Starz and Bryan Fuller’s American Gods suffered a minor setback with Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation star Sean Harris abdicating the role of Leprechaun “Mad Sweeney,” but now locks down a notable Orange is the New Black star to replace him. Pablo Schreiber has ascended to godhood, joining Starz’ new Neil Gaiman drama in a pivotal role.
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Bryan Fuller’s Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods finally got up and running before cameras, but not without a few snags. Not only has Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation baddie Sean Harris exited the role of Mad Sweeney, but so too has a clash in direction put the series behind schedule, and in need of a new director of photography.
Apart from the excitement of a new TV Star Trek series on the horizon, Trekkies had to wonder how CBS might structure the new All-Access series after its network premiere. Rest assured, CBS intends to keep to the weekly model over Netflix’s binge drop, while network brass hopes to debut even more new All-Access series in the years to come.
The prospect of a Hannibal future seems farther and farther each day, with Bryan Fuller split between American Gods and Star Trek, and its stars all off in their own galaxy, though fans well know the most fertile ground left to cover would be that of Silence of the Lambs. Rights issues made it impossible before, but Mads Mikkelsen claims NBC was close at the time of Hannibal’s cancellation.
Bryan Fuller’s new CBS Star Trek has yet to confirm any real production details beyond the creative talent involved, but the streaming sci-fi series may yet explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations up north. We’re talking of Canada, of course, as rumor has it the new series will diverge from its predecessors with a Toronto production.
It’s taken an eon to finally descend from Olympus, but Starz and Bryan Fuller’s take on Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is finally going before cameras. Starz has announced the official start of production with new cast photos, while stars Cloris Leachman, Peter Stormare and more join the roster.
Having only recently table read, it could be some time before Starz’s American Gods delivers any real first look, but Bryan Fuller’s cast continually proves itself worthy of Olympus. Latest to join the series in God-ly roles are none other than Jonathan Tucker and Back to the Future icon Crispin Glover, but as whom?
Among the many questions raised by CBS’ announcement of a new All-Access streaming Star Trek for 2017 under Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller, fans had to wonder if a TV return would follow the J.J. Abrams reboot films, return to the original timeline, or perhaps exist independent of both. Now, reports suggest that not only is the original continuity back in play, we know which Star Trek properties the new CBS iteration will fall between.
Starz and Bryan Fuller’s American Gods has been rather meticulous with the casting to date, and now the floodgates may have opened. Not only has Sean Harris joined in the favorite role of Mad Sweeney, but so too has American Gods found its Bilquis and Technical Boy.
The casting of Starz’s Bryan Fuller-adapted American Gods has been slow going, but grows more divine with every addition. After the casting of our Shadow Moon and Ian McShane’s Mr. Wednedsay, Emily Browning has joined American Gods in the role of Laura Moon, a “tricky character” from Neil Gaiman’s original novel.