We Know How AMERICAN GODS Will Go Beyond Neil Gaiman’s Book (Exclusive) | Nerdist
There are few things in TVland we're more excited about than Starz's upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel, American Gods. What's not to love about a Bryan Fuller-produced show that features an incredibly divine cast including Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Crispin Glover, Gillian Anderson, Orlando Jones, Kristin Chenoweth, and Jeremy Davies?! Fuller's got a plan in place to go far beyond Gaiman's original story, and today's Nerdist News has the scoop! Join host and goddess of Nerdist News, Jessica Chobot, as she reveals which supporting character from the American Gods novel is stepping up big time for the TV show. Spoilerphobes may want to stop reading now, 'cause we are doing this. You've been warned! OK, you good? One of the fan-favorite characters from the book was Mad Sweeney, a leprechaun who went off on his own for portions of the story. Pablo Schreiber is playing Mad Sweeney on the show, and if our source is correct, we're gonna actually see a lot of what he was
Looks like we’re getting…
- More fleshed out “Coming to America” bits!
- Lots more Mad Sweeney!