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American Gods is an Award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman. The story is a blend of Americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on a mysterious and taciturn protagonist, Shadow. Gods and mythological creatures exist because people believe in them. Immigrants to the United States brought with them dwarves, elves, leprechauns, and other spirits and gods. We don't have word on a specific premiere date but when we do we'll update our schedule page. Below is a list of our latest news and featured articles for American Gods. If you can't find something below try the search bar above.

American Gods No Longer Planned for HBO

American Gods No Longer Planned for HBO

This may come as disappointing news to many of you out there.  Neil Gaiman did an AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit today and had the following reply to one of his fans asking the question: “I always hear things about an American Gods HBO Series, pilots and greenlights and all sorts of things. Whats the truth?“.  Here was his answer: There is an American Gods TV series in the works. It’s no longer with HBO. The moment that things are ready to be announced I am sure they will be, either legitimately or via a leak in a big Hollywood Agency mailroom. We’re not sure...

An Inside Look: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

An Inside Look: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Legends are little masterpieces of culture, fit together like puzzle pieces of different generations that shape the entire whole. Each country has these legends, going back centuries in time, that have helped define the place it eventually became. When it comes to America, we lack many of those archaic adventures. Neil Gaiman took advantage of that gap in our history by spinning the brilliant and riveting tale American Gods, which creates legends out of nothing with such ease, it’s hard to believe that his stories haven’t been told around fires since the beginning of America’s...

American Gods on HBO Not Official… Yet

American Gods on HBO Not Official… Yet

photo credit: John Nakamura Remy cc The world of television entertainment development is a fickle mistress. Sometimes word gets out about a series well before it has become official. Today Neil Gaiman, author of the book American Gods tweeted the following in response to a new round of articles detailing American Gods on HBO: Seeing news stories about AMERICAN GODS being “officially greenlit” at HBO. These are just people talking on the internet & not true at all. — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) June 30, 2013 We aren’t too suprised to hear Neil say something like this....

More Details on HBO’s American Gods Series

More Details on HBO’s American Gods Series

All has been quiet on the American Gods front for some time now. HBO itself has not commented on the series at all while Neil Gaiman has periodically given updates on the script. From what we can tell the project is still moving forward and Gaiman has been working hard on getting the script right for the premium cable network we all love. The latest comes from the Cambridge International Student Film Festival last month where Neil took control of the festival’s official Twitter account to dish out a few details about the upcoming series: -The premiere episode of American Gods will be...

What Is American Gods All About Anyway?

What Is American Gods All About Anyway?

American Gods is a modern-day treatment of ancient myths, focused mainly on the gods coming from Norse traditions. Through the travels of the main character, Shadow Moon, we’re introduced to a world that occupies the same space as ours, but has more going on underneath than we’ve ever dreamed. On Gaiman’s website, American Gods is described this way: As unsettling as it is exhilarating, American Gods is a dark and kaleidoscopic journey into an America at once eerily familiar and utterly alien. Basically, as people immigrated to America, they brought their gods with them. The...

Production to begin on HBO’s ‘American Gods’

Production to begin on HBO’s ‘American Gods’

The British author of ‘American Gods’ is ready to start work on his new, purportedly six season, series for HBO.  In an interview at the Guardian Book Club at the Edinburgh international book festival, the author said: “I got the email yesterday saying that the final contractual tos and fros have been sorted out and I should be free within a couple of weeks to start writing.” American Gods is based on the premise that the gods of ancient mythology exist in present-day America and are kept alive by people’s belief in them. He said the story would make a better TV...

Neil Gaiman Spills More Info on ‘American Gods’

Neil Gaiman Spills More Info on ‘American Gods’

Two weeks ago we let you know about a new series coming to HBO based on Neil Gaiman’s eclectic novel: ‘American Gods.’ The author recently sat down with MTV for an interview to give us a clearer vision of what to expect on HBO next year.  Here’s part of the interview: Tags: Movie Trailers, Movies Blog Six seasons, Neil?!  Might want to check with HBO first :)  Anyway we hope you’re right, of course.  But HBO generally renews series’ from year to year.  We’ll keep an eye on this one.  Nothing is official so don’t get TOO excited just...

Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ Coming to HBO

Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ Coming to HBO

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is making it’s way to HBO’s premium cable network.   American Gods is a Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman. The novel is a blend of Americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on a mysterious and taciturn protagonist, Shadow.  The central precept of the novel is that gods and mythological creatures exist because people believe in them. Immigrants to the United States brought with them dwarves, elves, leprechauns, and other spirits and gods. However, the power of these mythological...

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