Bryan Fuller and Michael Green step down as showrunners for the Starz series American Gods
Showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green have left the Starz series American Gods, according to Deadline. The series was renewed for a second season back in May, and according to the site, most of the scripts have already been written. There is a possibility that Neil Gaiman, who authored the award-winning novel the series is based on, might join as co-showrunner, though that is not confirmed at the moment.
Bryan Fuller and Michael Green created the adaptation of the novel American Gods and served as showrunners and executive producers. Fuller is also known for his work on Hannibal, Pushing Daisies and Star Trek: Discovery. Green is known for his work on Logan, Blade Runner 2049 and Alien: Covenant as well as the series Smallville.
Adapted from the award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman, American Gods stars Ricky Whittle (The 100, Austenland) as Shadow Moon, Ian McShane (Deadwood, Ray Donovan) as Mr. Wednesday, Emily Browning (Sucker Punch, Legend) as Laura Moon, and Pablo Schreiber (Orange is the New Black) as Mad Sweeney. Other cast members include Yetide Badaki (Aquarius, Masters of Sex) as Bilquis, Bruce Langley (Deadly Waters) as Technical Boy, Crispin Glover (Back to the Future) as Mr. World, and Orlando Jones (Madiba, Sleepy Hollow) as Mr. Nancy.
Additional cast on American Gods include Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Media, Kristin Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies, Wicked) as Easter, Jonathan Tucker (Kingdom) as Low Key Lyesmith, Cloris Leachman (Malcom in The Middle, Raising Hope) as Zorya Vechernyaya, Peter Stormare (Fargo, Prison Break) as Czernobog, Chris Obi (Snow White and the Huntsman, The Counselor) as Anubis, Demore Barnes (12 Monkeys) as Mr. Ibis, Corbin Bernsen (L.A. Law) as Vulcan, and Mousa Kraish (Superbad, Fast & Furious) as The Jinn.
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