise filmmakers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell will cover producing, while Craig DiGregorio will operate as executive producer and showrunner.

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