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New trailer for Neil Gaiman adaptation ‘American Gods’

16 March 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Starz have announced that the highly-anticipated eight-episode first season of American Gods, adapted from Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, will make its network premiere on Sunday April 30th.

American Gods posits a different kind of war brewing – one between Old Gods and New. The traditional Old Gods, with mythological roots from around the world, fear irrelevance as their believers die off or are seduced by the money, technology, and celebrity offered by the New Gods. Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) is an ex-con who, left adrift by the recent death of his wife, becomes bodyguard and traveling partner to conman Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane). But in truth, Mr. Wednesday is a powerful old deity, on a cross-country mission to build an army and reclaim his lost glory.

Adapted from the award-winning novel, “American Gods” stars Ricky Whittle (“The 100,” “Austenland”) as Shadow Moon; Ian McShane (“Deadwood,” “Ray Donovan”) as »

- Phil Wheat

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Starz released a new trailer for American Gods

15 March 2017 11:02 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With only a month and a half to go until its premiere, Starz has released a new trailer for American Gods. The series, adapted from Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel, is developed by Hannibal‘s Bryan Fuller with Michael Green, and stars Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, Gillian Anderson, Crispin Glover, Peter Stormare and Orlando Jones. Watch the trailer here…

Mr. Wednesday is recruiting for his war against the new gods. Believe everything when #AmericanGods premieres April 30 on @Starz. pic.twitter.com/p5JTz8Urkv

American Gods (@AmericanGodsSTZ) March 15, 2017

American Gods tells the story of Shadow Moon (Whittle) as he is released from prison after the death of his wife. Upon meeting the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, he becomes the enigmatic man’s bodyguard, but quickly learns of a secret war brewing between the Gods of old mythology and the New Gods of today: money, technology and media. As Shadow travels »

- Ricky Church

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‘American Gods’ Trailer: Neil Gaiman’s Best-Seller Comes to the Small Screen — Watch

15 March 2017 9:56 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

After screening at South by Southwest, “American Gods” is set to premiere next month. Based on the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman, Starz’s upcoming adaptation tells the tale of Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle, “The 100”) and Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane, “Deadwood”) as they set out on a cross-country journey. Watch the trailer below.

Read More: ‘American Gods’: Bryan Fuller Celebrates Telling an Immigrant Story in a ‘Climate That Vilifies Immigrants’ — SXSW 2017

Here’s the synopsis: “‘American Gods’ posits a different kind of war brewing — one between Old Gods and New. The traditional Old Gods, with mythological roots from around the world, fear irrelevance as their believers die off or are seduced by the money, technology, and celebrity offered by the New Gods. Shadow Moon (Whittle) is an ex-con who, left adrift by the recent death of his wife, becomes bodyguard and traveling partner to conman Mr. Wednesday (McShane). But in truth, »

- Michael Nordine

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‘American Gods’ Trailer: Neil Gaiman’s Best-Seller Comes to the Small Screen — Watch

15 March 2017 9:56 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After screening at South by Southwest, “American Gods” is set to premiere next month. Based on the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman, Starz’s upcoming adaptation tells the tale of Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle, “The 100”) and Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane, “Deadwood”) as they set out on a cross-country journey. Watch the trailer below.

Read More: ‘American Gods’: Bryan Fuller Celebrates Telling an Immigrant Story in a ‘Climate That Vilifies Immigrants’ — SXSW 2017

Here’s the synopsis: “‘American Gods’ posits a different kind of war brewing — one between Old Gods and New. The traditional Old Gods, with mythological roots from around the world, fear irrelevance as their believers die off or are seduced by the money, technology, and celebrity offered by the New Gods. Shadow Moon (Whittle) is an ex-con who, left adrift by the recent death of his wife, becomes bodyguard and traveling partner to conman Mr. Wednesday (McShane). But in truth, »

- Michael Nordine

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Watch the Newest ‘American Gods’ Trailer, Featuring Ominous Ian McShane

15 March 2017 9:36 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

By now, you’ve probably seen some sort of promotion for Bryan Fuller’s upcoming series “American Gods.” But the latest trailer for Starz’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel lays out the conflict a little more clearly than the previous, more oblique promos: The old gods brought to America by various groups of immigrants are fading, supplanted in the public consciousness by the new gods of tech and media and conspiracy theories. There’s not enough belief to go around — but the old gods, led by Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) aren’t going to go quietly.

In the middle of all this is Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), an ex-con widower. He tags along as Wednesday’s muscle, encountering other gods in dire straits like Anansi (Orlando Jones), Czernobog (Peter Stormare), and Easter (Kristin Chenoweth) during Wednesday’s attempt to drum up an army. “We’re at war already,” Wednesday »

- Oriana Schwindt

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American Gods Trailer: Shadow Moon Gets Mixed Up in 'Some Really Weird $#*!' in First Look at Starz Drama

15 March 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

An incredible, eye-popping war is brewing between Old Gods and New in this first trailer for Starz’s American Gods series, which premieres Sunday, April 30 at 9/8c.

RelatedGillian Anderson Joins American Gods, Reuniting With Hannibal‘s Bryan Fuller

Adapted from Neil Gaiman’s award-winning novel by Bryan Fuller (Hannibal) and Michael Green (Kings), American Gods finds traditional Old Gods, with mythological roots from around the world, fearing irrelevance as their believers die off or are seduced by the money, technology and celebrity offered by the New Gods. The 100‘s Ricky Whittle plays Shadow Moon, an ex-con who, left »

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New ‘American Gods’ Trailer Goes Large & Dark

15 March 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Just days after a preview at SXSW, American Gods is revealing more in a new trailer Starz unveiled today ahead of the series’ April 30 premiere. Executive produced by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, the eight-episode series based on Neil Gaiman’s bestseller starring Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Gillian Anderson, Orlando Jones, Crispen Glover and Emily Browning gets very trippy and very bloody as the new peek above shows. American Gods posits a different kind of war brewing… »

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‘American Gods’: Bryan Fuller Celebrates Telling an Immigrant Story in a ‘Climate That Vilifies Immigrants’ — SXSW 2017

11 March 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

During the premiere screening of “American Gods” at SXSW, the audience was largely wrapped in stunned silence. But given the enthusiasm paid to the cast and creators in a post-show panel discussion, the new Starz series is off to a good start.

“It’s definitely a different show than we set out to make because the political climate in America shat its pants,” Fuller said to open the Q&A. “We are now telling immigration stories in a climate that vilifies immigrants.”

The cast on hand well-represented the series’ onscreen diversity. In addition to Fuller and co-showrunner Michael GreenBetty Gilpin, Jonathan Tucker, Yetide Badaki, Orlando Jones, Bruce Langley, Crispin Glover, Pablo Schreiber, Emily Browning, Ian McShane, and Ricky Whittle were all on hand to discuss the premiere.

One of the things that was exciting for us in casting the show was that so much of the book is based »

- Ben Travers

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‘American Gods’: Bryan Fuller Celebrates Telling an Immigrant Story in a ‘Climate That Vilifies Immigrants’ — SXSW 2017

11 March 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

During the premiere screening of “American Gods” at SXSW, the audience was largely wrapped in stunned silence. But given the enthusiasm paid to the cast and creators in a post-show panel discussion, the new Starz series is off to a good start.

“It’s definitely a different show than we set out to make because the political climate in America shat its pants,” Fuller said to open the Q&A. “We are now telling immigration stories in a climate that vilifies immigrants.”

The cast on hand well-represented the series’ onscreen diversity. In addition to Fuller and co-showrunner Michael GreenBetty Gilpin, Jonathan Tucker, Yetide Badaki, Orlando Jones, Bruce Langley, Crispin Glover, Pablo Schreiber, Emily Browning, Ian McShane, and Ricky Whittle were all on hand to discuss the premiere.

One of the things that was exciting for us in casting the show was that so much of the book is based »

- Ben Travers

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7 Things We Learned About ‘American Gods’ at SXSW Premiere

11 March 2017 11:48 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Austin, Texas — The hotly-anticipated TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s best-seller “American Gods” made its world premiere Saturday at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, where the team behind the upcoming Starz series teased the fantasy drama, in anticipation of the April 30 premiere.

Creators Bryan Fuller and Michael Green were joined by a mega-sized panel, including cast members Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber, Crispin Glover, Yetide Badaki, Bruce Langley, Orlando Jones, Jonathan Tucker and Betty Gilpin.

“I’ve never seen any of the show before and I thought it was f—ing amazing!” McShane, who plays Mr. Wednesday, exclaimed at the premiere, after screening the episode for the first time, alongside the audience. “I was riveted and I’ve never seen anything like it.”

Here’s what we learned about “American Gods” at SXSW:

The TV series will please fans of the book because Bryan Fuller and Michael Green are major devotees themselves:

“Our »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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SXSW: Nerdist Releases Schedule to Highlight Baby Driver, American Gods and Free Fire

10 March 2017 3:10 AM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

‘Tis the season for film screenings, amazing music, and nonstop eating. That’s right, it’s time for SXSW, and Nerdist is back in Austin taking over Bangers Sausage House & Beer Garden (79 Rainey St.) for Nerdist’s Backyard Bash presented by Alpha. Taking place from Friday, March 10 –Sunday March 12, fans who attend will be treated to party games, celebrity interviews, live performances, and all the beer and BBQ they can handle.

Highlighting this year’s event will be cast appearances from Baby DriverAmerican GodsWin It All, and Free Fire. The time of these appearances and the list of talent attending (along with the rest of the entire weekend schedule) is below.

As an added bonus, Alpha members who attend will get a free beer and entrée any day they attend. 

For more information, go to backyardbash 

Friday, March 10:

12pm - 1pm: Rooster Teeth (Gus Sorola, Miles Luna, »

- Gig Patta

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Orlando Jones reveals Mr. Anansi's look in Starz's American Gods adaptation

8 March 2017 12:44 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

I don't think anyone is more excited about the upcoming American Gods series from Starz than I am. I mean, I love me some Neil Gaiman (still waiting on that Sandman movie!) and I personally think American Gods is his masterpiece (bold statement, I know). And the cast is pitch-perfect! Ian McShane as Mr. Wednesday, Gillian Anderson as Media, and, of course, Orlando Jones as Mr. Anansi! And now we finally... Read More »

- Damion Damaske

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Get Acquainted With Mr. Nancy In New Pic For Starz’s American Gods Series

6 March 2017 3:05 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Meet Mr. Nancy. He’s the African trickster god and one of the many, many deities lining the roster of American Gods, Starz’s live-action interpretation of Neil Gaiman’s celebrated fantasy tome.

Pitched as a fusion of Clash Of The Titans and The Grifters, the series largely revolves around Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), an ex-con looking to make amends after being released from prison. Taken under the wing of Mr. Wednesday (Game of Thrones and John Wick alum Ian McShane), American Gods then follows our protagonist as he navigates the seemingly never-ending battle between gods old and new.

Mr. Nancy (Aka Anansi) hails from the older end of the spectrum, and is the only deity so far to warrant his own novel spinoff, Anansi Boys. Will the fan-favorite go on to headline a TV spinoff? It’s not off the table, according to actor Orlando Jones, who spoke with »

- Michael Briers

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SXSW: What TV Shows Are Heading to the Austin Festival?

6 March 2017 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Now in its 30th year, SXSW is heading back to Austin for more than a week filled of music, screenings, BBQ and tacos — and this year, television has a major presence at the Texas fest. Historically a celebration of film, music and interactive events, SXSW started introducing TV to its lineup with panel, screenings and stunts over the past few years, as part of the “episodic” programming.

Stay up-to-date with times and locations as studios and networks release event info with Variety’s handy master list. We’ll be updating frequently, so don’t forget to bookmark this page for all the details…

Saturday, March 11

American Gods” — 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Vimeo Theater in the Convention Center

After the world premiere screening of Starz’s television adaptation of author Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods,” Bryan Fuller and Michael Green will join cast members Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning »

- Dani Levy, Sarah Ahern and Will Thorne

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American Gods: Starz Releases Season One Series Premiere Date & Key Art

23 February 2017 2:37 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The old gods will face off against the new gods on premium cable, this spring. The American Gods TV show will premiere on Starz, Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 9:00pm Et/Pt. Check out the eerie key art, above and below. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green serve as writers and showrunners.A television adaptation of Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel of the same name, American Gods stars Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, and Pablo Schreiber. The cast also includes Yetide Badaki, Bruce Langley, Crispin Glover, and Orlando Jones. Additionally, the Starz cast includes Gillian Anderson, Kristin Chenoweth, Jonathan Tucker, Cloris Leachman, Peter Stormare, Chris Obi, Demore Barnes, Corbin Bernsen, and Mousa Kraish.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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"American Gods" - The Old and The New

23 February 2017 1:40 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

From TorontoFilm.Net, Sneak Peek more of producer Bryan Fuller's TV series adaptation of "Sandman" author Neil Gaiman's "American Gods", premiering debuting April 20, 2017 on Starz:

"....'Shadow Moon' is a man serving three years in prison for assault. With only days remaining in his sentence, Shadow is given an unexpected early release after his beloved wife 'Laura' dies in a car accident. Flying home for the funeral, Shadow is seated next to a man calling himself 'Wednesday', who offers Shadow a job, he seems confident Shadow will accept.

"Arriving home, Shadow finds that the life he thought was waiting for him is gone. With no other options, he accepts Wednesday's offer. At first, it appears that Wednesday is nothing but a con artist who runs scams for cash and needs Shadow as a collaborator and bodyguard. Shadow soon learns that Wednesday is in fact the god 'Odin' of 'Norse' mythology. »

- Michael Stevens

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Fanatic Feed: Two Renewals, a Premiere Date and an Underground Legend!

23 February 2017 12:46 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

We have news from Starz, History Channel, Fox and Wgn America.

All of it is wonderful!

Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated eight-episode first season of their original Series American Gods, adapted from Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, will make its network premiere on Sunday, April 30th at 9/8c. 

Starz also debuted the U.S. key art, which you can see below.

Both announcements come ahead of the World Premiere and extended Q&A of the series at SXSW in March. The series will debut publicly at the festival on March 11 at 11c at the Vimeo Theater in the Austin Convention Center followed by an extended Q&A moderated by Kcrw’s Elvis Mitchell.

Showrunners and cast in attendance will include Bryan Fuller, Michael Green, Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber, Crispin Glover, Yetide Badaki, Bruce Langley, Orlando Jones, Jonathan Tucker and Betty Gilpin.

American Gods »

- Carissa Pavlica

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American Gods’ First Look: Mr. Wednesday and Shadow Moon Begin Their Road Trip Into Weirdness

23 February 2017 10:25 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Buckle up because Starz is revving up for its “American Gods” premiere this spring.

The network announced the series will be released on April 30 and also released a first look at key art from the series. The image features the mysterious Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) with his bodyguard and traveling partner Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), an ex-con who’s at loose ends after his wife’s death.

In the world of novelist Neil Gaiman, who wrote the international best seller on which this series is based, it’s the strength of people’s belief that give the gods strength, but these days people are worshipping New Gods: technology, celebrity, and media, among other things.

Read More: Swsw Episodic Lineup to Include ‘Dear White People,’ ‘American Gods

Mr. Wedensday and Shadow Moon are on a cross-country road trip with big goals, to reclaim the lost glory of the Old Gods because »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘American Gods’ First Look: Mr. Wednesday and Shadow Moon Begin Their Road Trip Into Weirdness

23 February 2017 10:25 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Buckle up because Starz is revving up for its “American Gods” premiere this spring.

The network announced the series will be released on April 30 and also released a first look at key art from the series. The image features the mysterious Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) with his bodyguard and traveling partner Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), an ex-con who’s at loose ends after his wife’s death.

In the world of novelist Neil Gaiman, who wrote the international best seller on which this series is based, it’s the strength of people’s belief that give the gods strength, but these days people are worshipping New Gods: technology, celebrity, and media, among other things.

Read More: Swsw Episodic Lineup to Include ‘Dear White People,’ ‘American Gods

Mr. Wedensday and Shadow Moon are on a cross-country road trip with big goals, to reclaim the lost glory of the Old Gods because »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Premiere Date & Key Art for Starz Series American Gods

23 February 2017 10:03 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Based on Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name, the Starz series American Gods will premiere on Sunday, April 30th (following its world premiere at SXSW) and is teased in new key art.

Press Release (via TheFutonCritic): Beverly Hills, Calif. - February 23, 2017 - Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated eight-episode first season of FremantleMedia North America produced Starz Original Series "American Gods," adapted from Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, will make its network premiere on Sunday, April 30th at 9Pm Et/Pt.

Starz also debuted the U.S. key art. Both announcements come ahead of the World Premiere and extended Q&A of the series at SXSW in March. The series will debut publicly at the festival on March 11 at 11 Am Ct at the Vimeo Theater in the Austin Convention Center followed by an extended Q&A moderated by Kcrw's Elvis Mitchell. Showrunners and cast in attendance will include Bryan Fuller, »

- Derek Anderson

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