The popular fantasy drama series- American Gods is coming back for a 3rd season. It is based on the novel by Neil Gaiman. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green are its creators for Starz network. Moreover, it 1st started airing on 3oth April 2017. The cast of the series includes- Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover, Bruce Langley, Yetide Badaki, Pablo Schreiber, Ian McShane, Orlando Jones, Mousa Kraish, Omid Abtahi, and Demore Barnes. In addition, the series has 2 seasons with 16 episodes to date. Its production and filming take place in Toronto, Oklahoma. Also, Living Dead Guy, J.A. Green Construction Corp., The Blank Corporation, Fremantle USA, and Starz Originals serve as the production companies for the show.
Premise and Accolades
The series follows Shadow Moon, who is about to release from prison finds out that his wife dies in a car accident. Therefore, he is released early for the funeral. After that, a series of events delay his trip home, during which time he meets the mysterious Mr Wednesday. Moreover, Wednesday keeps offering Shadow a job, which he refuses until Wednesday reveals that the job waiting for him at home no longer exists. Shadow accepts the offer to become Wednesday’s driver/assistant/bodyguard.
Furthermore, Shadow finds himself in a hidden world where magic is real and the Old Gods fear irrelevance in the face of the growing power of the New Gods, who include Technology and Media. In order to combat this deadly threat, Mr Wednesday attempts to unite the Old Gods to defend their existence and rebuild the influence they have lost. This leaves Shadow struggling to accept this new world and his place in it.
The series receives praise for its visual style and acting. Also, it has received two nominations at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Special Visual Effects. Moreover, three nominations at the 8th Critics’ Choice Television Awards, including Best Drama Series. Along with, Best Actor in a Drama Series for McShane. As well as, Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Gillian Anderson. Also, the series has won the Saturn Award in 2018 for Best DVD or Blu-Ray Television Release for Season 1.
American Gods Season 3 Updates and More
After the pretty good run of its 1st 2 seasons, the series is returning for a 3rd season. Season 3 will be based on Neil Gaiman’s, American infantry, with a total of ten episodes to see. After Jessie Alexander abandons the stage of this American infantry, Charles H. Eglee takes over the show. Majority of the cast is going to reprise their roles for the season 3. New faces like Marilyn Manson will also be seen. Manson’s character as a brand new Personality, a “Nordic death metal frontman” – Johan Wengren who has ties to Ian Mcshane’s Wednesday through his” Viking metal band” Blood Departure. Moreover, the upcoming season will focus mostly on Shadow Moon, who is hiding far from New Gods as Wisconsin in Lakeside. Furthermore, no news of any official release date is out yet. However, it is expected to come by this year itself. Till then, the fans can catch up on the 1st 2 seasons of the show.