‘American Gods’ Gets April Premiere Date on Starz (Photo)

Starz’s “American Gods” adaptation will premiere on April 30, the premium cable network announced Thursday.

Ricky Whittle stars in the adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel, which portrays a war between the old gods of biblical and mythological roots and a new group of gods “reflecting society’s modern love of money, technology, media, celebrity and drugs.”

Emily Browning and Ian McShane also star. Michael Green and Bryan Fuller will act as showrunners and executive producers, while David Slade will direct.

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Additionally, Starz has released a new poster for the series, which will have its world premiere at the SXSW conference and festival in Austin  March 11.

Eight episodes of “American Gods” will premiere Sunday, April 30 at 9 p.m. ET on Starz.

 

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Starz’s “American Gods” adaptation will premiere on April 30, the premium cable network announced Thursday.

Ricky Whittle stars in the adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel, which portrays a war between the old gods of biblical and mythological roots and a new group of gods “reflecting society’s modern love of money, technology, media, celebrity and drugs.”

Emily Browning and Ian McShane also star. Michael Green and Bryan Fuller will act as showrunners and executive producers, while David Slade will direct.

Additionally, Starz has released a new poster for the series, which will have its world premiere at the SXSW conference and festival in Austin  March 11.

Eight episodes of “American Gods” will premiere Sunday, April 30 at 9 p.m. ET on Starz.

 

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'American Gods' First Look: Kristin Chenoweth as Easter (Photo)

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