After years of on and off discussions American Gods in some sort of film version is becoming a true reality as a long running series for HBO that is set to debut sometime in 2013 with 10 to 12 episodes per season as reported by THR. Supposedly the long story line Gaiman and producers have planned out would entail events beyond the events of American Gods running into the long talked about sequel at least that is what Gaiman's tweet says:
And for those asking, No, 6 years of AMERICAN GODS on TV doesn't mean just the 1st book. It means I need to write the 2nd now, for a start.Few details were released, but this little tidbit does show how they'll widen the well:.
Rich in religious folklore that spanned millennia and featuring deities from Greek and Nordic mythology, and even the Judeo-Christian monotheistic God making an appearance, in the contemporary U.S., American Gods will be effects-heavy to do justice to the awe-inspiring power of the divine beings. “There are some crazy things in there. We’ll probably be doing more effects in there than it’s been done on a television series,” said Goetzman.Let the casting discussions begin. Who would be the perfect Shadow?
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