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Bryan Fuller talks Neil Gaiman’s American Gods TV series

August 31st, 2014 by Marc Comments

If you’re not watchin Hannibal from Bryan Fuller you need to rectify that immediately, if not sooner.

Now the Hannibal producer has talked about his upcoming adaptation of of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods with STARZ: “Right now we are breaking the third episode, and then if it does go, it would start filming sometime mid-to-late 2015 and probably wouldn’t be on anybody’s television until 2016. But that’s cruising along very nicely.

“It’s basically following the events of the books but expanding those events, and expanding the point of view to go above and beyond Shadow and Wednesday [the book’s two main leads]. In that way, as with ‘Game of Thrones,’ there are dozens of characters that you’re tracking through the events and that’s probably the biggest similarities between the worlds, in that there’s a wide variety of characters at play.”


He says they may expand beyond the original book and embrace its prequel Anansi Boys: “I believe that we have permission to use – since Anansi Boys are in the world of American Gods – that we would be allowed to use those as well.”

Will Gaiman write for the series? “He’d better,” jokes Fuller, “he’d Goddamn well better.”

Sounds like there’ll be no need to ever leave the living room in the next few years will all the potentially amazing TV coming…

Source: Craveonline

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….