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American Gods Season 2 Will Explore What It Means to Live in the Age of Social Media and Surveillance States

Some of the most fascinating things about Starz’s adaptation of American Gods revolve around the major changes made in order to make the show feel contemporary. Neil Gaiman first penned the original novel back in 1999 when the world was a drastically different place – and heading into season two, the show is still coming up with unique ways to stay relevant. Read More >>

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Report: American Gods Is Experiencing More Showrunner Issues

American Gods is only about to enter its second season, but it’s had almost as much turnover as the Trump administration. The newest shake-up involves showrunner Jesse Alexander, who himself replaced Michael Green and Bryan Fuller after they were pushed out. Now, it looks like he’s being pushed out too. As the Hollywood Reporter puts it, he’s been “fired but not fired.” Read More >>

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American Gods is Turning Media Into a Millennial

It truly sucks that Gillian Anderson won’t be reprising her role as shape-shifting deity Media on American Gods. But it sounds like the producers of season two are taking the opportunity to add a similar character that will present the same kind of ideas, but in a totally different and fresh way. Read More >>

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Starz’s Hopes for American Gods’ Future Requires Them to Get Extra Creative

During his presentation at this year’s Television Critics Association press junket, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht was open about the network’s desire to keep the success it saw with the first season of American Gods moving forward as it looks to the future. Ideally, Albrecht said, American Gods would go on indefinitely. Read More >>

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Conversations With God: How Chris Obi Deals With (Playing) Death on American Gods

Most times when we see the personification of death in fiction, it’s presented as a cold or grim persona. Not so for Anubis on the TV show adaptation of American Gods. Here, the Egyptian god of the afterlife is stoic but unexpectedly warm; he has a job to do, one that fills most people with dread, but he doesn’t seem like that bad a guy. And that’s largely due to the performance of actor Chris Obi. Read More >>

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Neil Gaiman Is Making Sure TV Doesn’t Spoil American Gods 2

American Gods 2 isn’t happening anytime soon. Author Neil Gaiman first teased the sequel to his best-selling novel, now a TV show made by the US Starz network, back in 2011. Six years later, there’s no date in site. But that hasn’t stopped Gaiman from pulling a quasi-J.K. Rowling and keeping the showrunners on their toes. Read More >>

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Neil Gaiman Could Not Be Happier With the American Gods TV Series

That was the pervasive sentiment of the American Gods panel at Comic-Con yesterday, summed up by Neil Gaiman himself: “As a general rule, if you loved it in the book, it is probably going to end up on your screen.” Read More >>